Skilled trades and technology careers are important for our economy and an excellent career path for many young Canadians. But many don’t really know what these careers look like. That’s where National Skilled Trades and Technology Week (NSTTW) comes in. It’s an opportunity for Canadian youth to see skills and technology demonstrations, and also to get their hands on some of it.
Organized on the national level by Skills Compétences Canada, the first week of November is a week of events and information to promote career opportunities in skilled trades and technology in Canada. Member organizations, such as our Yukon chapter, engage with business and political leaders to help focus media attention on skilled trades and technology activities.
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Skills Canada Yukon also participates by offering workshops and presentations in classrooms on request.
Events happening this year! November 3-9, 2019
– November 4th, 2019 – Skills Canada Yukon is hosting a fashion technology workshop with Power Up!, Yukon Women in Trades & Technology’s girls group.
– November 6th, 2019 – Hosting an experiential booth at the Volunteer Yukon’s “Volunteer & Career Fair” at Yukon College.
– November 7th, 2019 – Hosting a technology focused workshop at Yukon Women in Trades & Technology’s “Young Women Exploring Trades” Conference.
– October 1st – November 7th, 2019 – Hosting a Skills Canada Yukon flag designing competition showcasing Yukon’s trades and technology sectors. The winning flag will be brought to the National Skills Competition 2020.
Skills Canada Yukon
108 Lambert Street
Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 1Z2
T: 867 332 7446