Explore a Trade - 2024 Events

Explore Trades with Confidence

Please note that these programs are limited in space.  Participant outreach is conducted by Skills Council of Canada's outreach team as there is no open registration process. These event are not open to the general market due to limited space and safety requirements. If you are interested in participating, you must be between the ages of 15-29 years old and a Canadian Citizen. For more information email info@skillscouncil.ca indicating which trade you ae interested in.

Diverse Opportunities in Skilled Trades

Explore a range of careers with robust demand across various industries, ensuring wide-ranging job prospects.

Hands-On Expertise in Trade Professions

Gain valuable, practical skills through direct experience, setting a strong foundation for a fulfilling career in trades.

Lifetime Benefits of Trade Skills Mastery

Acquire expertise that lasts a lifetime, offering continuous advancement, personal growth, and adaptability in the job market.

April 25, 2024

  • Carpentry, Electrical, Plumbing.

May 2, 2024

  • HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning)

May 3, 2024

  • HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning)

May 8, 2024

  • Cosmetology, Hospitality, Computer Tech/Design

May 24, 2024

  • Home Renovation - Drywalling and Tiling

June 4, 2024

  • Horticulture and Landscape

July 4, 2024

  • Masonry, Electrical, Construction

July 18, 2024

  • Construction, HVAC, Automotive

August 1, 2024

  • Construction, HVAC, Welding

August 15, 2024

  • Cosmetology, Plumbing, Masonry

August 29, 2024

  • HVAC, Welding, Automotive

September 19, 2024

  • Construction, Baking, Plumbing

October 3, 2024

  • Masonry, Automotive, Construction

October 17, 2024

  • Cosmetology, Green Industries, Plumbing

November 21, 2024

  • Automotive, Electrical, Green Industries

December 5, 2024

  • Carpentry, Electrical, Welding
Discover the excitement and potential of skilled trades through our "Try a Skilled Trade" events being held during 2024. Each event is an interactive exploration of different trades, designed for those who are curious about hands-on work and its career opportunities.

What to expect:

Hands-on Activities: Participate in real-world tasks under the guidance of skilled professionals. Experience what it's like to work in trades like carpentry, electrical, plumbing, and more.
Information Sessions: Learn about each trade's career path, including the education needed, potential earnings, and growth opportunities.
Industry Speakers: Hear from experts and seasoned tradespeople about the ins and outs of their professions and personal success stories.

Explore Skilled Trades

Discover the excitement and potential of skilled trades through our "Try a Skilled Trade" events showcasing all the trades below. Each event is an interactive exploration of different trades, designed for those who are curious about hands-on work and its career opportunities.

Click below and learn more about the various Skilled Trades as part of Skills Council of Canada's Try a Skilled Trade events hosted at Judith Nyman Secondary School.
Discover culinary arts; craft flavors and create with our chefs.
Discover Hospitality: Craft Exceptional Guest Experiences in Tourism and Events.
Discover beauty trade secrets with 'Try a Trade' Cosmetology.
Unleash creativity: dive into baking's art at 'Try a Trade'
Discover the Digital World: Explore Computer Technology Trades Hands-On
Discover Home Renovation: Transform Spaces, Learn Skills, Build Futures.
Discover Masonry: Shape the World with Brick, Stone, and Concrete.
Discover the art of Horticulture; grow, design, and enrich life.
Discover Sewing: Stitch, Create, and Fashion Your Future with Us.
Discover the electrifying world of trade as an apprentice electrician.
Kickstart your journey as an Auto Body Technician with hands-on experience.
Experience hands-on auto service; learn maintenance and repair essentials.
Experience the creation of tomorrow: delve into construction at Try a Trade.
Discover carpentry: shaping wood into structures and artful masterpieces.
Explore HVAC: Shape the future of climate comfort and control.
Discover welding: fuse metals, craft strength in our Try a Trade.
Discover the art of culinary excellence in our Chef training.
Hands-on Experience in Essential Residential and Commercial Trades.
This Employment Ontario project is funded by the Government of Ontario.