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Apprenticeship, Skilled Trades

Skilled Trade Workers Needed

Summer is just around the corner…

Heavy machine operators and construction workers are in high demand – that includes carpenters, roofers, plumbers, electricians, and more.

In fact, there is an incredible amount of opportunity for career growth and success in the Skilled Trades industry in Canada.

Did you know that Skilled Trade Workers are highly sought after by employers?


What is a Skilled Trade Worker?

In general, Skilled Trade Workers have received some form of specialized training to gain the skills required to create a particular product or deliver a service.

There are more than 200 designated trades in Canada. Some skilled trades are accredited (e.g. training and certification are required before services are sold) and some do not require certification.

There are four main categories of Skilled Trades. They are: Construction, Transportation, Manufacturing and Services (e.g. hair stylist).

Considering a career in Skilled Trades? Take a look at this Skills Trades Career Guide.

Skilled Trade workers often begin their career through an apprenticeship. What is an apprenticeship? Learn about it here.

Already working in the Trades? Employers are always looking for individuals with skilled trade experience.


Register with us to access exclusive job opportunities with employers.

Read Employment E-News – June 2016 – Skilled Trade Workers Needed


About Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre

Whether you're looking for a job, or wanting to hire new skilled job ready employees , the Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre can help. Locations in Pickering and Oshawa, Ontario, Canada.


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