Skilled Trades
in Dufferin County

Skilled Trades are in high demand, learn more today about the opportunities that await in the county.

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What are Skilled Trades?

When you hear "Skilled Trades" a couple jobs may jump into your mind. In fact, in Canada there are over 300 designated Skilled Trades!

Skilled Trade Programs

In Dufferin County there is a high need for Skilled Trades workers, check out the programs that are in demand in the county.

Skilled Trade Jobs

For those in Skilled Trades, there are a number of employers who are likely looking for your skills!

How important are Skilled Trades?

Skilled trades play an important role in our economy and our society. Think about it, the sector touches almost every aspect of our lives from the homes we live in, to the cars we drive, to the food we eat. Canada depends on the work of skilled trades and needs skilled tradespeople.

News Articles
Attracting and Retaining Millennials Key to Future of Skilled Trades
Attracting and Retaining Millennials Key to Future of Skilled Trades

"Young people have different attitudes towards life and work than the generations before them," said Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development.

Ontario Increasing Investments in Skilled Trades
Ontario Increasing Investments in Skilled Trades

The Government will increase spending on Ontario's Pre-Apprenticeship Training program by $2.5 million this year, giving an additional 200 people exposure to good jobs.

Conference exposes students to opportunities in science, tech and skilled trades
Conference exposes students to opportunities in science, tech and skilled trades

Students from Grades 7 and 8 got to explore the fields of science, technology and the skilled trades at Durham College during the Expand the Possibilities.