in Dufferin County
Skilled Trades are in high demand, learn more today about the opportunities that await in the county.
When you hear "Skilled Trades" a couple jobs may jump into your mind. In fact, in Canada there are over 300 designated Skilled Trades!
In Dufferin County there is a high need for Skilled Trades workers, check out the programs that are in demand in the county.
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.
"Young people have different attitudes towards life and work than the generations before them," said Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development.
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.
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.