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Hear from apprentices and employers who share their thoughts, challenges and perspectives about working in the skilled trades.

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Recent Videos & Podcasts

Raising Awareness – Women in Trades

Video

February 02, 2017

Filmed during Youth Day 2016, this video by the Industry Training Authority in BC shares the journeys, challenges and successes of women working in the skilled trades.

Trades Podcast – Marie-Pier

Audio

June 06, 2016

Trades Podcast

Women in Apprenticeship – Renée

Video

April 04, 2016

Renée Saunders, an apprentice welder from St. John’s, Newfoundland, discusses her path in the trades and her challenges and aspirations.

Trades Podcast – Jennifer Green

Audio

April 04, 2016

With university on the horizon, a high school co-op experience pushed Jennifer toward a career as an industrial millwright.

Women and Apprenticeship – Erin

Video

April 04, 2016

Erin Keough, Apprentice Electrician, Calvert Newfoundland, shows how the trades influenced her life growing up, and talks about the great opportunities made possible by her career path.

Trades Podcast – Vanessa

Audio

April 04, 2016

Vanessa, a journeyperson millwright in Alberta, talks about finding job satisfaction in her second career.

Careers in Trades: Sheet Metal Worker

Video

April 04, 2016

Kayla O’Brien, a licensed Sheet Metal Worker from Ottawa, Ontario, talks about her trade, her career path and why she thinks trades make the best careers.

Trades Podcast – Danielle

Audio

April 04, 2016

Hear Danielle, a female welder apprentice, talk about what attracted her to a career in the trades. Hint: She likes to play with fire.

#BecauseIts2016

Video

April 04, 2016

“Because it’s 2016” highlights women in the trades and non-traditional occupations. (source: www.becauseits2016.org).

Trades Podcast – Tina

Audio

April 04, 2016

Tina is an electrician apprentice who talks about the benefits of a trades career as a single mother … and how her own mother inspired her career choice.

Trades Podcast – Jamie McMillan

Audio

March 03, 2016

Jamie McMillan is a journeyperson ironworker passionate about her trade and getting more young women to consider the trades as a viable career option. Listen to how she found her own career path and how she helps others discover the trades!

Trades Podcast – Bobby Watt

Audio

January 01, 2016

Bobby Watt of RJW-Gem Campbell Stonemasons Inc. chats about his passion for his trade and his current projects, and also discusses some of his apprentice hiring practices and shares some tips.

Videos

Women in Apprenticeship – Renée

April 04, 2016

Renée Saunders, an apprentice welder from St. John’s, Newfoundland, discusses her path in the trades and her challenges and aspirations.

Raising Awareness – Women in Trades

February 02, 2017

Filmed during Youth Day 2016, this video by the Industry Training Authority in BC shares the journeys, challenges and successes of women working in the skilled trades.

Women and Apprenticeship – Erin

April 04, 2016

Erin Keough, Apprentice Electrician, Calvert Newfoundland, shows how the trades influenced her life growing up, and talks about the great opportunities made possible by her career path.

Careers in Trades: Sheet Metal Worker

April 04, 2016

Kayla O’Brien, a licensed Sheet Metal Worker from Ottawa, Ontario, talks about her trade, her career path and why she thinks trades make the best careers.

#BecauseIts2016

April 04, 2016

“Because it’s 2016” highlights women in the trades and non-traditional occupations. (source: www.becauseits2016.org).

Podcasts

Trades Podcast – Marie-Pier

June 06, 2016

Trades Podcast

Trades Podcast – Jennifer Green

April 04, 2016

With university on the horizon, a high school co-op experience pushed Jennifer toward a career as an industrial millwright.

Trades Podcast – Vanessa

April 04, 2016

Vanessa, a journeyperson millwright in Alberta, talks about finding job satisfaction in her second career.

Trades Podcast – Danielle

April 04, 2016

Hear Danielle, a female welder apprentice, talk about what attracted her to a career in the trades. Hint: She likes to play with fire.

Trades Podcast – Tina

April 04, 2016

Tina is an electrician apprentice who talks about the benefits of a trades career as a single mother … and how her own mother inspired her career choice.

Trades Podcast – Jamie McMillan

March 03, 2016

Jamie McMillan is a journeyperson ironworker passionate about her trade and getting more young women to consider the trades as a viable career option. Listen to how she found her own career path and how she helps others discover the trades!

Trades Podcast – Bobby Watt

January 01, 2016

Bobby Watt of RJW-Gem Campbell Stonemasons Inc. chats about his passion for his trade and his current projects, and also discusses some of his apprentice hiring practices and shares some tips.

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