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Current Sector Initiatives:
Love trees? The Arborist Ground Worker Training Program provides job seekers with industry training that enhances productivity, safety and efficiency while enhancing communication, problem-solving and critical thinking skills — all in a practical learning environment that mimics the workplace setting. There is no cost to participate.
This program is aimed at providing industry-specific, entry-level workplace skills to job seekers. This no-cost program provides participants with cross-training in various production divisions and environments.
We are inviting industry professionals and employers to participate and contribute to the development and experience of the program. To find out more, contact email@example.com
The General Carpenter Pre-Apprenticeship program is delivered in partnership with Mohawk College and the Carpenter’s Union Local 18. It is geared towards individuals between the ages of 18 and 29 who have an interest in pursuing a career in carpentry/construction.
Participants receive General Carpenter Level 1 Apprenticeship training, along with secondary trade exposure in Drywall, Acoustics and Lathing Application. There is no cost to participate.
The Career Foundation’s Made in the Trades: Guide to Trades & Apprenticeship provides job seekers and employers with valuable resources on trades and apprenticeship. Learn how to get started in the trades, access grants & training incentives, register as an apprentice, hire an apprentice, and more!
The Career Foundation’s Future@Work Podcast and Webinar Series focuses on new and emerging trends occurring across high-growth industries, including the skilled trades sector. We also highlight dynamic workforce development solutions that tackle talent needs and mismatches, and share career insights that truly develop human potential.
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Previous Events & Initiatives:
The Career Foundation runs several Skilled Trades-focused events each year, including hiring events, networking events and information sessions. Please click the event images below for more details, and stay tuned for similar events in future!