Skills Ontario Presentation

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Skills Ontario Presentation

Is a career in a skilled trade or technology for you? Join us to find out.

By KEYS

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Online

About this event

KEYS Job Centre is pleased to host this interactive presentation from Skills Ontario.

During the presentation, you will:

  • Discover the benefits of careers in the skilled trades and technologies
  • Take a visual tour of the skilled trades and technologies that interest them: with topics such as median salary, description of the role, what qualities, education and training a worker should have; students are encouraged to look for a career that fits their desired lifestyle, personality and interests
  • Learn about the steps to apprenticeship, as well as other pathways to a career in the skilled trades
  • Find out how to acquire skills and experience
  • Understand the importance of employability skills in the workplace and how these skills can easily make or break a job opportunity
  • Access further resources and determine how to get started on a path that is right for you

Who Skills Ontario are

We are committed to preparing Ontario’s youth for the highly-skilled economy of tomorrow. We partner with school boards, colleges, small business, large companies, labour groups, and governments to provide opportunities for youth to explore and develop skills for successful careers in the skilled trades and technologies. With 30 years of experience, Skills Ontario is a province-wide organization with a grassroots connection into the many communities we serve. Our programs represent a long-term investment in the lives of all Ontarians.

What Skills Ontario do

Skills Ontario is building Ontario’s skilled trades and technologies workforce. We enable and empower all youth to consider a career in the skilled trades and technologies. Engagement with students, teachers, parents, guardians, volunteers, and guest speakers ensure our programs connect education, experience, and employment. We deliver in-school presentations across Ontario, host Canada’s largest skills competition, run summer camps for skills development and connect students to employers. We are focused on growth sectors such as construction and infrastructure, technology innovation, and hospitality services.