Skills/Compétences Canada (SCC) is happy to be heading back to Vancouver in 2022 for the Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC), which will be hosted partly in person for the first time since 2019 due to the pandemic. This year, the post-secondary and the Team Canada Selection Category Competitions will be held at the Vancouver Convention Centre on May 26 and 27. These two categories include more than 300 competitors from all regions of Canada who will participate in over 35 skilled trade and technology competitions. The secondary competition will be held virtually. This category includes more than 200 competitors from all regions from across the country who will compete in 45 skilled trade and technology competitions.
New this year, check out SCC’s YouTube channel to see the event livestream! Watch opening and closing ceremonies, onsite competitors from different skill areas, highlights from the virtual competition, interviews, and more!
The winners in all the Skill Areas and categories will be announced at the Closing Ceremony.
This event is the only national, multi-trade and technology competition for students and apprentices in the country. By providing a forum where young Canadians can compete at the national level, SCNC provides hands-on work experience related to skilled trade and technology careers.
Onsite Post-Secondary Competition The competitions for post-secondary competitors will be held onsite, on May 26 and 27, from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm.
Virtual Secondary Competition
The competitions for secondary students will be held virtually, and will be highlighted onsite at the venue and through the livestream. The start times will depend on the Skill Area and time zones. Look at the specific Skill Area documents for details under the competition documents tab. These documents will be posted by April 15th.
Onsite WorldSkills Team Canada Selection Category Competition
SCNC Vancouver 2022 represents a qualifying year to compete at WorldSkills Shanghai 2022.
As SCC could not host an in-person event in 2021, the members of WorldSkills Team Canada 2022 will be selected at SCNC 2022 where the WorldSkills Team Canada Selection Event will be hosted. This competition will be held concurrently during SCNC, and competitors may have the opportunity to compete in the Selection Event for the 27 Skill Areas that Canada will participate in during WorldSkills Shanghai 2022. The winner in each of these Skill Areas will be named to WorldSkills Team Canada 2022 and actively train to compete in Shanghai for the title of world champion in their respective Skill Area.
Free event: open to the public on competition days (May 26 – 27)
Over 35 competitions on site and 45 competitions in total, representing six sectors: Construction, Employment, Information Technology, Manufacturing & Engineering, Services and Transportation
Over 300 competitors on site and 200 competitors virtually
Over 40 Try-A-Trade® and Technology activities for visiting youth
Thousands of student visitors and spectators
Professionally produced Opening and Closing Ceremonies
Skills for Success stage – interactive demonstrations by various stakeholder groups and industry celebrities designed to highlight the importance of Skills for Success
“Career Zone” featuring exhibitors and sponsored Try-A-Trade® and Technology activities
Skills for Success Youth Assembly
Exclusive networking events, including Opening and Closing Ceremony receptions and Competition floor tours
Canada’s top talent in skilled trades and technologies gather to compete in:
Industrial Mechanics | Precision Machining | Mechatronics | Mechanical Engineering CAD | CNC Machining | IT Office Software Applications | Welding | Autobody Repair | Aerospace Technology | Plumbing | Electronics | Web Technologies | Electrical Installations | Industrial Control | Bricklaying | Cabinetmaking | Carpentry | Hairstyling | Aesthetics | Fashion Technology | Baking | Automobile Technology | Cooking | Car Painting | Landscape Gardening | Refrigeration and Air Conditioning | IT Network Systems Administration | Graphic Design Technology | Sheet Metal Work | Heavy Vehicle Technology | 3D Digital Game Art | Architectural Technology & Design | Outdoor Power and Recreation Equipment | Photography | Sprinkler Fitter | Steamfitter/Pipefitter | Video Production | Cloud Computing
SCNC 2022 Results
Congratulations to all of the 2022 Skills Canada National Competition medalists!
Automotive Industries Association of Canada
C to C Productions
Stasuk Testing & Inspection
Check out the virtual competition featuring competitors in secondary school, happening during SCNC Vancouver 2022, on SCC’s YouTube channel!
Check out SCC’s YouTube channel on May 26 and 27 to see the live and virtual competitions. The start times will depend on the Skill Area and time zones. Look at the specific Skill Area documents for details on SCC’s website, under competition documents. These documents will be posted by April 15th
Tune in to the livestream of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies on May 25 at 7:30 pm, and on May 28 at 12:00 pm on SCC’s YouTube channel
Watch the on-site competition, listen to interviews, and see highlights from the secondary competition livestreamed on SCC’s YouTube channel on May 26 and 27.
If competitors would like to be part of the livestream, they can film part of their competition or take pictures. Competitors will be provided with a Dropbox link so that they can transfer their content.
Let us know if you would like to do a shout out video to competitors. This would be shown at the Opening Ceremony and livestreamed
Competitors can send their headshot to their Provincial/Territorial Skills Canada Member Organization to be featured on screen at the Opening Ceremony and on the competition floor at SCNC
Participate on social media using our hashtag #SCNC2022
For video and photo guidelines, please refer to the document named Secondary Competitor Videos and Photos at SCNC 2022.
Volunteer opportunities are available for the Skills Canada National Competition 2022! Please note that pre-registration is required as we will be unable to accept volunteers on-site at the event. Register here.
SKILL AREA SUPPORT
Assist with set-up and tear down of contest area
Various dates and times available between May 24 to 28
Pre-requisite: physical labour, personal protective equipment (see job description)
Direct people to various events.
Various dates and times available between May 24 to 28
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