Partner’s blog

JOIN SANDVIK FOR A MANUFACTURING DAY EVENT! By Skills Canada

sandvik coromant will open its doors on october 3rd 2014 in support of manufacturing day 2014. during your visit to sandvik coromant you will have the chance to participate in interactive seminars and see live state of the art cnc …

APPRENTICES: THE FUTURE OF CANADA By Skills Canada

The recent news regarding the government of canada supporting apprentices and asking contractors to hire apprentices for work on federal government projects actually received negative comments from people! how it is possible that people do …

ESSENTIAL SKILLS DAY By Skills Canada

The fifth annual essential skills day will take place on friday, september 26, 2014 to raise awareness about the importance of workplace literacy and essential skills training. the nine essential skills are indispensable in …

INTERVIEW WITH KEVIN BOODOO, FIELD SERVICE TECHNICIAN FOR MITUTOYO CANADA By Skills Canada

What made you decide to pursue a career in the skilled trades? i have always been very mechanically inclined. since i was a kid i love to take things apart to find out how they work and attempt to put them back together. choosing a …

SHOP CLASS NOT FOR SLACKERS AS MECHANIC OUT-EARNS PEERS By Skills Canada

Two years out of high school, evan fischbach is earning $40,000 a year. his secret: shop class. fischbach, 19, has known he wanted to work on cars ever since he took an automotive class in his junior year of high school in saline, …

DO YOU WANT TO BE PART OF CANADA’S LEADING ENERGY COMPANY? By Skills Canada

Suncor, canada’s leading energy company, is looking for talented and motivated individuals who want to make a difference. at suncor, we’re invested in your success. we want you to have a job you’re genuinely excited about – as well …

PARTNER FEEDBACK: VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE By Skills Canada

As a former vice president academic at vancouver community college i thoroughly enjoyed working with the skills canada national office. their energy and attention to detail and the true spirit of collaboration made this experience a win-win …

PARTNER FEEDBACK: CENTENNIAL COLLEGE By Skills Canada

It was a privilege to be part of this terrific event. hats off to you and your extended team; you all did a wonderful job and were a pleasure to work with! - alan mcclelland, dean, school of transportation, centennial college, ashtonbee campus  

PARTNER FEEDBACK: HUMBER COLLEGE By Skills Canada

I just wanted to say wow, what you do is spectacular! i cannot even begin to think about what you had to do to make this such a successful event. hats off to all of you! tanya goncalves, manager, technology support services, …

PARTNER FEEDBACK: LKQ CORPORATION By Skills Canada

It’s great to see the attendance, messaging and efforts skills canada dedicates in support of trades. we appreciate the opportunity to be a part of the future. paul reichert, canadian director, industry relations, lkq corporation canada

PARTNER FEEDBACK: CENOVUS ENERGY By Skills Canada

It’s great to see the enthusiasm and dedication of the competitors and their coaches; and the level of competition helps champion the future of the skilled trades in canada. at cenovus energy, we realize the important contribution that …

PARTNER FEEDBACK : SHELL CANADA By Skills Canada

It was a privilege for shell to experience how skills canada has grown its involvement in developing and bringing positive exposure to the trades sector over the last 20 years. it sheds light on the growing need for skilled trades in the …