The Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) is a great opportunity for students to learn about skilled trades and technology careers through hands on activities and inspiring presentations.
There are many interesting and lucrative careers in the trades and technologies on which the Canadian economy depends. In fact, many of these jobs are in high demand!
Exposing students to these opportunities early on is a key factor in broadening their career prospects and ensuring they understand the importance of acquiring Essential Skills while in school.
Free event: open to the public on competition days (June 4 – 5)
Thousands of student visitors and spectators
Over 40 competitions, representing six sectors
Over 550 competitors from across Canada
Industry celebrities Paul LaFrance, Kate Campbell, Sherry Holmes and Mandy Rennehan will be on site
Essential Skills Stage – interactive demonstrations by various stakeholder groups and celebrities designed to highlight the importance of Essential Skills.
Dedicated “Career Zone” featuring exhibitors and sponsored Try-A-Trade® and Technology activities
Over 50 Try-A-Trade® and Technology activities: visitors put their skills to the test and get a feel for the trades, such as bricklaying, electrical wiring and cooking.
“It was more interesting than what I had imagined and I now am thinking of possible options for the future”
“It is interesting and it gave me choices of things I had never thought were possible and some things I had never seen”
– SCNC student visitors
We hope you can join us!
Register your school visit online today!