You’re a keen observer with a vivid imagination and the talent to deliver on it. Where some see clouds in the sky, you see faces. Where some see a white wall, you see a blank canvas. Where some see a vegetable garden or a cow, you see dinner. You have a knack for assessing what’s in front of you, visualizing the possibilities and transforming your creative vision into reality.
Sounds like you?
Consider one of these trades
If you’ve got a nose for good food and love the adrenalin rush of a tight deadline, kitchen life is for you. You’ll work elbow to elbow in a team, devising and costing recipes and planning and preparing meals.
“To see our final product reach the customer and bring joy to their dining experience, you can't help but have a sense of pride in that.”
Mark Jang, 18, Vancouver BC
Get a head start
ITA Youth Trade Programs let you get started in a trade while you’re still in high school. That means you could be working in your field, learning from experts and earning a paycheque — all before you graduate.