Spark your interest in the trades

YOUTH DISCOVER THE TRADES PROGRAMS

Youth Discover the Trades Programs will get you talking about trades. The programs vary from one day events with local tradespeople (or even the BC Lions!) to regular classroom activities that incorporate trades thinking and skill building. You’ll learn about what a trade is and why trades are awesome!

 

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Youth Discover The Trades

SPARK YOUR INTEREST IN TRADES

Get hands-on experience in a trade at a Youth Discover the Trades event in your community. This exciting event connects you, your parents and your teachers with local tradespeople and their employers so you can see firsthand what a career in trades is really like.

NEXT STEPS

  • Talk to your teacher to learn more about upcoming Youth Discover the Trades events
  • Help plan a Youth Discover the Trades event at your school

 

 


GET ANSWERS

Q: HOW CAN I PARTICIPATE IN A YOUTH DISCOVER PROGRAM?

A: Youth Discover Programs are organized by schools and communities, so in order to participate, you’d need to attend a school that is hosting the event.

Q: CAN I HELP BRING A YOUTH DISCOVER PROGRAM TO MY SCHOOL?

A: Yes you can! Talk to your teacher or career counsellor about ways you can help. Here are some great ideas for your school’s application.

 


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What trades are there?

Good with your hands, natural problem solver, creative spirit, or all of the above? There’s a place for you in trades.