YOUTH EXPLORE THE TRADES PROGRAMS
Youth Explore Programs let you try out different trades so you can figure out what trade you like best. There are two different Youth Explore Programs available.
IS A YOUTH EXPLORE PROGRAM FOR YOU?
- You’re in grade 10-12
- You’re interested in exploring different trades
- You may have some trade experience already
*formerly named Skills Exploration
Youth Explore Trades Skills
TRY OUT A FEW DIFFERENT TRADES
This program gives you 120 hours of hands-on experience in more than one trade. You’ll learn the basics, explore your interests and get a sense of what trade you want to pursue. From there, you can move onto one of the apprenticeship programs, such as the Youth Train in Trades Program or the Youth Work in Trades Program.
Youth Explore Trades Sampler
IN-DEPTH WAY TO BUILD YOUR SKILLS IN MULTIPLE TRADES
This program lets you explore multiple trades in greater depth. Over 300 hours, you’ll gain practical skills and can even complete certifications that trades employers are looking for. The Youth Explore Trades Sampler is a great way to prepare for an apprenticeship program such as the Youth Train in Trades Program or the Youth Work in Trades Program.