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Skills Ontario Closing Ceremony, Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - live stream here on Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.!


Jump start a career in the skilled trades and technologies and click over to our newly launched website, Skills Work!®

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Latest News

Conestoga College accepting applications for tuition-free Women in Skilled Trades program

Applications are currently being accepted for the full-time, tuition free Women in Skilled Trades (WIST) General Carpenter Pre-apprenticeship program starting in September 2017!

Exploring the trades and technologies with Skills Ontario Summer Camps!

Thunder Bay, ON – This summer, nearly 400 students across the province will begin exploring future career options in the skilled trades and technologies at Skills Ontario Summer Camps. These week-long camps offer skilled trades and technologies workshops, industry tours, and mentorship. Held at 20 locations across Ontario, each camp hosts a range of hands-on workshops, depending on the specialization of the host college or industry facility, allowing for unique sets of experiences across the province.

Results of the 2017 Skills Ontario Competition

Phenomenal talent and skill was on display at the 28th annual Skills Ontario Competition held at the Toronto Congress Centre, May 1-3, 2017

RECORD BROKEN FOR THE ‘Most people hammering a nail simultaneously‘ GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title

Toronto, ON – On Tuesday, May 2nd, over 300 Skills Ontario Competition competitors and volunteers, joined by the Holmes Group, hammered a nail into wood simultaneously.

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