On Saturday, April 1st, five-hundred students will compete at eight Ontario colleges in qualifying competitions for the 2017 Skills Ontario Competition.
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Fanshawe College continues to offer tuition-free programs, funded by the Government of Ontario, to provide students the opportunity to properly prepare for apprenticeships.
Darryl Spector joined the Skills Ontario Board of Directors last year, and we are proud to have him a part of our team as a true champion of career awareness and skills development for youth!
Skills Ontario’s Cardboard Boat Race Championships saw 57 teams face off over the span of two days at the Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex. Sponsored by 3M and Norampac Cascades, Skills Ontario Cardboard Boat Races connect education, hands-on experience, and employability skills.
We invite all attendees of the Skills Ontario Competition to share their amazing videos that capture their experience over the three-day event.
Congratulations to this year’s People’s Choice Secondary Video winners: Bur Oak Secondary School Team 1! Bur Oak S.S., part of the York Region District School Board, takes the People’s Choice prize for the second year in a row!
The students have proven their skills at qualifying races across Ontario between October 2016 and February 2017. It’s time for them to put their skills and teamwork to the test once more for the Skills Ontario Cardboard Boat Race Championships, taking place March 1st (Secondary) and 2nd (Elementary) in Waterloo (Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex).
Skills Ontario will receive a $100,000 investment from Magna International in support of the 2017 Skills Ontario Competition, Skills Ontario Young Women’s Initiatives, and Skills Ontario Summer Camps. The investment from Magna International will help Skills Ontario accommodate a growing number of students who want to participate in the various skill development programs that the organization offers.
Conestoga College is actively recruiting applicants for its Truck and Coach/Heavy Equipment Technician Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program, slated to begin on March 27. These tuition-free programs, funded by the Government of Ontario, will give participants insight and experience in skilled trades careers and achieving apprenticeship certification.
Craig Brazil knows the road to world championships is a long one. For Ontario’s Industrial Mechanic Millwright Tech Chair, the road is paved with extensive planning, groundwork, and over 47,000 km of travel so far.