Resources

We have a number of resources to assist educators and students looking for information on careers in the skilled trades and technologies.

 

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A guidebook to everything Skills Ontario has to offer, this vibrant publication is provided to affiliated schools each September and is available online.

 

 

 

 


 

Cover of Skills Work! BookletSkills Work!® Booklet

By profiling over 60 of the most popular skilled trades and technology careers, the “Skills Work!®” Booklet provides answers to many important questions that students, parents and educators may have concerning careers in the skilled trades.

This booklet is an informative resource that profiles real life success stories of young Ontarians who have pursued the trades as viable, first choice career options and are succeeding in their chosen career paths.  Frequently asked questions are answered and leads for more specific information on various trades are provided. Class sets are provided to affiliated schools and additional copies of this valuable resource can be purchased for $5 per booklet (minimum order of 5) or $150/case of 75.  The booklet is available in both official languages.

Email info@skillsontario.com to order a minimum of five booklets. Please specify whether your request is for the English or French edition.

 


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Women in Trades Publication

Find a copy of our latest Women in Trades: Myths and Realities booklet at our events and online. Inside you'll find information for women considering the skilled trades and advice on how industry, government and educators can provide them with meaningful support from high school straight through to the workplace. We also highlight six common myths about women working in the skilled trades, and dispels these with the realities that are found in these careers, including excellent wages, good working conditions and room for advancement.

Copies of this resource can be purchased for $2 per booklet for Skills Ontario affiliated schools, and $3 per booklet for non-affiliated schools, plus shipping and handling (minimum order of 5). For more information on how to order the Skills Work!® Skilled Trades Workbook, please email info@skillsontario.com.


 

Skilled Trades Workbook (ages 4-9)

This colouring and activity book is a new and unique avenue to reach young learners who may be too young to participate in our other programs and competitions. We hope this workbook starts young learners on a path of exploration for their future, inspiring them to try new things and learn new skills – and have some fun along the way!

Copies of this fun resource for young learners can be purchased for $2 per book for Skills Ontario affiliated schools, and $3 per book for non-affiliated schools, plus shipping and handling (minimum order of 5). For more information on how to order the Skills Work!® Skilled Trades Workbook, please email info@skillsontario.com.