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Happy Holidays from Skills Ontario!

Dec 16 2015

As we enter our 27th year of promoting careers in skilled trades and technologies, we want to wish the friends of Skills Ontario, old and new -- the students, teachers, parents, mentors, volunteers, sponsors, and supporters across Ontario – a wonderful holiday season full of comfort and joy!

OTSC Alumni Interview: Jessica Nelson

Dec 15 2015

While looking back, Jessica Nelson determines that she first became interested in Graphic Design in her last two years of high school in her Communication Technology class. Now she has become a Graphic Design intern at Blurt Marketing, and is currently attending St. Clair College as a Graphic Design student.

Milwaukee Community Projects

Dec 14 2015

We want to hear how your school is making a difference in your community. Tell us about your plans to impact your community through a construction project for your chance to win 1 of 2 Milwaukee Prize Packs!

Bring Skilled Trades And Technologies To Education Discussion

Sep 24 2015

Today’s graduates are facing challenging times; they have been in school for most of their lives, have little to no work experience in their field of expertise and a large number of graduates may be facing years of financial responsibility before their student loans have been cleared.


Skilled trades, engineering among strong sectors for young graduates

Sep 21 2015

“We have a lot of work to do in terms of educating young people on where the jobs are available,” said Nour Hachem, project manager for pre-apprenticeship at St. Clair College. “We need to help young people adapt to industries that we’re now projecting to grow.”

Hachem added that it’s important to attract women to the growing professions in Windsor, which includes the skilled trades and jobs such as engineering.