The Industry Training Authority (ITA) has a wealth of information on the construction trades and can help you determine which trades could be right for you.
Skills Canada BC is another great source of information. Check out their expanded list of construction related skills profiles.
Discover Skills BC offers a wealth of programs and training options to give BC students the skills they need to lead exciting and rewarding careers.
CareersInTrades.ca is an initiative of the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum and Skills Canada and shares valuable information about trade career opportunities in Canada.
The Construction Foundation of BC has opportunities to apply for Scholarships and Bursaries to fund your training after high school. Visit their website to learn more.
The Society offers three Award programs for Aboriginal students pursuing post-secondary education in BC. They are available to First Nations (Status or Non-Status), Métis, or Inuit. All are renewable in order to provide sustained funding over multiple years. Visit their website to learn more.
The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award empowers young people, ages 14 to 25, to give back to their communities, explore their interests and passions, commit to their health and wellness, and gain an appreciation for the natural environment.
The British Columbia Technology Education Association (BCTEA) is a Provincial Specialist Association (PSA) of the British Columbia Teachers Federation (BCTF). The BCTEA represents Technology Education teachers and those teachers promoting the development and growth of Applied Design Skills and Technologies (ADST), Makerspaces and Tech Ed in British Columbia schools.
The CES Career Education Society is a BC-based, not-for-profit organization of people in education, business, industry, labour, government and private organizations who work together to champion career and learning management as an essential life skill.