TOOLS & RESOURCES

Skills Ready provides tools for young people to prove they are work ready, while enabling them to build a real world understanding of what working in the trades can do for their future career opportunities.

GUIDES & DOWNLOADS

Stay tuned for new guides and downloads as we expand Skills Ready to include the Industry ASK of employers in Manufacturing, Automotive and the Technologies.

RUBRIC POSTER

A tool used to identify employer expectations of young workers starting out in construction employment.

ASK POSTER

Help students to see real-world construction work, through site tours, job shadowing, or an employer presentation in schools.

ASK CHECKLIST

Identify and purse goals that will lead to a career in construction!

CAREER PATH

There are so many ways to build a career in construction!

EXTERNAL RESOURCES

The Industry Training Authority

http://www.itabc.ca

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

http://skillscanada.bc.ca

Skills Canada BC is another great source of information.  Check out their expanded list of construction related skills profiles.

Discover Skills BC

http://discoverskillsbc.ca

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.

Duke of Edinburgh's Awards

https://www.dukeofed.org

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.

Construction Foundation of BC - Bursaries & Scholarships

www.constructionfoundation.ca

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.

Irving K. Barber - Aboriginal Awards

www.ikbbc.ca.ca

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.

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