Careers in the Skilled Trades

Careers in the Trades 2020

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Careers in the Trades is back!

In 2019 we organized a week of large events across Southern Ontario to inform job seekers about the skilled trades. With dozens of partners and hundreds of job seekers in attendance, these events were so successful that we’re running them again in 2020.

March 9-13
8 Events across Southern Ontario
Sign up for an event in your area

What can you do at these events?

Careers in the Trades is a week of free events designed to inform students, job seekers, and experienced tradespeople about apprenticeships, training, and job opportunities in the skilled trades.

At these events you’ll be able to:

  • Learn about funding, apprenticeships, and training programs
  • Hear from experienced tradespeople
  • Visit employer and partner booths
  • Apply for open job opportunities
  • Network with other job seekers
  • Participate in prize draws

Who will be there?

We’re partnering with local organizations and businesses to share their real-world experience and industry-specific information.

We’ll be running 8 events across Southern Ontario. Each event will have different partners participating and different local employers hiring. Check each individual event to see what organizations will be attending which events.

Industries that will be in attendance include:

  • Agriculture
  • Automotive
  • Carpentry
  • Construction
  • Culinary
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Electrical
  • Gas fitting
  • Hairstyling
  • HVAC
  • Industrial
  • Locksmithing
  • Manufacturing
  • Millwright
  • Nuclear
  • Painting
  • Plumbing
  • Welding

How can you participate?

Whether you’re just starting out or you’re an experienced tradesperson looking for work, Careers in the Trades can help you with your next steps.

These events are free for anyone to attend. Sign up for a Careers in the Trades event near you:


Monday, March 9
12 pm – 2 pm
Malvern Employment and Social Services
325 Milner Ave, Scarborough, ON M1B 5N1
Sign up

Durham Region

Tuesday, March 10
12 pm – 2 pm
Henry Street High School Youth Hub
600 Henry St, Whitby, ON L1N 5C7
Sign up


Tuesday, March 10
11 am – 1 pm
St. Charles Adult Education Centre
150 East 5th St, Hamilton, ON L9A 2Z8
Sign up

York Region

Wednesday, March 11
12 pm – 2 pm
Dufferin Clark Library
1441 Clark Ave W, Thornhill, ON L4J 7R4
Sign up

Bruce County

Wednesday, March 11
2 pm – 5 pm
Southampton Town Hall
201 High St, Southampton, ON N0H 2L0
Sign up


Wednesday, March 11
12 pm – 2 pm
Churchill Meadows Library
3801 Thomas St, Mississauga, ON L5M 7G2
Sign up


Thursday, March 12
12 pm – 2 pm
Gellert Community Center
10241 Eighth Line, Halton Hills, ON L7G 4S5
Sign up


Friday, March 13
12 pm – 2:30 pm
Toronto Public Library – Richview Branch
1806 Islington Ave, Etobicoke, ON M9P 3N3
Sign up