Ontario College of Trades, Skills Ontario engage youth in the skilled trades

The Ontario College of Trades and Skills Ontario have partnered to promote the skilled trades through outreach programs.

The programs aim to encourage educators and parents to incorporate skilled trades-related activities into curricula and in discussions on the viability of careers in the skilled trades.

Both organizations signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that focuses on the development of outreach initiatives geared to youth, parents, educators, government and other stakeholders. Introduced in part due to concerns about a national shortage of tradespeople, the agreement also aims to engage employers.

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