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Apprenticeships
This is a good time to be looking for a career in the skilled trades. The Conference Board of Canada estimates there will be a shortage of one million workers in the trades and related occupations within twenty years. Employers in many industries and regions raise concerns about shortages of skilled workers in the trades. The “Baby Boomer” generation is going to retire soon and needs to be replaced.Click here for TradeSecrets
 careers Next Gen CAREERS: The Next Generation is an industry-driven private/public partnership dedicated to the career development of Alberta’s youth. CAREERS is a catalyst bringing together industry, educators, government, communities, and students to meet the inter-dependent needs of youth employability and skilled labour shortages. We are a proven entity with a solid track record of strong performance and impressive results.Their website can be found here.
alberta govtScholarships Scholarships for students enrolled in technical training in a construction trade are available under Alberta Construction Association & the Jake Thygesen family, within The Alberta Apprenticeship & Industry Training Board family of scholarships.There is a total of 32 Alberta Construction Association/Thygesen Scholarships valued at $1000 each.They are divided as follows:

· 17 Scholarships for students in any Construction Trade, who have completed 1st period of technical training & entering 2nd period of technical training

· 8 Scholarships for students in any Construction Trade who have completed 2nd period of technical training & entering 3rd or 4th period of technical training

· 2 Scholarships for women in any Construction Trade who have completed 1st period of technical training & entering 2nd, 3rd, or 4th period of technical training

· 5 Scholarships for students in any Trade who have completed 1st period of technical training & entering 2nd period of technical training

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Women Building Futures Established in 1998, WBF is a fully registered charity, governed by a volunteer board and staffed by a team of qualified trades people and program delivery professionals. WBF is passionate about its work in supporting women from all cultures to be successful contributors to their families and the community – and to the workplace.The website can be found here.