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Ways That Teenagers Can Start Learning Trades

November 1st, 2022; By Susan Huebert

For teenagers, the world of work can often seem far away. However, the time to decide on a career can come very quickly, and it is often good to begin […]


B.C. Reintroducing Skilled Trades Certification

November 1st, 2022; By Susan Huebert

Suppose that your family needed to hire a plumber or an electrician. Your parents could ask friends for a recommendation or look online for the tradespeople who sound good. However, […]


Career Profile: Blacksmith

November 1st, 2022; By Susan Huebert

The term “blacksmith” might make you think of someone from previous centuries who makes horseshoes or swords. However, blacksmiths are still important today for the work they do in making […]


Career Profile: Developmental Services Worker

October 31st, 2022; By Susan Huebert

What the Job Is  Everyone needs help at some point, including people with various kinds of developmental disabilities. They might have difficulty keeping up at work, school, or other aspects […]


Career Profile: Foresters (French version available)

October 3rd, 2022; By Susan Huebert

Trees are important in our world for producing oxygen, providing a home for animals, and giving us wood to use. Although cities and towns also have trees, forests have the […]


Career Profile: Etchers and Engravers (French version available)

October 3rd, 2022; By Susan Huebert

A bracelet, a ring, or etched picture can be a nice gift, especially when it is made personal. Etchers and engravers use their artistic skills to write words or draw […]


Career Profile: Boat Builders and Shipwrights

October 3rd, 2022; By Susan Huebert

Boats and ships are useful for travelling on the water, whether on a short trip across a river or a long one across an ocean. Boat builders and shipwrights help […]