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Pros and Cons of Apprenticeship

August 24th, 2016; By Jingwei Chen

If you are interested in becoming a skilled tradesperson in Canada, apprenticeship is a necessary step. This period of training allows you to gain the skills you need and consists […]

Career Profile: Journeyman Carpenter

May 31st, 2015; By Liam Kelly

Carpentry is a broad trade that includes many sub-trades. Carpentry is also a registered apprenticeship trade with internationally recognized certification. In a very general summary, carpentry is building structures or […]

Child and Youth Worker

April 12th, 2015; By OYAP

Child and youth workers help young people with various challenges. They help children and youth who have learning, social, emotional, or behavioural issues. They can work in residential, institutional, or […]


April 12th, 2015; By Service Canada

Cabinetmakers build, repair, finish and install residential and commercial cabinets (including hardware), wooden furniture and architectural millwork using a variety of woods, laminates and other products. Cabinetmakers read drawings and […]

Careers In Trades

April 11th, 2015; By Jasmin Bollman

The trades sector in Canada is constantly growing and changing. So how do you know which career path is right for you? Here at Jobs People Do, we’ve assembled a […]

Skilled Trades: The Basics

March 31st, 2015; By Patrick Start

In Canada, the skilled trades industry has had steady employment growth since the mid-1990s. It’s an industry that has attracted many unions and has also paved the way for self-employed workers. […]

Facts on Apprenticeships

January 31st, 2015; By CareersInTrades.ca

Are you young and still in high school? Maybe you’re finished school and are looking for a new direction? Or, you are already working and looking for a career that […]