Skills Ontario is building Ontario’s skilled trades and technologies workforce. They enable and empower all youth, including women and Indigenous youth, to consider a career in the skilled trades and technologies. Engagement with students, teachers, parents, volunteers, employers, and mentors ensure their programs connect education, experience, and employment. Skills Ontario deliver in-school presentations across Ontario, host Canada’s largest skills competition, run summer camps for skills development and connect students to employers. They are focused on growth sectors such as construction and infrastructure, technology innovation, and hospitality services.
Women in Nuclear Canada is proud to partner with Skills Ontario’s Young Women’s Initiatives, a collection of engaging and hands-on events and programs that provide skill development and mentorship opportunities to young women in grades 7 to 12. Skills Ontario hosts Career Exploration Events across Ontario from October to April, and Canada’s largest young women’s conference at the Skills Ontario Competition each year!
For the 2020-2021 school year, Skills Ontario will continue to host all their regional Career Exploration Events and the Young Women’s Conferences in a virtual format.