Frequently Asked Questions​

From the competitive pay to the sheer variety of over 140 different careers, there are more opportunities in the skilled trades than you might think. Here are the answers to all your burning skilled trades questions. 

Answers to everything you’ve always wanted to ask about the skilled trades.​

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Thinking about your career? The skilled trades could be perfect for you.​​

Reasons to consider the skilled trades

The skilled trades provide rewarding, lucrative and purpose-driven career pathways that are in high demand. ​

What are the skilled trades?​

Spanning the construction, industrial, motive power and service sectors, learn about the 140+ skilled trades in Ontario.​

Can I pursue a skilled trade?​

Find out if you’re eligible to pursue a skilled trade in Ontario. Spoiler: there’s a skilled trade for everyone.