Skilled Trades Blog

Transferable Skills Gained From Gas Technician Training

Posted by Brad Dixon on Jul 28, 2017 9:03:47 AM

When considering your career choice it's important not to box yourself into something that has no transferable skills. As you research where to begin taking the next steps to get ready for launching a career, look at a trade that offers skills that can transfer to different trades, depending on where life takes you.

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Topics: Gas Technician

Spotlight on air conditioning apprenticeships

Posted by Brad Dixon on Jul 4, 2017 12:07:36 PM

Did you get your gas technician licence yet? If you have, you should know there are many opportunities within Ontario skilled trades jobs to get you to the career you want! We’re spotlighting an air conditioning apprenticeship as a possible next step for you into a limitless industry.

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Topics: Air Conditioning technician

Upgrade Employees Skills with Intro to Air Conditioning Course

Posted by Brad Dixon on Jun 26, 2017 12:04:06 PM

When you hire students from the Skilled Trades Academy, you know they are well trained and equipped with a wide skill set and are ready to take on work as gas fitters. However, training for employees doesn't have to end when they are finished their G3 and G2 certification programs. It's in your best interest as an employer to ensure that your employees are upgrading their skill sets.

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Topics: Air Conditioning technician, Air Conditioning

It's not too late to find a career you love in Ontario skilled trades

Posted by Brad Dixon on Jun 13, 2017 1:37:45 PM

Working at a job that you don't love going to every day can be draining and exhausting. For some people, however, it may feel like it's too late in life to go back to school and find a new career, so they never do it. If the career you've chosen isn't what you love doing, there's no reason that you shouldn't get some more training and start something that you love doing.

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Topics: Adult Education

Niagara Skilled Trades Academy partners with NCDSB to Launch students’ careers in trades

Posted by Brad Dixon on Jun 9, 2017 3:37:27 PM

When Michael Stevenson, a high school technology teacher with the Niagara Catholic District School Board, approached the Niagara Skilled Trades Academy about the Niagara Launch Centre – Powered by Niagara Catholic District School Board, a new program being offered in Welland, they knew it was an initiative they wanted to be a part of.

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Topics: Gas Technician, Class Length, Hands On Learning, Ontario Gas Technician Training

Why Ontario skilled trades training should be your next step

Posted by Brad Dixon on Jun 7, 2017 5:30:00 PM

As a high school student nearing graduation, it's time to start thinking about the next step you should be taking. Most resources for post-secondary choices only list public universities or colleges, and often encourage students to get their diploma or degree. While this is a path many students take and enjoy, it's not for everyone.

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Topics: Career Opportunities, Hands On Learning, Transferrable Skills, Skilled Trades

Start Your Ontario Skilled Trades Career With a Successful Interview

Posted by Brad Dixon on May 31, 2017 10:38:18 AM

If you followed our tips on how to create a successful skilled trades resume, you'll be in great shape to land an interview. It's important to go into that interview for skilled trades employment prepared and ready to impress. Here are some tips we've come up with to help you be ready for success when interview for skilled trades jobs.

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Topics: Career Opportunities, Transferrable Skills, Skilled Trades

Tips To Build Your Skilled Trades Resume

Posted by Brad Dixon on May 26, 2017 11:35:55 AM

Forming a successful resume can seem stressful. Your resume is one step to getting you an interview, and will likely not land you a job on its own. You need your resume to look professional, polished so that you come across well and a potential employer wants to meet you. Here are some tips on how to craft yourself a resume that will help you succeed.

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Topics: Career Opportunities

Attend a Private Career College for A Gas Technician Course

Posted by Brad Dixon on May 25, 2017 10:36:55 AM

If you're looking for the next steps in starting a career in the skilled trades, you're probably evaluating post-secondary schools and trying to decide whether to further your education. When thinking about their post-secondary steps, most people overlook attending a private career college that specializes in their field.

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Topics: Gas Technician

You've Graduated the Gas Technician 3 Program, So Now What?

Posted by Brad Dixon on May 19, 2017 11:33:43 AM

You've finally finished your Gas Technician 3 certification and are eager to enter into the workplace and get started on your career. We're excited for you to get started too! But, why stop simply at a Gas Tech 3 when you can complete your Gas Technician 2 certification with just a few extra weeks of training?

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Topics: Gas Technician