Skilled Trades Blog

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

Tips to Help Mature Students go Back to School in September

Posted by Brad Dixon on Jul 27, 2016 1:58:15 PM

A few weeks ago, I talked about some of the obstacles that mature students face when they decide to go back to school for second career training. With the summer quickly coming to an end and September right around the corner, registration for skilled trades courses in Ontario is getting busy and classes are filling up.

I know that choosing to go back to school as an adult student is overwhelming, even if you love learning. You've been out of school for a while, and working in the real world for years (which can be very different than learning in a classroom). Luckily, if you find the right private career college offering skilled trades training, you'll be taught in a workshop with hands-on education. The decision doesn't have to be difficult.

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Topics: Adult Education

Adult Education can be Easy with Ontario Skilled Trades Courses

Posted by Brad Dixon on Jul 14, 2016 1:25:17 PM

If you have been out of school for years and working in a job that isn't quite doing it for you, you may be thinking of new, more rewarding career options. Of course to pursue a new career often means going back to school to get the right qualifications to be successful in your new field.

When adults start thinking about going back to school, it can be pretty intimidating. As an adult, there are barriers that seem like they are holding you back and preventing you from getting the education you need for the career you want. But the right private career college and skilled trades courses will give you the opportunity to go back to school and pursue the job you've been thinking about for years.

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Topics: Adult Education