Skilled Trades Blog

Working While In School To Fund Your Skilled Trades Education

Posted by Brad Dixon on Dec 1, 2017 4:05:00 PM

Many recent high school grads have a common issue surrounding their post secondary choice: it's very expensive.

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Topics: Gas Technician, Funding

Expand On Your Gas Technician Training With Extra Classes

Posted by Brad Dixon on Nov 24, 2017 3:14:26 PM

Education is the foundation in creating a strong, skilled and intelligent workforce. As the world continues to evolve, we discover that education is an ongoing process that encourages lifelong learning. Choosing a skilled trade is your best advantage for success, with the future of skilled trade workers being in high demand you put yourself ahead by continuing your education with a skilled trade.

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Topics: Gas Technician

How To Best Prepare For A Skilled Trades Apprenticeship

Posted by Brad Dixon on Nov 17, 2017 5:30:00 PM

When going into a skilled trades apprenticeship, the best way to prepare is by taking an introductory course. By taking the Gas Technician 3 and Gas Technician 2 training courses you learn the transferable skills required to be successful in a number of trades, which makes it the perfect introductory course for many students considering a career in the skilled trades.

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Topics: Gas Technician

Skilled Trades Aren't Just For Men

Posted by Brad Dixon on Nov 10, 2017 5:00:24 PM

Many skilled trades jobs in Ontario remain unfilled as there are more tradespeople retiring than there are tradespeoples entering the workforce. There has been a lot of discussion about how to best help fill these gaps in the workplace, and it's becoming more and more apparent that women are likely to help meet these needs.

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Topics: Gas Technician

Not Sure What You Want To Do Next? Try Gas Technician Training

Posted by Brad Dixon on Nov 3, 2017 4:33:29 PM

Many students who leave high school choose to take a year between graduating high school and beginning post secondary. There are a number of reasons students do this, from taking time off to work and save money, to being unsure of what to go to school for.

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Topics: Gas Technician

What Makes Gas Tech The Right Choice For You

Posted by Brad Dixon on Oct 27, 2017 8:51:31 AM

Sometimes finding the right trade is easy, and you can find the perfect fit without much thought. For some people entering the trades, however, it can be a more difficult process to find the trade that fits them best.

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Topics: Gas Technician

Choosing Between Traditional Post Secondary and Private Career College

Posted by Brad Dixon on Oct 20, 2017 12:30:00 PM

When it is time to start looking into post secondary education choosing between traditional public post secondary institutions, such as colleges or universities, and a private career college can be a very difficult choice. Despite the fact that career colleges in Ontario provide education through approximately 600 colleges and annually sees over 70,000 graduates, private career colleges aren't often discussed as a viable post-secondary option.

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Topics: Gas Technician, Ontario Gas Technician Training

Helping Teens Choose Gas Tech After High School

Posted by Brad Dixon on Oct 13, 2017 5:03:12 PM

Choosing the next steps after high school isn't just a difficult choice for students - it can also be a stressful time for parents as well. As a parent of a student nearing the end of their high school careers, you naturally want the best for them. Many parents encourage their children to continue their education after high school, to obtain a degree or diploma and then enter the workforce.

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Topics: Gas Technician

Ontario Gas Technician Training Grads Likely To Find Work

Posted by Brad Dixon on Oct 6, 2017 2:26:05 PM

When faced with choosing a post-secondary school and a career, one of the biggest factors for both students and their parents is whether or not their choice is employable. The job market isn't favourable to every degree, and the percentage of students who don't find work in their field after graduation has risen in recent years.

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Topics: Gas Technician, Ontario Gas Technician Training

Becoming A Gas Appliance Repair Technician With Your G3

Posted by Brad Dixon on Sep 29, 2017 4:24:00 PM

Having your Gas Technician license opens up a number of doors for you in the workplace. We've been highlighting some of the careers you can get once you have finished your Ontario skilled trades training, and once of those options is a gas appliance repair technician. Let's look at a quick introduction to what you'll be doing as a gas appliance repair technician and some key takeaways from your Gas Technician training that will help you succeed once you get to the workplace.

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Topics: Gas Technician Careers, Ontario Gas Technician, Gas Technician