Key Program: Explore Skilled Trades

Opportunities by the numbers

  • 0
    Career Opportunities Available
  • 0k
    Jobs will be Available in 10 Years
  • 0%
    Tradespersons to retire in the Next Decade

Candidate Requirements

Additional Advantages:

  • Eager to develop new skills
  • Show initiative
  • Willingness to work outdoors and/or perform physically demanding work
  • Excellent communication and listening skills to interact with others
  • Able to work as a part of a team and/or independently
  • Strong work ethic and positive attitude
Be 18+
years old
Be 18+ years old
in Ontario
Reside in Ontario
Have a
valid SIN
Have a valid SIN
Have a G2
or G license
Have a G2 or G license
Present a valid
photo ID
Present a valid government photo ID
grade 10
or equivalent
Completed grade 10 or equivalent

Key Program Explore Skilled Trades

  • Upskilling:

    Created to assist people in joining our training program through our Training Delivery Agents network, before they start working with our employers
  • Inclusive:

    We focus on helping individuals on social assistance in an underrepresented group and/or at-risk group to empower them to start
a rewarding career in the trades
  • Community Driven:

    Various community partners and our partner employers work together to support you
  • Ontario Based:

    These training programs are offered throughout Ontario with majority of them in the Greater Toronto Area

Training Process

Training Plan Created:

A week of classroom training sessions conducted internally or via our training partners

On-site Placement:

Upon completion, participants will be placed onsite for a practical orientation, collaborating with a Foreman to further develop their skills based on the training received

Participants Supported:

TBDC will provide financial assistance and aid with resources such as Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), supplies, and travel expenses

Training Completion:

Participants will be presented with a job opportunity if they successfully complete their training