Interested in becoming an apprentice in the skilled trades?

An apprenticeship in the unionized skilled trades allows you to start a career – debt-free – with access to lifelong learning opportunities at one of our 195 training centres.

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Construction Trades Hub is Supported by

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Choose your region to start exploring trade options

There are many career opportunities in the unionized construction industry! Do you know what trade is a good fit for you? First select your region, then start learning about the many options available for you in the building trades and the skills you need to succeed.

Features

The first step in building your career in construction! Here, you have access to:

  • Career exploration tools, including videos, trade cards, stats & more to learn about a career in the construction building trades.
  • Interactive learning centre to build your skills for a career in the trades: Test & build foundational skills, watch training videos, get tutoring and more!
  • Connection to unions & jobs to learn how joining a union can support you in your successful career
Choose a Region

Career exploration tools

Includes videos, trade cards, stats & more to learn about a career in the construction building trades.

Select Your Region to Start

Interactive learning centre

Build your skills for a career in the trades: Test & build foundational skills, watch training videos, get tutoring and more!

Select Your Region to Start

Connect to unions & jobs

Learn how joining a union can support you in your successful career.

Select Your Region to Start

How to Get Started

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The Virtual Recruitment & Assessment for the Unionized Construction Industry project is funded by the Government of Canada’s Future Skills Centre.

Le projet Centre virtuel de recrutement et d’évaluation pour les travailleurs syndiqués de la construction est financé par le Centre des Compétences futures du gouvernement du Canada.