Skills Canada works to encourage and support a coordinated Canadian approach to promoting skilled trades and technologies to youth.

Skills Canada works to encourage and support a coordinated Canadian approach to promoting​​​​ skilled trades and technologies to youth.

Our Mission Statement

Skills Canada Newfoundland and Labrador is a non-profit organization that encourages youth to explore the growing opportunities in skilled trades and technology careers by offering an immersive approach to learning. 

Our Goals

  • To raise awareness of skilled trades and technologies by bringing youth into a competitive spotlight
  • To improve competencies, self esteem and the achievement level of individuals pursuing careers in skilled trades and technologies

Our Initiatives

  • To educate and encourage young Canadians to develop skills that address labour shortages and support Canada's economic well-being.


Intermediate Challenge

The Skills Canada Intermediate Challenge presents a friendly competitive atmosphere where students in grades 7 to 9 can showcase their abilities in fields of Graphic Design, 2D/3D Animation, Hairstyling, Cooking Photography, Public Speaking, Robotics and more

Provincial Competition

Skilled trade, technology and employability competitions for secondary and post-secondary students and apprentices. Most provincial competitions occur during our biggest event of the year, Annual Skilled Career Day.

National Competition

Most Provincial Gold Medalists advance to represent Team Newfoundland *nationally* at the Skills Canada National Competition

World Skills International

We inspire young people to develop a passion for skills and pursuing excellence, through competitions and promotions.

Our Partners & Supporters