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

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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 (education). 

Goals of Skills Canada Newfoundland and Labrador

  • 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

Initiatives of Skills Canada Newfoundland and Labrador

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

Competitions

Intermediate Challenge

Skilled trade, technology and employability competitions geared toward junior high students.

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 and Labrador at the Skills Canada National Competition.

 Visit the World Skills website for more information on competitions.