Skills Canada

National Competition


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

The Skills Canada National Competition remains the only national, Olympic-style, multi-trade and technology competition for young students and apprentices in the country. Every year, this competition brings together over 500 young people from all provinces/territories within Canada to compete in over 40 trade, technology and employability skill areas.

 The main goal of this event is to provide competitors with hands-on work experience and to raise awareness for the general population of the value and challenge in skilled trade and technology careers.  

Top placing performers vie for medals of gold, silver and bronze in hopes to be named a Skills Canada National Medalist. 

 Every year, Skills Canada Newfoundland and Labrador brings a team of over 100 individuals (50 competitors and over 50 coaches, delegates and instructors) to the Skills Canada National Competition. 

British Columbia will be the hosting province for the 26th Annual Skills Canada 2020 National competition in Vancouver, May 27 – 30, 2020.  

SCNC 2020

The Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) is the only national, multi-trade and technology competition for students and apprentices in the country. 

Each year, more than 550 competitors from all regions of Canada come to SCNC to participate in over 40 skilled trade and technology competitions. 

By providing a forum where Canadians can compete at the national level, SCNC provides hands-on work experience related to skilled trade and technology careers. 

Canada’s best talent in skilled trades and technologies gather to compete in

Precision Machining | Mechatronics | Mechanical Engineering CAD | CNC Machining | IT – Office Software Applications | Welding | Autobody Repair | Sheet Metal Work | Plumbing | Electronics | Web Design and Development | Electrical Installations | Industrial Control | Bricklaying | Cabinetmaking | Carpentry | Hairstyling | Aesthetics | Fashion Technology | Baking | Automobile Technology | Cooking | Landscape Gardening | Refrigeration and Air Conditioning | IT Network Systems Administration | Graphic Design | Industrial Mechanic Millwright | Architectural Technology & Design | Outdoor Power and Recreation Equipment | Video Production | Job Search | Job Skill Demonstration | Public Speaking | 3D Character Computer Animation | 2D Character Computer Animation | Aerospace Technology | Workplace Safety | Mobile Robotics | Heavy Equipment Technology | Car Painting | Steamfitter – Pipefitter |  Photography | Sprinkler Systems | 3D Digital Game Art 

Skills Canada BC will host the Skills Canada 2020 National competition in Vancouver, May 27 – 30, 2020, at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

• Opening Ceremonies will be held on May 27, 2020. 

• Competition Dates: May 28 & 29, 2020. 

• Closing Ceremonies will be held May 30, 2020.