Skilled trade, technology and employability competitions for secondary and post-secondary students 

Our Provincial Competition Brings youth into a competitive spotlight while demonstrating the complexity and talent involved in skilled careers. Over 300 regional finalists from across Newfoundland and Labrador (including intermediate, secondary and post-secondary students and apprentices) gather in the city of St. John’s to compete in over 40 competition areas.  
The 23rd annual Skills Canada Provincial Competition will begin Friday, March 20th. For more information, please contact our Competitions Manager at 

Off-Site Competition Dates:

  • Precision Machining - Tuesday, March 10 (CNA Placentia)
  • Carpentry - Friday, March 13 (Carpenter Millwright College)
  • Industrial Mechanic Millwright - Friday, March 13 (CMC)
  • Electrical Installations - Friday, March 13 (CNA - Seal Cove)
  • Steamfitter/Pipefitter - Date TBD (UA Local 740)
  • Plumbing - Date TBD (UA Local 740)
  • Industrial Control - Friday, March 19 and Saturday, March 20 (iEAS)
  • Mechatronics, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Architectural Technology & Design, Electronics, Mechanical CAD - Friday, March 20 (CNA - Ridge Road)
  • Cabinetmaking - Friday, March 20 (CNA - Port Aux Basque)
  • Heavy Vehicle Technology - Date TBD (CNA - Stephenville)
  • Mobile Crane - Date TBD (CNA - Stephenville)

Selection Categories:

  • Car Painting
  • Autobody Repair,
  • Sprinkler Systems

*Competitions otherwise not specified held at CNA - Prince Philip Drive on Friday, March 20.