Sharing Skills across the territory
October, 2014 –nunavut
Who Are we?
Skills/CompétencesCanada is a national, not-for-profit organization that actively promotes careers in skilled trades and technologies to Canadianyouth.Weare one of 13 Skills Canada organizations located in each province andterritory.
To expose youth to trade and technology occupations by developing and delivering educational programs and activities for youth, educators, parents andothers.
TradeShowsProfessionalImprovement Opportunities for Nunavut teachersTeacher Resource MaterialsApprenticeship MaterialsCardboardSledRacesObstaskillsEventsTerritorialSkills CompetitionNational Canadian Skills CompetitionSkillsClubs
Taughtby skilled volunteers or teachers, students learn hands on skills in different trade and technology areas.HairdressingCookingBakingGraphic DesignTV& VideoProductionWorkplace SafetyRoboticsPrepared SpeechJob SearchJob Skills DemonstrationIT– Network SystemsAdministrationCarpentryAestheticsPhotographyFashion Technology (Sewing)
10thAnnual Territorial Skills Competition
-TSC 2015-InuksukHigh SchoolIqaluitOVER15+trades and technology contest areas60+Competitors from acrossNunavut
CarpentryHairstylingTV& VideoProductionPS-CarpentryAestheticsBakingCookingPhotographyGraphic DesignJewelry makingRoboticsPrepared SpeechJob SearchJob Skills DemonstrationWorkplaceSafety
21thSkills Canada National Competition
May 27-30, 2015Saskatoon, Saskatchewan40+ trades and technology contest areasOver 10,000 spectators500 Competitors from across Canada230,000 square feet of competition spaceA gold medalistwill earn a spoton theWorld SkillsTeam Canada to compete:43rdWorld SkillsCompetitionSão Paulo, BrazilAugust 11-15, 2015
There is value in every experiences!
There is value in participating:Staying busy while having fun and learning.Gaining experience for your resume and future jobs.Trying atradebefore choosing to studying it.Gaining skills that are transferable.
Your ideas counts too!
Quick facts on Careers in the Trades
◦the Canadian construction sector says it will need 300,000 new workers over the next 10 years;◦the Canadian mining sector says it will need 145,000 new workers over the next 10 years;◦the Canadian petroleum sector says it will need 150,000 new workers by 2022;◦the Canadian supply chain sector says it will need 357,000 new workers by2020(Government of Canada, 2014)“Furthermore, Canada faces a shortage of one million tradespeople by 2020, as many people in that field will be retiring” (Racanelli, 2014)
Skills Canada NunavutPO Box 176Iqaluit, NUX0A0H0
Skills Nunavut Office:Trades Department,NunattaCampus (Old residence)
Social MediasLike our Facebook page atSkillsCanada NunavutFollow us on Twitter @SkillsNunavutwww.skillscanada.com
Janis Devereaux–Executive Directorjanisd@skillscanada.comPhone: 867-979-7258ChristineBérubé- Program CoordinatorNUcoordinator@skillscanada.comPhone: 867-979-7259
Big shout out to our volunteers, who are the backbone of our organization!Thank you to our Board of directors!Huge thank you to our financial sponsors!