BIT focuses on the management, marketing and the use of electronic technologies to access, use and manipulate information within personal, family, workplace, community, and global contexts. This cluster challenges students to expand their confidence, experience, and skills as innovators and leaders.
HRH focuses on a vast array of challenging and rewarding careers in health care, community supports, recreation, cosmetology, food services, tourism, and law.
MDC provides students with the flexibility to adapt to various situations relating to design, communication, and fashion. This cluster includes courses related to art and culture, such as the performing arts, film and video, broadcasting, journalism, writing, creative design, fashion, libraries, and museums.
NAT focuses on conservation and the sustainable use of natural resources. Students develop the motivation and commitment to work individually and collectively as private citizens and members of the workforce toward the conservation and responsible use of air, energy, forests, land, minerals, water, and wildlife.
TMT cluster focuses on the skills and knowledge related to the design, construction, fabrication and maintenance of a product. Course relate to manufacturing, processing, utilities, construction, mechanics, fabrication, trades supervision, trades contracting, logistics, transportation and heavy equipment.
Skills Canada is offering free entry and travel subsidies to groups to come through the National Competition and learn about the 50 different skilled trade and technology sectors. There is a great incentive here for schools to register as well.
Please connect with Meredith Kucey - Event ‘Outreach’ Coordinator at email@example.com for more details.
Book Your School's Field Trip to the 2018 Skills Canada Competitions
Thousands of students travel from across Alberta to experience our one-of-a-kind School Field Trip. This year we are happy to invite you to tour the Provincial Skills Canada Competition, AND/OR the Skills Canada National Competition! Edmonton is the host city for both of these back to back career exploration experiences.
Students can try their hands at 45 skilled trades and technologies with our Try-A-Trades® and Try-A-Skills, learn about career and education pathways at Centre Stage, and meet with future employers at Skill City. Help to inspire, develop, and elevate your students’ skills and interests. At the Provincial and National Skills Canada Competitions, they can explore the endless career possibilities available to them in the trades and technologies.
The Provincial Skills Canada Competition runs May 31 – June 1, 2018, and the Skills Canada National Competition runs June 4-5, 2018. Admission is free, and we offer travel subsidies.
CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR FIELDTRIP
Are there young women in your school who would benefit from a fun-filled day with a focus on the trades and technologies?
Skills Canada Alberta is excited to present the 16th Annual Girls Exploring Trades and Technologies (GETT) Conference! GETT highlights the endless career opportunities that are available in the trades and technologies.
High School girls will talk with certified tradeswomen, apprentices, and technology experts who have pursued non-traditional careers. Their stories, experiences and knowledge will motivate students to open their minds to the diverse career paths available in today's most dynamic industries.
This valuable, interactive, and fun-filled day includes dozens of Try-A-Trade® activities, tours of the competition areas, fun contests, great prize draws, and much more.
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER YOUR STUDENTS
Sneak Peek at CTEC Conference 2018
The theme of our conference this year is A New Frontier
Here is what we have confirmed so far.
If you are interested in presenting or know someone you believe would do a wonderful job of motivating your colleagues connect with our Conference Director - Alicia at firstname.lastname@example.org
Welding Rodeo 2017
Thank You for Your Support!
On behalf of the welding program students and teachers from the
Calgary Board of Education and the Calgary Catholic School District
thank you for supporting the 2017 Calgary High School Welding Rodeo!
Without your generousity this event would not be the tremendous success it was.
Welding Rodeo 2017 Details
Available to CTEC Members Only
Inspiring, Innovative, Collaborative
November 22-24, 2018
Click here for the Conference Page