TORONTO, June 4, 2014 /CNW/ - This Thursday and Friday, 500 of Canada's best trade and technology students and apprentices will put their skills to the test in 43 distinct competitions, including: plumbing, heavy equipment service, welding, architectural technology and design, fashion technology, esthetics, robotics and many other fields that are in demand.
To kick off the first day of competition, Skills Canada will be hosting an official launch and competition site tour for the media.
June 5, 2014 – 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
The International Centre—Essential Skills Center Stage (Hall1)
Why come to this event?
- Get an exclusive guided tour of the 43 competition sites
- Meet SCNC competitors past and present
- Speak to the industry experts who designed and will judge the competition projects
- Hear from key industry stakeholders representing many skilled trade and technology sectors
SCNC is open to the public and admission is free on June 5 and 6 (competition days). For more event information: www.skillscanada.com
About Skills/Compétences Canada
Skills/Compétences Canada was founded in 1989 as a national, not‐for‐profit organization that works with employers, educators, labour groups and governments to promote skilled trades and technology careers among Canadian youth. For information on Skills Canada's programs and competitions visit www.skillscanada.com.
SOURCE: Skills/Compétences Canada
For further information: Members of the media are strongly advised to preregister by 5 p.m., June 4, 2014: Valerie Gervais, [email protected], 613-700-0812