A day in the trades
At Jill of all Trades, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with mentors – many who are women – who will help develop a better understanding of the benefits of a career in the skilled trades. Mentors include NAIT faculty, alumni, and members of industry.
You will also participate in up to 3 hands-on workshops in trades of your choice. These include trades that can begin a career in:
Manufacturing, fabrication, and maintenance
Industrial automation and design
Why a career in the skilled trades?
Skilled trades will continue to be in high demand as there will be more than 256,000 new apprentices needed over the next 5 years in Canada.* This provides endless opportunities for a rewarding and meaningful career that is essential to communities across Canada.
A career in the skilled trades can provide financial security and independence, benefits, and the opportunity to work in many important industries such as construction, manufacturing, transportation, oil and gas, and renewable energy.
At NAIT, we offer several pathways into a skilled trades career including:
*Source: Government of Canada