TORONTO—Ontario college applicants can now learn about more than 150 skilled trade and technology specialties with the new Skills Ontario career exploration app for Apple and Android devices.
The fully bilingual app, launched recently, is a toolbox for students of all ages to explore skilled trade and technology pathways.
Through an aptitude quiz, quick links to partnered organizations, a calendar of events and frequent scholarship and employment opportunity updates, users can see which career paths could be the right fit for them and learn more about how to succeed in these fields through the app, indicates a Skills Ontario release.
The app can be found by typing “Skills Ontario” in an app store. Users will receive continuous updates with new resources, event details and scholarship and employment opportunities.
“We are thrilled to announce that our app is live,” said Ian Howcroft, CEO of Skills Ontario, in a statement. “Inspiring the next generation of skilled trade and technology leaders is crucial to our success as a province, and we are looking forward to providing this unique learning opportunity to Ontarians. Skilled trades and technologies play an imperative role in our lives and continuing to promote these fields and support the professionals working within them benefits us all.”