TORONTO — Skills Ontario and Apprenticesearch.com have entered an agreement that will foster a seamless and integrated experience for career seekers by providing a clear pathway to the trades.
The partnership will involve better integration of Apprenticesearch.com offerings in Skills Ontario competitions, events and activities to provide a clear next step to employment programs and services through ApprenticeSearch.com for those interested in pursuing skilled trades and technologies, indicates a release.
The first joint activity together was at the Thunder Bay Level Up! Career fair hosted by the Ministry of Labour Immigration Training and Skills Development on Nov. 28. Apprenticesearch.com staff joined Skills Ontario in engaging students from across the region.
“ApprenticeSearch.com is delighted to be partnering with Skills Ontario and the Skilled Trades Truck to bring career development resources and information to help young people connect to their next step in the skilled trades pathway,” said Kelly Hoey, executive director of ApprenticeSearch.com, in a statement. “Over the years, we have worked well together to highlight opportunities in the skilled trades for youth. Recent investment into the skilled trades has allowed us to partner more strategically to cross promote our programs and services and provide continuous support to young people looking to explore and pursue the skilled trades pathway.”