Do you want to double your child’s chances of finding a rewarding career? Keep reading!
If you are like most Canadians, you believe that university is for smart students, whereas the skilled trades are for students who struggle academically. But that’s a myth. Skilled trades careers offer opportunities for creative, lucrative work—work that not only pays well but also offers many intrinsic rewards.
The average Atlantic university graduate ends up with $30,000 in student debt. Skilled trades apprentices, on the other hand, earn wages while they’re becoming certified. Students with strong academic backgrounds should strongly consider the skilled trades as a career option.
Encourage your child to explore the skilled trades education courses available at several high schools across the province. Click on the side links for more information about Skilled Trades 10, Construction Trades 11, Transportation Trades 11, and Skilled Trades 12 Co-op.
Currently, Skilled Trades are offered at the following schools.
- Annapolis West Education Centre
- Breton Ed Centre
- Eastern Shore District High School
- École Beau-Port à Arichat
- Hants East Rural High School
- JL lIsley High School
- Park View Education Centre
- Sackville High School
- Shelburne Regional High School