Connect Youth with Trades
RESOURCES FOR DISCOVERING TRADES
ITA has a huge stash of pedagogical resources available for Educators who want to teach their students about what a trade is and spark a student’s interest in trades.
For program-specific resources, see the Program Resources section.
To help students explore various trades, try out our trade finder tool: Trade Finder Tool
One of the most comprehensive print resources we have is the Trades Guide! This guide can be used to help students and is an inspiring and practical resource full of useful tips and information that you can share with them. In addition, the Trades Guide Learning Supplement provides activities to get students talking about trades.
2016 ITA Trades Guide PDF 6MB
2016 ITA Trades Guide PDF 4.2MB
2015 ITA Trades Guide PDF 4.2MB
What is a Trade? Handout
A 2-sided colour handout that defines a trade, explains the trade apprenticeship, and a full trades listing.
Youth Programs Handout
A 2-sided colour handout that explores ITA’s Youth Program Streams and answers the question “Why Choose Trades?”
Youth Employer Sponsor Handout
A 2-sided colour handout that answers the question “Why become an Employer Sponsor?” Send this to a company that might be a good fit for your students.
Trade Stories from the Field
Multi-page colour booklet featuring interviews with youth apprentices, program news, and local school contact info.