Success stories

All stories tagged as "Women in Trades"

  • In the first part of our International Women's Day 2021 series, we speak to Andrea Durdle on her journey from a Red Seal Plumber to a Pipe Trades instructor.
  • Apprentice
    Micole is a first year Welder and Heavy Duty Mechanic from Williams Lake, BC, and a proud member of the Yunesit’in Government (Stone Band) reserve.
  • Apprentice
    Chelsea Barron is a member of the Tsilhqot'in (Chilcotin) Nation and is registered with the Anaham band (Tl'etinqox) which is part of the Tsilhqot'in Nation.
  • Apprentice
    You become like family, so you don't dread coming to work. You come and you're like, "I wonder what we are going to accomplish today?"
  • Training providers
    Diversity for us, is the ability to come into our school and feel safe. To understand that everyone is given an equal opportunity when it comes to training and everyone will be treated similarly.
  • Apprentice
    As a business owner, journeyman Plumber, class B Gasfitter, and certified steep slope Roofer, Mary-Anne is living proof that hard work pays off.
  • Apprentice
    It is a common ambition to want to transform one’s hobby into a fully-fledged career. Despite this, few people have succeeded in acquiring this goal quite like Elly Hart.
  • Apprentice
    Maia Koch is a prime example of the pride and devotion that tradespeople have in their careers.
  • Apprentice
    Moving from Campbell River to Fort St. John was a big step into the unknown for Corissa.
  • Employers
    We hire apprentices to help young people get a good start in their careers and establish a great workforce in our company. A lot of our management staff were previously apprentices here.
  • Employers
    Ashley is a 2nd year Heavy Duty Equipment Technician apprentice. When a posting came up for an apprenticeship she applied and was the successful candidate.
  • Apprentice
    Don't be afraid, take up the challenge, there is success at the end. - Merv Kube, Jordan's mentor.

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