Explore the Trades
MYTH: Women don’t belong in the skilled trades
FACT: Women belong anywhere they want
Anyone can become an expert in a trade they love! Build on your unique strengths and help shape Canada’s future – all with the support of a union behind you.
- Earn while you learn
- Hands-on learning
- Mentorship programs
- Competitive wages and benefits
- Rewarding work
- Plenty of room to move up
- A workforce that welcomes you!
Earn while you learn on your way to a rewarding career
There are many women in the skilled trades and unions. Unions across Canada continue to work to make the skilled trades a welcoming place for all.
High-paying wages aren’t just for doctors, lawyers and CEOs. Many trades in Canada offer excellent starting wages with the potential to earn six figures!
Help shape your community’s future by working on projects you can be proud of and that will continue to make an impact for generations!
Many trades offer more flexibility than a typical 9-to-5 desk job, with a ton of medical and financial benefits that your family can take advantage of.