Date: November 10th, 2022 at 12pm
Title: Career in Trades
Organized in collaboration with the Industry Training Authority (ITA)!
Industry Training Authority – soon to be Skilled Trades BC, leads and manages the Skilled Trades training system on behalf of British Columbia.
This comprehensive presentation will include an in-depth look at the following:
Who the ITA is
Barriers to a higher trade’s workforce
Trades in BC including top trades in demand
Benefits of careers in trades
What an Apprenticeship is and how to support your clients on the road to a trades career
Presented by: Dave Coleman & Samantha Dyton
Dave holds a Certificate of Qualification as a floor covering installer and has a long history with the apprenticeship system in B.C. He has been an employer and a training director and has worked with many trades updating program standards throughout his career. Dave has worked with Indigenous groups, immigrants, high school students, and many others and has a strong network across the province.
Samantha holds a CCDP certification. Previously an employment counselor for the multi-barriered population, she has experience working both provincially and nationally with organizations. With respect for trades, Samantha now serves as an Apprenticeship Advisor for the Industry Training Authority, supporting individuals with a holistic approach in exploring entering the trades as a career choice and apprentices throughout the province.