4 episodes

Dan and Bill (and others) talk about 140+ careers in the skilled trades and technologies and how important, in demand and rewarding these careers are. Everything from post-secondary education, apprenticeship, wages and so much more are discussed. Various guests include people who work in skilled trades and technologies; apprenticeship representatives; college representatives; teachers, and many more. This podcast is for students, teachers, parents or anyone who is interested in learning about careers in the skilled trades and technologies!

The Skills Ontario Trades & Tech Talk Podcast Dan Cardinal

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Dan and Bill (and others) talk about 140+ careers in the skilled trades and technologies and how important, in demand and rewarding these careers are. Everything from post-secondary education, apprenticeship, wages and so much more are discussed. Various guests include people who work in skilled trades and technologies; apprenticeship representatives; college representatives; teachers, and many more. This podcast is for students, teachers, parents or anyone who is interested in learning about careers in the skilled trades and technologies!

    Episode #4 - College Pathway

    Episode #4 - College Pathway

    In this episode, we discuss college as a great post-secondary pathway for recent graduating high-school students... (and their parents), and we interview Linda Franklin - President and CEO of Colleges Ontario!

    • 33 min
    Episode #3 - Women in Skilled Trades And Technologies

    Episode #3 - Women in Skilled Trades And Technologies

    Dan welcomes Maddie Keltie as a third host on the podcast. This episode focuses on Women in The Skilled Trades and Technologies as Dan sits down with Jennifer Green – Director of Young Women’s Initiatives Programs at Skills Ontario. Jenn talks about her career as a Mechanical Millwright, why she decided to join the Skills Ontario team and how the Skills Ontario Young Women’s Initiative’s Programs help young women decide if a career in the skilled trades and technologies is right for them. 
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    • 24 min
    Automotive Mechanic

    Automotive Mechanic

    Dan & Bill welcome Nicole Curry who is a Class A Red Seal Certified Automotive Mechanic. Nicole discusses her pathway to becoming an automotive mechanic, as well as the barriers and success she faced along the way.

    • 23 min
    Welcome to Skills Ontario!

    Welcome to Skills Ontario!

    This episode talks about Skills Ontario as an organization and what to expect from future episodes from the Skills Ontario Trades and Tech Talk Podcast.

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

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8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Lauren Cards ,

Love it !

Sounds amazing guys ! Very well said, everything ! Looking forward to listening to the next one ! (Shout our to my dad for being the best !)

NavInst ,

Never Knew!

This would be great to have had growing up or for when my kids grew up. Other then a high school shop class there wasn’t enough information on trades. Keep up the good work.

KirkyLassie ,

Great Introduction to Skills Ontario

So looking forward to more podcasts sharing insights to the Skilled Trades and Technologies.

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