Skilled Trades

Skilled Trades training that gets you ready to earn in a matter of weeks!

Got a Trade? Got it Made!

Skilled Trades | Why Choose Us?

Get trained and get hired! Skilled Trades workers are in high demand.

Our Skilled Trades pre-apprenticeship and career exploration programs get students trained for rewarding careers in less than half the time of similar college programs.

What you'll like about our our programs

  • Job-ready in just over 6 months and over 90% placement rates
  • Small class sizes with hands-on practical training (70-80% of the time in the shop)
  • No additional academic electives required
  • Instructors with significant industry experience
  • Flexible and affordable financing options

All skilled trades training programs take place at our skilled trades site: 3335 North Service Road, Burlington.

COVID-19 Screening

If you are currently a student of one of our skilled trades programs and visiting one of the Centre for Skills locations, please click here and fill out the COVID-19 screening form on the day of your visit, prior to arrival. 


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