Press Release: Students in Bridgewater Explore Careers in Skilled Trades and Technologies

Bridgewater, Nova Scotia – Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Nearly 70 students in grades 8, 9, 10 and 11 from the from Shouth Shore Regional School Board, Tri-County Regional School Board, and Conseil Scolaire Acadien Provincial will be attending Skilled Futures in Trades & Tech, presented by Skills Canada – Nova Scotia (SCNS) on Wednesday, February 14, at the NSCC Lunenburg Campus in Bridgewater.

Skilled Futures in Trades & Tech is a one-day event that offers students the opportunity to explore skilled trade and technology career options by participating in hands-on workshops, ranging from 2D character animation to diesel repair.

“Students from across Nova Scotia are making decisions about their futures. Our Skilled Futures series is an interactive tool that allows students to immerse themselves in a variety of career options in skilled trades and technologies, in an effort to help students make an informed decision. The most exciting part of the day is when they discover a career choice that they may not have considered before,” said Robin Lorway, Executive Director of SCNS.Skilled Futures in Trades & Tech is one in a series of one-day career exploration events taking place from November to May at locations across the province. This event is made possible by the generous support of the Nova Scotia Community College, Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency, and Shell Canada.

Skills Canada – Nova Scotia is a not-for-profit organization that provides opportunities for Nova Scotian youth to explore skilled trades and technologies, discover their passions, and strive for excellence.

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For more information:

Shannon Campbell
Marketing & Communications Manager
shannoncampbell@skillsns.ca
Office: (902) 491-4739
Cell: (902) 495-6164

Bethany Dunn
Program Coordinator
bethanydunn@skillsns.ca
Cell: (902) 880-9952