An awesome one-day event for female high school students to have hands-on training in three different skilled trades. Watch the clip: https://kitchener.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1699105&binId=1.3594885&playlistPageNum=1
Three female high school students explore a tool and die mill press, HVAC welding and heavy machinery workshops in pursuit of a skilled trade. Watch the clip: https://kitchener.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1699106&binId=1.3594885&playlistPageNum=1
Conestoga brings in faculty, students, mentors and equipment from all campuses for this event. With 150 volunteers from Conestoga, that is almost a one-to-one match for all attending.
Conestoga College’s Jill of All Trades events helps “cement” their decision to pursue post-secondary skilled trades course. Watch the clip: https://kitchener.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1699116&binId=1.3594885&playlistPageNum=1
“The schools are here for you. And the workforce is here for you. That was the biggest takeaway from that day”.
“There’s nothing more powerful than using your mind and your hands to do something that not only maintains the Canada that we’ve started to build, but the Canada that needs to be built for tomorrow.”
Conestoga College hosts Jill of All Trades event for high school female students.