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School board hosts virtual seminar on careers in skilled trades for students


The Simcoe County public school board is hosting a virtual seminar for parents and students interested in a career in skilled trades.

The presentation will feature Dr. Jon Callegher, executive director at Job Talks, and includes information about apprenticeships, tech ed in schools, co-op placements, and will have a Q and A segment.

Questions can be submitted in advance of the live-stream event at 7 p.m. on Dec. 1.


The skilled trades industry hopes to entice workers as the need increases in Ontario.

Meanwhile, Georgian College offers a new fast-tracked program at its Bracebridge campus to allow students to learn several trades in eight months versus years. Top Stories

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