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Skills Canada National Competition heads to Edmonton

April 25, 2018   Jillian Morgan

Skills Canada National Competition plumbing

The Plumbing Skill Area at the 2017 Skills Canada National Competition in Winnipeg, MB.

Over 40 skilled trade and technology competitions, representing six sectors, will take place at this year’s Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC).

SCNC will be held from June 4 to 5, 2018 at the Edmonton Expo Centre in Edmonton, AB. It brings together over 550 youth from all regions of Canada.

The competition aims to provide hands-on work experience and raise awareness about skilled trade and technology sectors.

Students must compete at local, regional and provincial/territorial events in order to represent their province or territory at SCNC.

SCNC is open to the public on competition days. It will offer 50 Try-A-Trade and Technology activities for visiting youth, a “Career Zone” and an essential skills forum.

The opening and closing ceremonies promise a crowd of 2,000. Interactive demonstrations by various stakeholder groups and celebrities will be held on the Essential Skills Stage. www.skillscompetencescanada.com

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