Explore Skilled Trades

Students and parents are often not aware of apprenticeships because many of the jobs in the trades are not known by the general public.  Manitoba has over 50 different trades that a student could possibly apprentice in.  The High School Apprenticeship Program is a great way for students to explore and pursue careers.

Apprenticeship Manitoba Trades can be categorized into the following sectors: 1) Industrial, 2) Transportation, 3) Construction and 4) Services.  Click on one of the links to start exploring.

Industrial Trades - These skilled tradespeople work at industrial sites.  They build and take care of machines and parts used in industrial and consumer products.  They use precision machinery, various power hand tools, power machines, torches and welding equipment.

Transportation Trades - These skilled tradespeople fix and maintain cars, trucks, agricultural equipment, heavy equipment, as well as the parts and equipment of these vehicles. Apprenticeship training for transportation trades ranges from 2 to 4 years.

Construction Trades - These skilled tradespeople work in the construction industry.  They build schools, hospitals, offices, apartments and houses.  They also work at painting, roofing, finishing and other challenging jobs. Apprenticeship training for the construction trades ranges from 3 to 4 years.

Service Trades - These skilled tradespeople work provide a service to the public, such as cook, hairstylist and landscape technicians. Apprenticeship training for the service trades ranges from 2 to 3 years.