Pathways to skilled trades

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<ul><li> 1. Routes TO. Trades: Paving pathways to Skilled Trades in Torontos labour market </li> <li> 2. Local Labour Force Characteristics </li> <li> 3. Part 1: Key Employment Pathways </li> <li> 4. Routes TO. Employment Trends, tips and tools for newcomers </li> <li> 5. 10 job sectors Key facts about the sector Labour force information (demographic, age profile, educational attainment) Sample list of trending jobs o Entry level, Middle level, Senior level List of Educational and Training options List of Professional Associations List of Evaluation of credentials What is included </li> <li> 6. What is included INSERT MULTIMEDIA DEMO </li> <li> 7. Part 2: Re-emerging labour market pathways, Skilled Trades </li> <li> 8. The big picture: Ontario The Canadian Chamber of Commerce estimates there will be 550 000 workers who wont be able to find work by 2016 There will be 1. 5 million skilled job vacancies in 2016 and 2.6 million by 2021 High tech skills are becoming prerequisite for many jobs 10 </li> <li> 9. Local opportunities: Toronto (1) Green building initiatives: o Tower Renewal o Toronto Green Standards o Water Efficiency and Rebate Program o Eco-roof incentive Program o Toronto Atmospheric Fund Source: City of Toronto, Building Better Partnerships; Canada Green Skills Building Council-GTA Chapter, Green Building Map </li> <li> 10. Local opportunities: Toronto (2) Metrolinx Expansion Source: Metrolinx, Mobility hubs </li> <li> 11. Local opportunities: Toronto (3) TTC Expansion, Toronto- York Subway Expansion o Downsview-Wilson Heights o Downsview-Sheppard o Keele-Finch o York University o Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Source: TTC, Construction Activity Map </li> <li> 12. Construction trades in demand Carpenters Ironworkers Millwrights Industrial mechanics Electricians Plumbers Sheet metal workers Pipefitters Welders </li> <li> 13. Real value in Skilled Trades? MYTHS REALITY Skilled trade jobs are not creative Skilled trades jobs are not important Skilled trades is no place for a woman Skilled trades jobs for students who do not excel in academics Build, design fix and create the new motto for trades people The foundation, infrastructure and operation of the communities are dependent on the skilled trades 97% of skilled trades jobs are full time. Women represent 50% of the workforce and need to focus on job demand Intelligence and aptitude are essential components of working in those careers </li> <li> 14. Of trade school grads working within 6 months </li> <li> 15. Construction jobs that will be need filling in the next decade </li> <li> 16. Paradox? 12.1%Trade certificate 25.9%University degree </li> <li> 17. Part 3: Mapping Routes TO. Trades </li> <li> 18. Job description Main duties Testimonials Common Job Titles Wages and Benefits Requirements Occupational outlook Routes TO. Trades: What is included </li> <li> 19. Insert multimedia Routes TO. Trades: How to navigate </li> <li> 20. Routes TO. Trades: Promising job hunting practices Learn about the local economy &amp; building initatives Make strategic employment decisions Utilize appropriate employment &amp; community services to bridge the training/skills gap </li> <li> 21. For more Labour market information 215 Spadina Avenue, Suite 350 Toronto, ON M5T 2C7 Phone: 416 934 1653 Fax: 416 934 1653 Thank You </li> </ul>


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