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Competing /

Competitions

 
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Regionals

Regional Competitions are an incredible introductory opportunity for high school students looking to test their skills and to qualify for a spot at the Provincial Skills Competitions. In 2020, Skills Canada New Brunswick ran its first-ever regional skills competition at NBCC Woodstock. 

 

They are hosted in various regions across the province and are an excellent way to engage students in the competition process and to learn about programs that exist in skilled trades and technology!

 

Registration for the 2023 Regional Skills Competitions will open in December 2022.

 

Provincials

Annual Provincial Skills Competitions take place in each province and territory every spring. These competitions are coordinated and implemented by Provincial Technical Committees (PTCs).

 

Provincial Competitions are 1-day events and offered at the Secondary and Post-Secondary/ Apprenticeship level.  Gold medal winners at the Provincial level may qualify to represent the province at the Skills Canada National Competition!

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Nationals

The Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) is the only national, multi-trade and technology competition for students and apprentices in the country. These competitions offered annually, in rotating regions.

 

Each year, more than 550 competitors from all regions of Canada come to SCNC to participate in over 40 skilled trade and technology competitions.

Canada’s best talent in skilled trades and technologies gather to compete in:

  • 2D Character Computer Animation

  • 3D Character Computer Animation

  • 3D Digital Game Art

  • Aerospace Technology

  • Aesthetics

  • Architectural Technology & Design

  • Autobody Repair

  • Automobile Technology

  • Baking

  • Bricklaying

  • Cabinetmaking

  • Car Painting

  • Carpentry

  • CNC Machining

  • Cooking

  • Electrical Installations

  • Electronics

  • Fashion Technology

  • Graphic Design

  • Hairstyling

  • Heavy Equipment Technology

  • Industrial Control

  • Industrial Mechanic Millwright

  • IT Network System Administration

  • IT – Office Software Applications

  • Job Search

  • Job Skill Demonstration

  • Landscape Gardening

  • Mechanical Engineering CAD

  • Mechatronics

  • Mobile Robotics

  • Outdoor Power and Recreation Equipment

  • Photography

  • Plumbing

  • Precision Machining

  • Public Speaking

  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

  • Sheet Metal Work

  • Sprinkler Systems

  • Steamfitter – Pipefitter

  • Video Production

  • Web Design and Development

  • Welding

  • Workplace Safety

 

WorldSkills

Winners of the Skills Canada National Competition may be invited to compete in the Team Canada Candidate Trials.

 

WorldSkills Competitions are offered bi-annually in rotating countries and take place over the course of 4 days. The age limit for competitors is under 22 at the time of the competition. 

 

Canada’s voice on the development of these competitions are offered through Canadian Experts, who are chosen by National Secretariat by application process every four years.

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