HomeFebruary 12, 2021 2021-03-04 21:06
The way to get started is to quit talking
and begin doing
— Walt Disney
Steel Toe Careers
Help Remove Financial Barriers
Steel Toe Careers will provide Bursaries to those seeking financial assistance to pursue their career path in the construction industry. STCI focuses on Pre-Apprentice training for a variety of trades in the construction industry. Pre-apprenticeship courses are designed for students with hands on skills required to get them working and pursuing licenses in their respective trades. Linking students with jobs, helps contractors, helps the cities we work in. Steel Toe Careers believes that if you remove the financial barriers for many unemployed youth, marginalized communities and new Canadians a bright future is possible for many.
Our mission is to provide equitable access of opportunities in education and hands-on training in the skilled trades. To inspire more careers in construction.
S.T.C.I will raise funds to provide scholarships for participants to pursue a career in the skilled trades.
This Bursary Opportunity is designed to give individual seeking financial assistance to pursue their career path in the construction industry.
To be eligible for this bursary this individual must be:
- A Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
- High School Diploma or Equivalent
- Demonstrates clear career objectives in the construction industry
- Evidence of financial need
The Steel toe Careers scholarship program is designed to remove financial barrieres and give high school students the opportunity to take part in a pre-apprenticeship program that provides hands on skills required to get them working and pursuing licenses in their respective trades.
If you are selected to receive a scholarship you will be provided with a 12 week pre-apprenticeship training program in Home Renovation, Electrical or Plumbing.
This student must be:
- High School student 17 years old or older (Grade 12)
- Currently enrolled in high school
- be able to provide a reference letter from a teacher
- share why you wish to purse a career in the trades
- a parent/Guardian consent
Our Board Members
Anna De Bartolo
Mike Di Donato
The Construction and Maintenance Electrician Pre-Apprentice Program at the Skilled Trades College of Canada was designed to give students the right mix of theoretical and hands-on training to make them successful apprentices.
Electricians are very well respected in the construction industry. It takes a very specialized set of skills and knowledge to work with electricity every day. A career as an Electrician can provide a salary substantially higher than the national average. Working in Construction will allow you to strike that work-life balance that we are all looking for. A career in the trades allows you the time and will pay you the money you need to support your family, and at the same time pursue your hobbies and passions. Live the life you deserve – Love Life, Work Construction.
The Plumber Pre-Apprentice Program at the Skilled Trades College of Canada was designed to give students the right mix of theoretical and hands-on training to make them successful apprentices.
A plumber is a tradesperson who specializes in installing and maintaining systems used for potable (drinking) water, sewage, and drainage in plumbing systems. Some of the duties that a plumber is required to perform are: installing, repairing and maintaining pipes, fixtures, and other plumbing equipment; welding, connecting, and leak testing; estimating; interpreting blueprints; supervising apprentices; and more.
The Intro to Home Renovation Program at the Skilled Trades College of Canada was designed to meet the current need for skilled trade workers in Ontario’s booming construction industry. Students will learn the basics of Framing, Drywall, Taping, Footings, Vapor Barrier, Insulation, Masonry (Brick-Laying) rough-in Electrical, rough-in Plumbing, and all relevant general construction work.
Trainees will be taught how to use the tools and apply the proper techniques required to be successful in a variety of general construction-related jobs. Graduates of this program will leave with all the relevant safety certifications, and receive the fundamental practical hands-on training in a simulated on-the-job setting.