2017 Provincial Skills Canada Competition

 

Congratulations to Team Alberta!

We promote excellence in trade & technology careers through skills competitions and hands-on programs for students.

See how our flagship competitions work

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Qualifying: Regionals, Non-regional Events

March & April

High school students who wish to compete in select event areas must first compete at either a Regional of Qualifying level. There are 9 Regional Skills Canada Competitions across Alberta - Calgary, Central (Red Deer), Edmonton, Lakeland (Vermilion), North East (Lac La Biche), North West (Fairview), South East (Medicine Hat), South West (Lethbridge), and Wood Buffalo (Fort McMurray). There are also two online qualifying events for Graphic Design and Photography.

Top performers in the Regional and Qualifying Competitions automatically earn a spot to compete at the Provincial Skills Canada Competition. 

Start by selecting your skill to learn more about where your competition path starts!  

Provincials

May

High school students earn the opportunity to compete at the Provincial Skills Canada Competition by either winning a spot at a Regional or Qualifying Skills Canada Competition in some events. For others, they are selected by their teacher to participate. Post-secondary students apply to compete, with endorsement from their technical institute. 

Skills Canada Nationals

June

Gold medalists at the Provincial Skills Canada Competition are rewarded with an invitation to join Team Alberta. Students have the opportunity to showcase their skills at the Skills Canada National Competition, which is held in a different Canadian city every year. 

WorldSkills International

October

WorldSkills International competitions take place every two years, in different countries around the world. Selection for WorldSkills Competitions occurs the year before the WorldSkills International Competition to provide competitors time to prepare. 

Provincial Medal Count

School
Gold
Silver
Bronze
Total
SAIT
18
17
12
47
NAIT
8
6
10
24
Lloydminster Comprehensive High School
3
5
1
9
Central Memorial High School
3
2
1
6
Grande Prairie Composite High School
3
1
1
5
Lord Beaverbrook High School
3
0
0
3
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Olds Career High School
2
2
0
4
Other
2
1
1
4
Peace Wapiti Academy
2
1
0
3
Holy Trinity Academy
2
0
2
4
Ross Sheppard School
2
0
1
3
Archbishop O`Leary
2
0
0
2
St. Joseph - Edmonton
2
0
0
2
Sturgeon Composite High School
2
0
0
2
Bishop O`Byrne High School
1
3
0
4
Harry Ainlay School
1
2
2
5
Red Deer College
1
2
2
5
Barrhead Composite High School
1
2
2
5
Henry Wise Wood High School
1
2
1
4
Jasper Place School
1
1
3
5
Calmar School
1
1
1
3
Sherwood Heights Junior High School
1
1
0
2
Father Patrick Mercredi Community School
1
1
0
2
Matthew Halton High School
1
1
0
2
CT Centre
1
0
1
2
Medicine Hat College
1
0
1
2
St. Albert Catholic High School
1
0
1
2
Forest Lawn High School
1
0
0
1
Camrose Composite High School
1
0
0
1
Strathcona School
1
0
0
1
Delmar College
1
0
0
1
West Central High School
0
3
0
3
Jack James High School
0
2
1
3
Ecole Secondaire Highwood High School
0
2
0
2
Lethbridge College
0
2
0
2
Lakeland College
0
1
1
2
Old Scona Academic
0
1
1
2
Bev Facey Community High School
0
1
0
1
Hunting Hills High School
0
1
0
1
James Fowler High School
0
1
0
1
Louis St. Laurent
0
1
0
1
Holy Trinity
0
1
0
1
Richard F Staples Secondary School
0
1
0
1
Calvin Christian School
0
1
0
1
Brooks Composite High School
0
0
3
3
Ecole Secondaire Notre Dame High School
0
0
2
2
J A Williams High School
0
0
2
2
Grande Cache Community High School
0
0
2
2
St. Joseph Catholic High School - Grande Prairie
0
0
2
2
Foothills Composite High School
0
0
1
1
Bishop Grandin High School
0
0
1
1
J. J. Bowlen
0
0
1
1
NorQuest College
0
0
1
1
Archbishop Jordan High School
0
0
1
1
Spruce Grove Composite High School
0
0
1
1
Ernest Manning High School
0
0
1
1
Chestermere High School
0
0
1
1
Medicine Hat High School
0
0
1
1

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 12:01
Top ranking competitors from the 2017 Provincial Skills Canada Competition headed to the Skills Canada National Competition in Winnipeg, MB earlier this month. The team was comprised of 31 post-secondary competitors and 32 secondary competitors. 
Registration for the 2017 Qualifying and Regional Skills Canada Competitions opens one week from today - Wednesday, February 8th at 8:30 a.m. 
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