The 2019 Girls Exploring Trades and Technologies Conference will take place May 9, 2019, at the Edmonton EXPO Centre. Registration will open on February 14, 2019.
Are there young women in your school who would benefit from a fun-filled day with a focus on the trades and technologies?
Skills Canada Alberta is excited to present the 16th Annual GETT Conference! GETT highlights the endless career opportunities that are available in the trades and technologies.
High School girls will talk with certified tradeswomen, apprentices, and technology experts who have pursued non-traditional careers. Their stories, experiences and knowledge will motivate students to open their minds to the diverse career paths available in today's most dynamic industries.
This valuable, interactive and fun-filled day includes:
- Dozens of Try-A-Trade® activities - students will get to try their hand at trades and technologies like Plumbing, Welding, Aesthetics, Car Painting and more!
- A presentation from Skills Canada Alberta's Education Facilitator on the "Future World of Work".
- A tour of the Provincial Skills Canada Competition floor, lead by mentors from more than 20 different trade and technology industries.
- Round-table sessions with the industry mentors.
- Games, challenges and prizes.
To participate in Skills Canada Alberta programs, your school must first Become a Skills School. Once your school is a Skills School, teachers register their students for the conference by logging into our portal.
Registration costs $30/student, which will be invoiced to the school following Provincials.
Interested in becoming a Girls Exploring Trades and Technologies (GETT) Mentor? Click here!