Current News

November 7, 2017 - Alberta improves education for students through expansion of dual credit program

November 7, 2017 - A Birdhouse Challenge Launches National Skilled Trade and Technology Week

October 6, 2017 - NAIT helping represent Canada at Abu Dhabi skills competition

June 15, 2017 - Luchak showcases top mechanic skills in Canada

May 24, 2017 - Siblings show their skills at competition

May 23, 2017 - Students put skills to the test

May 23, 2017 - Students move on to national skills competition

May 22, 2017 - Students excel at skills competition

May 18, 2017 - Animated short wins local teens silver medal

May 17, 2017 - Local students compete in trades at competition

May 17, 2017 - HTA student brings home the gold in skills competition

May 17, 2017 - Two students off to Skills Nationals

May 16, 2017 - Red Deer students succeed at provincial skills competition

May 10, 2017 - Education Minister announces $16.4 million in dual credit funding

May 5, 2017 - SHS student showing welding skills

May 4, 2017 - Students head to provincial skills competition

May 3, 2017 - Sturgeon's got skills

May 3, 2017 - NW Alberta regional skills competition

May 3, 2017 - Glenmary students heading to skills Canada provincials

May 3, 2017 - Sexsmith secondary students to get new tools

April 27, 2017 - Red Deer public and Catholic students test their skills

April 26, 2017 - MHC hosts annual regional skills competition

April 03, 2017 - Trading up: Calgary millwright represents Canada at 2017 WorldSkills competition

March 29, 2017 - Regional students among the best at Skills Canada Alberta competition

June 14, 2016 - Foothills Composite Students Represent out on the East Coast

June 14, 2016 - Local trades students could represent Canada at international competition

April 26, 2016 - MCHS students ready to show off their SKILLS 

April 13, 2016 - Sparks fly at the 2016 South West Regional Skills Canada Competition

May 08, 2015 - Highly Skilled Trade and Technology Students Compete in Massive Skills Competition

Archived News Releases

Media Contact:
Victoria Anderson, Communications Coordinator, Skills Canada Alberta
Phone: 780-809-1369 Cell: 780-405-3534  

Skills in the news... 

Calgary Students All Aboard for Cardboard Boat Race - Calgary Metro

Calgary Autobody Mechanic Headed to Brazil to Compete in World Skills Trades Competition - Calgary Sun

Provincial Skills Competition gives students a chance to ply their trades - Edmonton Journal

St. Albert to show skills at national competition - St. Albert Gazette

MHC bursting with skills at regional competition - Medicine Hat News

Students Medal at Skills Competition - St. Paul Journal

Partnership with TransCanada makes a big difference for a local school -  Wetaskiwin Times


National Gold Medalist Finds a path to success in Autobody Repair - Calgary Herald

Westlock wins Silver at Provincials - Westlock

St Albert to show of Skills at National Competition - St Albert Gazette

North West Students heading to Skills Canada National Competitoin - Daily Herald Tribune

Skills competition - all about exploring the possibilities - Fairview Post

Lacombe students ready to show off their Skills - Lacombe Globe

Staples students net gold and silver at Skills - Westlock News

Teen filmmakers heading to Provincials  - Airdrie Echo

Morinville mechanic to test his skills at provincial competition - Morinville News

Southwest Alberta high-school students showed they are skilled in the trades -  Prairie Post


Teacher Recognized for Excellence - Sherwood Park News

High School Students Show they are SKILLed - Prairie Post

From Try-A-Trade to Gold Medal - HQ Grande Prairie

Skills Canada on Canada AM - CTV

Experience, ongoing learning transforms trade into many-faceted career - Edmonton Journal

New high school program gets big boost - Vulcan Advocate

Mechanic finds cool way to make a living - Edmonton Journal

Edmonton man wins gold at WorldSkills Americas event - iNews 880

Local chefs head for Brazil - The St. Albert Gazette

Team Canada's Mike Scheideman - National Post