Alberta — May 30, 2022 – Thirty of Alberta’s best trade and technology apprentices and post-secondary students showcased their skills at the Skills Canada National Competition. Vancouver, British Columbia May 25-27, 2022. Out of the 29 contest areas they competed in, Team Alberta took home a medal in 24 of them.
Simultaneously, 28 high school students competed in the 2022 Skills Canada Virtual National Competition, 21 of them receiving a medal.
Team Alberta members are selected at the Provincial Skills Canada Competition (PSCC) each year. More than 700 students competed in 45 trade and technology areas for the 2022 competition. Post secondary students competed in-person at the Edmonton EXPO Centre on May 4 & 5, and secondary students competed virtually from April 11-14.
Skills Canada Alberta leads the country in positioning skilled trades and technologies as preferred career pathways for students. “We are incredibly proud of Team Alberta’s results at the Skills Canada National Competition. These results reflect how strong the technical training is in our province, and how passionate our educators are to prepare Alberta’s youth for the future world of work”, explains Chris Browton, Executive Director of Skills Canada Alberta.
Team Alberta is supported by Syncrude, Skills Champion for Skills Canada Alberta. Syncrude’s support of Team Alberta demonstrates their commitment to empowering the future skilled trade workforce in the province. We are grateful for Syncrude’s invaluable contributions.
Communications Coordinator, Skills Canada Alberta