Skills Canada National Competition 2022 shares medal results
by CM Staff
Nearly 350 students and apprentices from across the country competed for the title of national champion in over 45 skill areas
VANCOUVER — Skills/Compétences Canada has released the final medal results of the 2022 Skills Canada National Competition in Vancouver.
Over the past week, approximately 350 students and apprentices from across the country competed for the title of national champion in over 45 skill areas at the Vancouver Convention Centre and virtually.
Medals were awarded to the top competitors in six skilled trade and technology sectors, including: transportation, construction, manufacturing and engineering, information technology, services and employment. The competitors were evaluated based on industry standards.
During SCNC, over 3,000 student visitors, industry leaders, government officials and industry celebrities were in attendance to take part in some of the onsite activities such as the Skills for Success Stage and over 40 Try-A-Trade® and Technology activities.
SCNC says its goal is to engage Canadian youth and promote careers that are available to them in the skilled trades and technologies.
“Events like the Skills Canada National Competition encourage Canadian youth to explore and discover skilled trade and technology careers through interactive activities. It also allows us to raise awareness of these important careers to our future workforce,” said Shaun Thorson, CEO, Skills/Compétences Canada in a statement.
This event is supported by our Funding Partners the Government of Canada, and the Government of British Columbia, as well as our Presenting Sponsors, UA Canada, and TC Energy.