October 30, 2018

Getting ready to take your Carpentry Red Seal Exam? We have the course for you!

Getting ready to take your Red Seal Exam in Carpentry and want to refresh your knowledge? We can help! On November 23 to 25, we are […]
November 30, 2016

Free Trades Training!

Are you looking to start a new career in the trades? CITN is offering free training in the ironworking industry in the Lower Mainland! Our program […]
April 8, 2016

The Apprentice: Not just for Donald Trump

Perhaps the word “Apprentice” brings up memories of a reality show starring a certain U.S. presidential candidate, but it shouldn’t. Apprentices are at the core of […]
March 31, 2016

Getting a female perspective

Women make up roughly 50 percent of the world’s population, and yet only approximately 10 percent of apprentices in the trades are women. That needs to […]
March 23, 2016

Building a future for youth in trades

As B.C.’s population ages, employers in the trades are considering who will succeed them when they retire. Right now, there are fewer young people entering the […]
March 21, 2016

We want to hear your story

There are a lot of misconceptions about a career in the trades, including that it’s a dead end job, it’s dangerous, or it’s dirty. We want […]
February 6, 2016

Apprenticeships are on the rise in British Columbia

Last year, almost 10,000 employers sponsored apprentices. This is up from about 9,500 in 2014. However, there are many misconceptions about hiring an apprentice; among them […]
December 31, 2015

What does the construction industry need to do better in 2016?

The Journal of Commerce asked members of its Editorial Advisory Board how they thought the industry could improve in 2016. Jack Davidson, president of the BC Road […]
December 3, 2015

Mentorship matters in apprenticeships

With 80 percent of skilled trades learned on the job, having a mentor through the course of an apprenticeship is extremely important. In fact, it’s the […]