Our program helps Albertans connect with COR-certified construction companies who are hiring. You bring the enthusiasm, while we do our best to remove financial, transport and other barriers standing in the way of your promising career in construction.
It’s not easy getting started in the trades. We’ll help make it easier. Once enrolled, participants receive:
Tradepathways currently offers placements in 3 essential trades. We will help find the right job for you.
A commercial carpenter can work in all stages of the construction of a commercial building. They install and repair structural and architectural elements and work with a variety of building materials including wood, concrete, steel, composites and more. They collaborate with other tradespeople, follow safety protocols and use a variety of hand and power tools to ensure quality workmanship.
A commercial glazier uses tools and machines to repair, fabricate and install glass and aluminum systems in commercial buildings. They consult blueprints and building codes to ensure installations are weather resistant, energy efficient and safe. They may work in a controlled shop setting or in varied outdoor and indoor environments on commercial construction sites.
A commercial roofer prepares and applies waterproof coverings to flat and sloped roof surfaces of commercial buildings. They also inspect roofs for damage, identify leaks and determine the best course of action for repair or replacement. Roofers install vapour barriers, insulation and membranes using a variety of materials, sometimes incorporating advanced technology such as solar roofing systems.