TOOLS &
RESOURCES

Construction Ready provides tools for young people to prove they are work ready, while enabling them to build a real world understanding of what working in construction can do.

The Industry Training Authority

http://www.itabc.ca

The Industry Training Authority (ITA) has a wealth of information on the construction trades and can help you determine which trades could be right for you.

Skills Canada BC

http://skillscanada.bc.ca

Skills Canada BC is another great source of information.  Check out their expanded list of construction related skills profiles.

Discover Skills BC

http://discoverskillsbc.ca

Discover Skills BC offers a wealth of programs and training options to give BC students the skills they need to lead exciting and rewarding careers.

Construction Foundation of BC - Bursaries & Scholarships

www.constructionfoundation.ca

The Construction Foundation of BC has opportunities to apply for Scholarships and Bursaries to fund your training after high school.  Visit their website to learn more.

Irving K. Barber - Aboriginal Awards

www.ikbbc.ca.ca

The Society offers three Award programs for Aboriginal students pursuing post-secondary education in BC. They are available to First Nations (Status or Non-Status), Métis, or Inuit. All are renewable in order to provide sustained funding over multiple years.  Visit their website to learn more.

THE GUIDES & DOWNLOADS

Print resources for the Construction Ready Program.

YOUTH GUIDE

If you enjoy building or creating; take a moment to learn more about a career in construction.

EDUCATOR GUIDE

Construction Ready is an initiative that identifies and promotes the essential soft skills required for success within the construction industry.

EMPLOYER GUIDE

Construction Ready is an industry-led initiative developed by the Construction Foundation of BC to increase awareness of construction careers.

ASK POSTER

Help students to see real-world construction work, through site tours, job shadowing, or an employer presentation in schools.

ASK CHECKLIST

Identify and purse goals that will lead to a career in construction!

TEACHER KIT

We've put together this kit for educators who want to help their students peruse a career in the construction industry.

RUBRIC POSTER

A tool used to identify employer expectations of young workers starting out in construction employment.

CAREER PATH POSTER

There are so many ways to build a career in construction!

LEARN ABOUT FUTUREBUILDER

FutureBuilder is a tool that was developed to assist youth in proving that they have the attitudes, skills and knowledge asked for by employers. How can someone prove they have these attributes?

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