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Check out BTA’s work to create careers for Alberta’s next generation of skilled building trades workers. You can find the goals of each career initiative, the role the BTA and its locals play, and sponsor and contact information. BTA also works with many different partners to promote and safeguard the interests of skilled building trades workers.

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Find links to job lists. Please note that jobs lists maintained by Alberta’s Building Trades Unions may require login. Contact the local directly. Be sure to check out the links to resources that can help you apply for a job, including how to update a resume, prepare for an interview, and find job fairs.

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Trade Winds to Success is a unique partnership initiated by the Union Training Trust Fund partners with Alberta Indigenous communities. The goal of Trade Winds to Success is to increase the number of Indigenous people finding careers in the building trades…

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(2018) Graduates of our pre-apprentice electrician program

Helmets to Hardhats Canada (H2H) works with Canadian Forces personnel (veterans and those currently serving) who are interested in transitioning from the Forces to a career in the building and construction industry. Helmets to Hardhats has paid tribute to the remarkable commitment that the Building and Construction trades unions…

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In Canada, women represent only 4% of the construction trade workforce. In other skilled trades, that number is even smaller. In Alberta, women currently make up almost 8% of the members of BTA’s affiliated trade unions. The goal of Build Together Alberta is to recruit and retain more women skilled trades workers.

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Alberta will soon face a shortfall of skill trades workers.  Skills Canada Alberta (SCA) works with employers, educators, labour groups, and government to encourage Alberta youth to consider a career in the skilled trades. Building Trades of Alberta an its locals support and sponsor of Skills Canada Alberta…

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The Alberta is recovering following the recession of 2015-16. With a growing economy and retirements of baby boomers, Alberta will need skilled building trades workers in the coming years. Find out if your next job – and your future career – is as an Alberta building trades professional!

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