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My job varies from day to day. I coordinate the programs and develop the curriculum that is offered to the students enrolled at the Centre. I instruct some of the courses. I’m the lead point person between the Ministry of Education and the College. I help with recruitment of new students and aid in the hiring process of apprentices who enter the workforce.

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I am a welder that specializes in pipe welds. Being the best at my job is what motivates me most.

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I’m an electrician working on various construction sites. I work with other electricians as well as with other trades people on the job site. My day to day involves installing the wires that will be the electrical circuit to which various devices will be connected. I have to read blueprints and often have to troubleshoot to solve problems that arise in the workplace.

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I am a site supervisor on high rise and other concrete structures. I plan, organize and schedule how to create the building which includes reading blue prints, using mathematical figures for volumes of concrete to be ordered, planning layouts and surveying.

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In this job I am doing a lot of steel form work. This is not typical carpentry as it involves assembling prefabricated forms which will eventually be filled with concrete.

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I run a full service hair styling business catering to people who either cannot get to a regular salon (e.g., elderly or people with mobility issues) or who find it difficult to make time to go to a physical salon.

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Through my construction business, I do electrical work related to house renovations – rewiring when necessary, changing household heating parts, switches and lighting. I specialize in hanging and wiring chandeliers.

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Curtis works as part of a multi trade construction team and installs piping systems (e.g., plumbing, water, etc.) in commercial buildings.

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