2.8 The College of Carpenters and Allied Trades maintains its talent pipeline

Vaughan Rising Podcast

08-12-2020 • 10 mins

The College of Carpenters and Allied Trades delivers construction skills courses in its two state-of-the-art facilities in Vaughan. It is home to half of all registered carpenter apprentices in Ontario and provides critical health and safety and continuing education courses for the industry.

With COVID-19 measures in place, the College can't train as many people at once as they used to. This has far-reaching effects down the entire pipeline for skilled workers, which was already tight before the pandemic. The College needed to rethink its approach–and fast.