MAY 2019 // yellowknife multiplex arena


This year marks the 21st Annual Skills Canada NWT Territorial Competition in Yellowknife, and this year the competition and career expo will be bigger and better than ever.

This year’s competition and expo will feature:

  • NEW skill contests
  • Exciting new Try-A-Trade®/Technology demonstrations
  • Prizes
  • Brand new Skills Canada NWT merchandise
  • Skill demonstrations
  • And much more!

Are you interested in competing at this years Territorial Competition?

If you are a skilled high-school student, a registered apprentice, or a post-secondary student pursuing an education/career in one of these skill areas, YOU ARE ELIGIBLE TO COMPETE.

Career Expo &
Try-A-Trade® Exhibition

In conjunction with the Skills Canada NWT Territorial Competition, we will also be hosting a Career Expo and Try-A-Trade®/ Technology event that will be incorporated into the Territorial Competition, offering visitors a more in-depth look at careers and educational opportunities related to skilled trades and technology. It also serves to inform visitors about trades and technology in general.

What is a Try-A-Trade® Booth?

Nothing heightens awareness like hands-on experience! Give youth the opportunity to better understand skilled trades and technology by hosting an interactive Try-A-Trade® activity! This is an excellent setting to showcase products, services and initiatives while networking with other industry leaders, students, educators and the public.

Exhibitor Fees

Try-A-Trade® Booth – Free

Try-A-Trade® & Career Expo Booth – Free

Career Expo Booth – $250

If you incorporate a Try-A-Trade® demonstration into your Career Expo Booth, you will receive your booth for FREE!

skill areas

  • Aesthetics
  • Automobile Technology
  • Baking
  • Cabinetmaking
  • Carpentry
  • Cooking
  • Electrical Installations
  • Fashion Technology (sewing)
  • Graphic Design
  • Hairstyling
  • Heavy Equipment Service
  • Industrial Mechanic/Millwright
  • Job Search (Human Resources)
  • Outdoor Power and Recreation Equipment (small engine repair)
  • Photography
  • Plumbing
  • Public Speaking
  • Traditional Sewing
  • Video Production (Team of 2)
  • Web Design and Development
  • Welding
  • Workplace Safety