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Skills/Compétences Canada (S/CC) is a national, not-for-profit organization that works with employers, educators, labour groups and governments to promote careers in skilled trades and technology to Canadian youth. This unique position among private and public sector partners enables Skills Canada to work toward securing Canada’s future skilled labour needs while helping our youth to discover rewarding careers.
In 2020, there will be four levels of Skills Canada competition:
- Cariboo Junior Skills Competition at Thompson Rivers University (TRU) on Friday, March 6, 2020, is for teams of students in grades 6 to 9. Gold Medal winners in the Cariboo Junior Skills competition may be invited to compete in the Skills BC competition.
- Cariboo Regional Skills Competition at Thompson Rivers University (TRU) on Friday, March 6, 2020. This competition is primarily for secondary students although some post-secondary competitions may be held as a “warm-up” to the Skills BC competition. Gold medal winners in the Cariboo Regional Skills Competition may be invited to compete in the Skills BC competition.
- Skills BC Competition - April 15, 2020, at Tradex, Abbotsford. Gold medal winners in The Skills BC Competition may be invited to compete as part of Team BC in the Skills Canada Competition.
- Skills Canada Competition - May 28-29, 2020, at the Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, BC.
2020 Skills Canada Competitions
Competitors in grades 6 to 9 will compete in Cariboo Junior Skills Competitions in the following categories:
- Gravity Vehicle Race
- Potential Energy Vehicle
- Spaghetti Bridge
- Sumo Robots
- Wind Turbine
Competitors from the Regional high schools will compete in the following categories at the Cariboo Regional Skills Competition:
- Automotive Service
- Cabinet Making
- Culinary Arts
- Electrical Wiring
Competitors from TRU's Trades and Technology students will compete in the following categories at the Cariboo Regional Skills Competition:
- Automotive Service
- Electrical Wiring
- Heavy Mechanical Service
Gold medal winners from the Cariboo Junior Skills Competition and Cariboo Regional Skills Competition may be invited to participate at the Skills BC Competition.
April 15, 2020, at Tradex, Abbotsford.
Gold medal winners from the Skills BC Competition may be invited to participate at the Skills Canada Competition.
May 28-29, 2020, at the Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, BC.
To register your students:
- Please refer to the scope document below for team requirements (if applicable)
- Compile your list of students/teams and complete the registration worksheet
- Have all students sign the Skills Canada Waiver of Liability Form
- Email the registration worksheet and waiver for each student to Jaclyn Hellquist - email@example.com
Please note that no substitutes or replacements will be allowed on the day of the competition.
Registration for the Cariboo Regional Skills and Cariboo Junior Skills Competitions will open in January 2020.
Please see the below Scope Documents. If there is any difficulty in obtaining the relevant Cariboo Junior Skills or Cariboo Regional Skills Competition documents, please contact Pat Barringer, Cariboo Regional Skills Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students registered for the Cariboo Regional Skills Competition at TRU on March 6, 2020, MUST USE ONLY the Scope Documents identified as:
Cariboo Junior Skills Competition OR Cariboo Regional Skills Competition
Thompson Rivers University
March 6, 2020
- Secondary - Cabinet Making
- Secondary - Carpentry
- Secondary - Culinary Arts
- Secondary - Electrical Wiring
- Secondary - Welding
- Post-Secondary - Automotive
- Post-Secondary - Electrical Wiring
- Post-Secondary - Plumbing
- Post-Secondary - Heavy Duty Service
2020 Junior Skills Scope Documents
If there is any difficulty in obtaining the relevant Cariboo Regional Skills Competition documents please contact Pat Barringer, Cariboo Regional Skills Coordinator at email@example.com.
For further information, please contact Pat Barringer, Cariboo Regional Skills Competition and Try-A-Trade Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Congratulations to the winners in the 2019 Skills Canada Competitions!
TRU's 4 Gold Medalists are heading to Halifax for the Nationals May 27-31, 2019
2019 Provincial Skills Canada Competition
April 17, 2019 — TRADE-EX, Abbotsford, BC
|Maik Stuermer||Carpentry (PS)||GOLD|
|Mathew Chaklinski||Electrical Wiring (PS)||SILVER|
|Calvin Skjeie||Heavy Equipment Service (PS)||GOLD|
|Jordan Brown||Plumbing (PS)||GOLD|
|Gavin Coxon||Plumbing (PS)||SILVER|
|Aidan Gow||Welding (PS)||GOLD|
2020 Regional Cariboo Skills Canada Competition
March 6, 2020 — Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC
|Madison Hippisley||Automotive (Secondary)||TRU/Logan Lake Secondary||GOLD|
|Micheala Hippisley||Automotive (Secondary)||TRU/Logan Lake Secondary||SILVER|
|Noah Doyle||Automotive (Secondary)||Norkam Secondary||BRONZE|
|Roko Huser||Cabinet Making (Secondary)||South Kamloops Secondary||GOLD|
|Eric Thibault||Cabinet Making (Secondary)||South Kamloops Secondary||SILVER|
|Luc Gaudreau||Cabinet Making (Secondary)||South Kamloops Secondary||BRONZE|
|Matthew Lavigne||Carpentry (Secondary)||Clearwater Secondary||GOLD|
|Desiree Anderson||Carpentry (Secondary)||Barriere Secondary||SILVER|
|Tim Eggers||Carpentry (PS)||TRU||GOLD|
|Owen De Witte||Carpentry (PS)||TRU||SILVER|
|Shiloh Peasgood||Carpentry (PS)||TRU||BRONZE|
|Haley Blundell||Culinary (Secondary)||Westsyde Secondary||GOLD|
|Charlotte Conner||Culinary (Secondary)||South Kamloops Secondary||SILVER|
|Hannah-Lee Elliot||Culinary (Secondary)||Clearwate Secondary||BRONZE|
|Stephen Cruz||Electrical Wiring (Secondary)||TRU/Desert Sands||GOLD|
|Austin Husa||Electrical Wiring (Secondary)||TRU/Cache Creek||SILVER|
|Kaedyn Bert||Electrical Wiring (Secondary)||TRU/Sa-Hali Secondary||BRONZE|
|Keenan LaCoste||Electrical Wiring (PS)||TRU||GOLD|
|Taylor Nikirk||Electrical Wiring (PS)||TRU||SILVER|
|Zachary Hannis||Electrical Wiring (PS)||TRU||BRONZE|
|Liam Hartwell||Gravity Vehicle||Vermillion Forks Elementary||GOLD|
|Gavin Larouque||Gravity Vehicle||Vermillion Forks Elementary||GOLD|
|David Melville||Gravity Vehicle||Vermillion Forks Elementary||GOLD|
|Noah Jensen||Gravity Vehicle||Vermillion Forks Elementary||SILVER|
|Chris Ortwein||Gravity Vehicle||Vermillion Forks Elementary||SILVER|
|Drayden Ross||Gravity Vehicle||Vermillion Forks Elementary||SILVER|
|Tyler Rubis||Gravity Vehicle||Vermillion Forks Elementary||SILVER|
|Teagan Cranston||Gravity Vehicle||Vermillion Forks Elementary||BRONZE|
|Olivia Vande Gulik||Gravity Vehicle||Vermillion Forks Elementary||BRONZE|
|Mackenzie Crawford||Heavy Duty (PS)||TRU||GOLD|
|Freddie Epp||Heavy Duty (PS)||TRU/Norkam Secondary||SILVER|
|Samson Hawley||Heavy Duty (PS)||TRU||BRONZE|
|Gavin Coxon||Plumbing (PS)||TRU||GOLD|
|Jordan Brown||Plumbing (PS)||TRU||SILVER|
|Reva Shopshire||Potential Energy Vehicle||Vermillion Forks Elementary||GOLD|
|Sarah Adams||Potential Energy Vehicle||Vermillion Forks Elementary||GOLD|
|Tauren Baird||Potential Energy Vehicle||Vermillion Forks Elementary||GOLD|
|Olivia Holloway||Potential Energy Vehicle||Vermillion Forks Elementary||SILVER|
|Corben Van Gende||Potential Energy Vehicle||Vermillion Forks Elementary||SILVER|
|Braden Northway||Shaghetti Bridge||Eagle River Secondary||GOLD|
|Destiny Rivait||Spaghetti Bridge||Eagle River Secondary||GOLD|
|Evan Dendekker||Spaghetti Bridge||Eagle River Secondary||GOLD|
|Simone Hegelstaf||Spaghetti Bridge||Chase Secondary||SILVER|
|Shyla Smith||Spaghetti Bridge||Chase Secondary||SILVER|
|Matt Fehling||Spaghetti Bridge||Eagle River Secondary||BRONZE|
|Ava Fischer-Boneham||Spaghetti Bridge||Eagle River Secondary||BRONZE|
|Emma Delasalle||Spaghetti Bridge||Eagle River Secondary||BRONZE|
|Brayden Evenson||Sumo Robots (Jr)||Chase Secondary||GOLD|
|Jin Kim||Sumo Robots (Jr)||Chase Secondary||SILVER|
|Casper Henry||Sumo Robots (Jr)||Chase Secondary||BRONZE|
|Alex Forbes||Welding (Post-Secondary)||TRU||GOLD|
|Nathan Szucs||Welding (Post Secondary)||TRU||SILVER|
|Boston Montgomery||Welding (Secondary)||TRU||GOLD|
|Luke Lavigne||Welding (Secondary)||TRU/Clearwater Secondary||SILVER|
|Dayton Bittner||Welding (SEcondary)||TRU||BRONZE|
|Owen Delve||Wind Turbines (Jr)||Vermillion Forks Elementary||GOLD|
|Justice Michaud||Wind Turbines (Jr)||Vermillion Forks Elementary||GOLD|