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Do you want to be a skilled trades worker? This guide lists British Columbia resources for getting started in an apprenticeship program.


Recommended Books

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300 Best Jobs Without a Four-Year Degree - Laurence Shatkin
Call Number: 331.702 F23tw1
ISBN: 9781593579289
Publication Date: 2013-02-01
In just two steps, this book helps the non-college grad quickly and easily narrow their career options and learn more about jobs of interest.

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200 Best Jobs Through Apprenticeships - Michael Farr; Laurenc Shatkin; J. Michael Farr; Laurence Shatkin
Call Number: 331.702 F23th2
ISBN: 9781593575373
Publication Date: 2009-02-01
This book opens your eyes to the many career possibilities through apprenticeships and includes more than 60 "best jobs" lists and detailed descriptions of the 200 best apprentice jobs.

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The Third Option, A First Choice Rewarding Careers via Non-university Pathways - Business Council of British Columbia
Call Number: Bus. Ref 331.702 T44ba
This report examines the wide range of career opportunities available to individuals who chose not to pursue a university degree.

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WorkBC Parent's Guide: A Career Development Resource for Parents to Support Teens - Work BC
Call Number: 378.711 W92b
Publication Date: 2016
A guide to career choice for caregivers by Work BC. Also available online at


Recommended DVDs

The Third Option Rocks! - Business Council of British Columbia
Call Number: 331.702 T44bb
This 4-hour interactive DVD informs and encourages consideration of a career in trades, technical, or service occupations.


Recommended Trade Journals

Tradetalk - Business Council of British Columbia
Call Number: 331.8805 T763
From the BC & Yukon Territory Building and Construction Trades Council. This quarterly magazine has regular features on trends in the building trades in BC and profiles on specific jobs within the trades unions. A good introduction to the building trades industry.


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