Careers in Construction


Career Exploration

Career Poster

A progressive career development poster with career paths, education programs and salary information.

Careers in Construction Job Descriptions

A list of job descriptions for in demand careers in the construction industry.


*VRCA Construction Job Centre

VRCA’s online recruitment site for employers and job seekers.

Canadian Apprenticeship Forum

Not-for-profit organization bringing together the key participants in industry training from all across Canada.

Careers in Trades

Online resource to help discover the facts about a career in the skilled trades and the benefits of an apprenticeship.

Discover Trades BC

An initiative funded by the BC Government to help provide easy access for secondary students to the many educational opportunities available to them in trades training.

Skilled Trades Employment Program (STEP)

Supplies employers with job ready employees and provides employees with training to upgrade their skills.

Skills Canada BC

A non-profit agency that promotes careers in the skilled trades and technologies to BC youth.


BC Construction Safety Alliance

BCCSA is the construction industry's premier safety organization.

Build Force Canada

National industry led organization that provides labour market information for the construction industry.

Construction Industry Training Organization (CITO)

Non-profit agency that focus on understanding the trades training needs for their sector, and on making recommendations to ITA and training providers.

Red Seal Program

This inter-provincial program for trades certification is designed to provide greater ease of mobility for skilled workers throughout Canada.

Skill Plan

Not-for-profit organization that provides workplace education consulting services and essential skills resources to the construction industry.

The Industry Training Authority

The Industry Training Authority (ITA) oversees B.C.'s industry training and apprenticeship system.

Trainwest Management and Consulting Inc.

The Official Sales Trainer of The Vancouver Canucks and VRCA.


Universities & Colleges

British Columbia Institute of Technology

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

University of the Fraser Valley


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