Get Ready in Trades

Young Workers in Training GRiT

GRiT (Get Ready in Trades) Program

is a trades-focused career exploration and development program created for youth with disabilities and barriers to success.


Learn about many IN-DEMAND, Skilled Trades Careers, and find a clear path to explore, train and get support as we expose you to meaningful employment possibilities where you can excel!


Work At Your Own Pace

Selections’ Program Includes:

  • Introductory Skills Training for over 40 Trades, including Carpentry, Plumbing, Mechanics, Welding, Hair Styling, Culinary Arts, and much more!

  • Required Trades Safety Certifications, like H2S Training, WHMIS, First Aid, Confined-Space Pre-Planning, Food Safe, and more!


  • Information on Apprenticeship, Training, College level courses, and accessing financial grants, bursaries, and loans

  • Career Exploration Opportunities with local Trade unions and employers

  • Job Club Preparation Skills (taught in-class), including resume building, job search, interview skills, basic computer skills etc.

  • Employment Placement Opportunities  and Job Matching with local employer partners

  • Transportation support to attend training, interviews and job placement

  • Financial Support for the purchase of safety equipment and required attire for work placement

Who Is GRiT For?

Youth with disabilities, who are Interested in Trades Occupations:

  • 16-29 years of age

  • with a disability (self-disclosed or documented)

  • legally entitled to work in Canada

  • capable of self-administering medications

  • able to arrange for transportation independently


Employers in Trades Industries

Did you know that Get Ready in Trades
can help you fill your vacancies?

GRiT aims to connect employers to participants that are trained, skilled and prepared with safety certifications.

We offer 8-12 week wage subsidy incentives to our employer partners


If you’re a prospective employer, let’s talk!

We want partners like you.

“Where Do I Start?”


Contact Us First!

We’ll schedule Your Career Planning/Intake Meeting, where we’ll identify your skills, strengths, interests, needs, and desired outcomes.

  Now the fun begins!

We’ll get you signed up to start some in-house training and external certifications! You’ll join our JOB CLUB, where you’ll explore your skills and interests while preparing to search for employment that best suits your abilities!

If you’re a Youth with Disabilities, have GRiT qualities, and
are interested in a Trades Career, let
introduce you to Exciting Future Career Prospects!


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