EPIC JOBS is Wednesday, May 20, 2020

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Jobs in the trades are Epic

 

A Quick Introduction To Epic Jobs

2019’s Epic Jobs event opened the eyes of 1,800 students to the trades.

Grade 7 & 8 students from across the Grand Erie region got a chance to try their hand at building a wall, changing tires on a car, use a virtual welder, operate a mini excavator and many more job-related activities.

For most students, the day-long event was their first exposure to careers in the trades.

Watch our Epic Jobs videos and explore our photo galleries below.

Epic Jobs is an annual community event designed to open the eyes of students to potential careers in the skilled trades.

The Workforce Planning Board has organized Epic Jobs annually since 2017, in partnership with the Grand Erie District School Board, the Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board, and the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program.

A Quick Introduction To Epic Jobs

2019 Photo Gallery

Videos Gallery

Epic Jobs 2018 - Video #1

Epic Jobs 2018 - Video #2

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How Can You Get Involved?

Epic Jobs 2019 Major Sponsors

Scroll down to see the other event sponsors and their important contributions

Epic Jobs 2019 Speakers

presented by:

Cory Vitiello

Cory Vitiello is a Brantford-born award-winning chef & star of Food Network’s Chef in Your Ear. Vitiello is considered a culinary star on the hot and competitive Toronto food scene, having earned acclaim from food critics and being profiled in numerous publications.

Emily Chung

Emily Chung is owner of AutoNiche Women’s Auto Repair Service in Toronto and a popular Canadian auto blogger. Emily launched AutoNiche in 2009 out of frustration with the auto repair business, seeing a need for a repair shop that caters to women.

Jeremy Bout

Jeremy Bout is a filmmaker and host of the innovative Edge Factor video series. Edge Factor produces films that highlight creative people and companies that create great products that make a difference in people’s lives.

Jamie McMillan

Jamie McMillan is a ground-breaking female Ironworker from Hamilton who promotes skilled trades to women. Jamie is a strong advocate, supporter and mentor for women entering the trades. Jamie is part of KickAss Careers, doing public speaking.

Interested in participating in 2020? Email epicjobs@workforceplanningboard.org for more information or click to download the sponsor or exhibitor information packages.

Event Sponsors

Agricultural Sponsor

Lunch Box Sponsors

School Sponsors

2017 Photo Gallery