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Skills Canada BC Provincials Competition Update

We are excited you and your students will be visiting the Skills Canada BC Provincials trades and technology competitions at the Tradex in Abbotsford, April 19, 2023.

Our bus subsidy registration is currently full and there is a waiting list. Please advise us if you are unable to attend and will not be using your bus subsidy so we can provide the opportunity for another school to attend.

As part of the Provincials Competitions, students and educators will be able to watch the following trades and technology competitions in action showcasing potential careers and pathways. In addition, there will also be the Pathways to Careers Showcase Booths as well as the Try-A-Trades booths that students will be able to visit and experience some hands-on activities.

Trades and Technology Competitions and Categories:


  • Industrial Control
  • Cabinetmaking
  • Carpentry
  • Electrical Installations
  • Landscape Gardening
  • Bricklaying
  • Plumbing
  • Refrigeration
  • Sheet Metal
  • Sprinkler Systems
  • Steamfitter/Pipefitter
  • Welding


  • (tbd) Job Search
  • Public Speaking
  • Workplace Safety

Information Technology

  • 2D Animation
  • 3D Animation
  • 3D Digital Game Art
  • Architectural Technology and Design
  • ElectronicsGraphic
  • Design Technology
  • IT Network Systems Administration
  • IT Software Solutions for Business
  • Mechanical Engineering CAD
  • Photography
  • Video Production
  • Web Design and Development


  • CNC Machining
  • Industrial Mechanic
  • Mechatronics
  • Mobile Crane
  • Precision Machining
  • Mobile Robotics


  • Aesthetics
  • Baking
  • Cooking
  • Fashion Technology
  • Hairstyling


  • Aerospace Technology
  • Autobody Repair
  • Automobile Technology
  • Car Painting
  • Heavy Vehicle Technology
  • (tbd) Motorcycle, Equipment & Powersport


  • Gearbots
  • Gravity Vehicle
  • Sumo Robot
  • Potential Energy Vehicle
  • Spaghetti Bridge
  • Vex IQ
  • Wind Turbine

A map will be available upon arrival at Tradex.

Marshals will be directing buses at Tradex and an additional email will be sent with regards to directions and parking instructions.

The concession will be open at Tradex.

We look forward to seeing you and your students at the Skills Canada BC Provincials competition on April 19!

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