At Centre for Skills Development, the health and safety of our clients and staff is our number one priority. We are responding to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) situation with the immediate closure of Centre for Skills Development locations to the public, until further notice. ‚ÄčIt's important to note that we will continue to offer our services remotely. For contact information about our remote services, latest updates about cancellations and closures, please continue to visit the 'CENTRE NEWS' section of our website, which can be found near the bottom of the Home Page.


Mar 08, 2019 Happy International Women's Day!

Happy International Women's Day! A balanced world is a better world, and today we celebrate women's achievements and raise awareness against bias. Our Women in Skilled Trades: Enhanced General Carpentry (WIST) program provides eligible women with the tools and training to launch a career in the Construction Industry. Learn more here. 

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Feb 08, 2019 Sign Up for One of our WIST Information Sessions Today!

The next WIST program starts on April 1, 2019. Information sessions are taking place throughout February and beginning of March, any interested clients are encouraged to register online at

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Sep 21, 2018 Congratulations to our WIST 2018 Scholarship Winners!

Five scholarships were awarded to students who are preparing for a career in the Skilled Trades, and exhibit leadership attributes. Throughout their time at The Centre, they demonstrated exemplary effort both academically and technically, and will be using their award specifically towards the purchase of tools or apply it to their tool fee.

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Mar 09, 2018 IKEA donation to The Centre for WIST space

Celebrating International Women's Day this week, IKEA Canada works towards building a more inclusive and equal world through their partnership with Canadian Women's Foundation. 

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