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Knowing the Code: Mastering the Canadian Electrical Code

  Electricity is behind some of the simplest, everyday tasks, like flipping a light switch, booting up your computer, or charging your phone. The little two or three-pronged outlets scattered… Read More >>

A Metalwork of Art

“I use steel to organize space.” Although these may sound like the words of an architect or engineer, they were spoken by an artist named Richard Serra.   Although welding… Read More >>

A Real-World Education

Industry and business in the Middle Ages was dominated by a system of specialized craft guilds. A master craftsman would take on a young apprentice in a mutually-agreed upon contract… Read More >>

The Back-to-School Checklist for Adults

If you have not been a student for a significant amount of time, the idea of going back to school can be quite unsettling. The best thing you can do… Read More >>

Manual Trades Stand Strong in a Digital World

It is no surprise that certain trades are quickly diminishing with the incessant rise of digital technology. If we take audio technology as an example, any development grew to the… Read More >>

Less Theory, More Practice: The Benefits of Apprenticeship Programs

The main difference between an apprenticeship and a traditional degree program is the theory-practice ratio implemented in each. Typically, degree programs are extremely theory-heavy, and aim to introduce students to… Read More >>

A Moveable Grind: Careers that Revolve Around Metal Work

Welding Welders are trained experts who merge pieces of metal or thermoplastic together for building, construction, and sculpting purposes. The process of merging materials together can be done in several… Read More >>

5 Different Types of Electrician Careers

Deciding that you want to become an electrician is only part of narrowing down your career options. There are several different specializations within the electrician industry, so it is important… Read More >>

The Back-to-School Checklist for Adults

If you have not been a student for a significant amount of time, the idea of going back to school can be quite unsettling. The best thing you can do… Read More >>

Manual Trades Stand Strong in a Digital World

It is no surprise that certain trades are quickly diminishing with the incessant rise of digital technology. If we take audio technology as an example, any development grew to the… Read More >>