Building a Career

At the BC Building Trades, we want to help you choose a career that is right for you — one that fits your skills, interests and abilities.

And this section of our website is your starting point. Here we've pulled together the best information out there on all the trades that are part of the BC Building Trades — you'll find:

  • Our Find a Trade tool that is an essential portal into each trade, featuring information from the BC Industry Training Authority, the national Red Seal program, and the union you would belong to.
  • An Introduction to Apprenticeships — how becoming an apprentice can move you into a fantastic career with good pay and benefits.
  • Red Seal Skills — your Red Seal certification is your ticket to taking your career in any direction you choose. It means you can work in any province across the country.
  • SkillPlan — is a joint labour and management initiative of the BC construction industry to help you continually improve your skills.

BC Building Trades

Career Starter

Looking for a career with a good, high paying future?
Use the tools below to get started...

 Find a trade  Start an apprenticeship

BCBT unions can help you build a career

BC Building Trades

Monday – Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm | closed holidays
phone: (778) 397-2220 | fax: (778) 397-2250
email: info(-at-)

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