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World Youth Skills Day: Empowering our Future with Skills and Opportunities – JD Irving

July 12, 2019

On World Youth Skills Day, we want to raise awareness and acknowledge the importance of youth skills development, which enables social and economic growth in our communities. At J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) we are committed to empowering our youth with education, skill-training and employment opportunities. JDI forecasts 7,500 full time hires over the next three years and over 700 of those roles are for skilled trades.

New Brunswick Teen Apprenticeship Program (NBTAP)
Since 2013, JDI has proudly participated in The New Brunswick Teen Apprentice Program (NBTAP), an industry-led apprenticeship program for grades 10 and 11 students. This program provides an excellent opportunity for those interested in pursuing a career in skilled trades to benefit from a paid work experience with a mentor. NBTAP Student Apprentices learn practical trade and workplace skills that will help them get a head start. Over their summer work terms, students are coached and mentored on the job, learning practical trade and workplace skills.

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