Get in on the Trades Boom

Get in on the Trades Boom

April 6 - 30, 2021

During the month of April, come speak with an instructor and have all your questions answered about taking a Trades program at NBCC. Speak in-person on campus, or chat virtually.

There’s never been a better time to take a trade. Trades are booming right now in New Brunswick and it’s projected in the next 3 years, there will be over 3500 new trade jobs.*

Here’s just a sampling of some of the most in-demand careers in the next 3 years:

Job Openings

  • Over 140 Welders
  • Over 175 Electricians
  • Over 400 Carpenters
  • Over 185 Millwrights and Industrial Mechanics
  • Over 400 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
  • Over 220 Heavy Equipment Operators

Median Salary

  • Crane Operators: $63,000/yr
  • Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanics: $50,000/yr
  • Millwrights and Industrial Mechanics: $61,000/yr
  • Gas Fitters: $57,000/yr
  • Steam Fitters and Pipe Fitters: $53,000/yr
  • Powerline Technician:  $80,000/yr
  • Industrial Electricians: $70,000/yr
  • Machinists: $45,000/yr
  • Welders: up to $38.50/hr on the high end
  • Electricians:  up to $34.50/hr on the high end
  • Plumbers: up to $29.75/hr on the high end
  • Bricklayer: up to $45.45/hr on the high end   
  • Sheet Metal Worker: up to $34.79/hr on the high end

*Source: Check out NBJobs for details on all the trades.

You Could Win

Just for attending (either live or virtually), you will be entered to win a Makita 18V Lithium-Ion Cordless 6-Piece Combo Kit valued at $700. (Contest open to Canadian residents only)

Please see contest rules and regulations below for details.

Makita 18V Lithium-Ion Cordless 6-Piece Combo Kit

Image used for illustration purposes only and may not be an exact representation of the product.

Register Today

Complete the form and indicate the campus location, trade (or trades) you are most interested in, preferred time of day, and whether you want to schedule an in-person visit or speak with an instructor virtually. Someone from our team will follow-up and confirm all your details.

Note: Not all trade programs are offered at each campus, please refer to our program page for full details.

Please select 1-3 Trade Programs that are of the most interest to you.

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