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Pathways to Apprenticeship - Full Image Description

stick figure man walking down road past road signs full description of this image is included on this page.

The image has the title: Pathway to Apprenticeship. It lists the source as: Skills Trade.ca.

This image has a stick person walking down a road. There are road signs along the path. The first sign says:

  • Explore
    • Assessing P.V.I.S.A. Fit with Career Opportunities

After explore there is an offshoot that says “Other Career Choices”

The next sign says:

  • Research
    • Union versus Non-Union
    • Education Requirements
    • Training/Learning
    • Pre-Apprenticeship
    • Time-Wages
    • Cost-Education Tools
    • Trends
    • Work Environment
    • Challenges

After research there is an offshoot that says “Other Career Choices”

The next sign says:

  • Plan of Action
    • Goals
    • Time-Line
    • Upgrade/Education Skills
    • Money, Family
    • S.M.A.R.T. Goals

After plan of action there is an offshoot that says “Other Career Choices”

The next sign says:

  • Job Search Tools
    • Resume
    • Cover Letter
    • Networking Cards
    • Portfolio
    • Letter of Reference
    • Transcript
    • Pictures of Work

After job search tools there is an offshoot that says “Other Career Choices”

The next sign says:

  • Networking Skills
    • Information Interviews
    • Interview Skills
    • Focus

After networking skills there is an offshoot that says “Other Career Choices”

The next sign says:

  • Employer Search
    • Business Directories
    • Cold Calling
    • Employment Ontario Services
    • Family
    • Friends
    • Happenstance
    • Newspaper
    • OYAP
    • Related Courses
    • Summer Job
    • Trades Magazine
    • Union Halls
    • Volunteer
    • Websites
    • Yellow Pages

After employer search there is an offshoot that says “Other Career Choices”

After that there is a bridge, one side says “Followups” and the other is labelled “Attitude”.

  • Follow-Ups (has the following supporting points)
    • Phone
    • Email
    • In Person
  • Attitude (has the following points)
    • Realistic Expectations
    • Hard Work
    • Positive
    • Persistent
    • Balanced

After explore there is an offshoot that says “Other Career Choices”

The last sign says:

  • Sponsorship
    • Certificate of Apprenticeship (C of A)
    • Certificate of Qualification (C of Q)
    • Loans/Tax Benefits