On March 28, 2017, elementary and secondary students demonstrated their unique skills and technological abilities at the Halton Skills Competition.
The Halton Skills Competition is an annual event, where students in grades 4-12 from the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) and Halton District School Board (HDSB) present their technical skills and compete in a friendly environment.
Students showcase their talents in the areas of: architectural design, healthcare, I.T. network systems, video production, graphic design, carpentry, animation, robotics, welding, auto service, and hairstyling. For more information, view the full list here.
- Participation in the Halton Skills Competition doubled in numbers from last year! 50 elementary and 74 secondary students from HCDSB competed this year.
- Qualified student competitors will represent HCDSB at the Ontario Technological Skills Competition, which is Canada’s largest skilled trade and technology competition, on May 1-3, 2017. The qualifying competitions took place on Saturday, April 1st at Niagara College.
“We are fortunate to enjoy a strong partnership with the Halton District School board that enables us to provide such a valuable opportunity for our students to showcase their talents.”
– Catherine Jenkins, Pathways Consultant at the Halton Catholic District School Board
“It was an amazing experience. I was able to showcase my skills, and develop further understandings of my craft.”
– Mike (Photography Student)
Some of the events include Automotive, Machining, Cabinetmaking, Baking, Graphic Design, Video Production, Digital Photography, Robotics, Construction etc. For a compressive list of competitions, please visit scopes.
The Halton Skills Competition will be held March 28th, 2018 at Georgetown District High School in Georgetown. The Skills Competition is an event where students from Grade 4 – 12 from the Halton District School Board and Halton Catholic School Board demonstrate their technical skills in a friendly but competitive environment.
For more information on the Halton Skills Competition click here.
To register, click here.