The eligible nominee must:

  • be employed or have worked in positions directly relating to one or more of the skilled trades industries. For example, includes but not limited to: journeyperson, journeyperson in leadership role, safety officer, instructors, post-secondary leaders, owners, union leaders, association representatives, etc.
  • be nominated by two (2) references - at least one (1) nominator must have (or have had) a working relationship with the nominee, and no more than one (1) nominator may be a relative of the nominee;

The nominee will have distinguished himself, herself, or themselves during his/her/their career through one or more of the following:

  • promotes and participates in apprenticeship training to prepare the next generation of skilled workers
  • offers support to apprentices as they strive for success by passing on his or her trade knowledge to his or her apprentices
  • participates in activities that encourage, motivate, and promote dedication and passion in a skilled trade
  • demonstrated qualities of outstanding leadership in safety, skill expertise, team building and collaboration
  • serves as a role model for success for young skilled tradespersons

Nomination Deadline:  September 12th, 2024

The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual who has made significant and sustained contributions throughout their career within the skilled trades, promoting and supporting the apprenticeship program and trade certification, as well as leading equity, diversity, and inclusion for our industries.