Skills Video

Career Transitions has partnered with Lethbridge College and Skills Canada Alberta since 2001 to host the South West Regional Skills Canada event. The South West Regional Skills Canada Competition is 1 of 9 regional events held throughout Alberta.

The Regional Skills events showcase trades and technology occupations and reward students for their performance and commitment to these career paths. The Regional Competition is designed to develop a career awareness strategy that motivates youth to consider trades and technology occupations as a first-choice career option.

The South West Regional features 12 competition areas, plus 2 challenge areas. Some of the events are provincial qualifiers and that means that you must compete and win at a Regional level before you can go to the Provincial level competition. Each competition area has a contest description that outlines the skills and knowledge that will be tested during the competition or challenge.

If you are a local business interested in supporting the Skills movement, check out one of our partnership packages:

SKILLS – Competition 2024 – Partnership Package

SKILLS – Challenge 2024 – Partnership Package (HET & Plumbing)

For information regarding provincials please visit the Skills Alberta Website

Date: March 8, 2025

Time: Check specific contest description for timing for each competition

Location: Lethbridge College

Each contest has a specific schedule which is outlined in the Contest Description document.

Here is an overview of the Event Schedule: 2024 General Events Schedule

REGISTRATION 

Registration for the 2025 SWRSCC opens on Wednesday, January 8, 2025

Registration for the 2025 Provincial Skills Canada Competition opens Wednesday, January 15, 2025

BECOME A SKILLS SCHOOL

If you do not already have a login name, register at http://skillsalberta.com/become-skills-school-0. Once registered, you will be emailed a login name and password for your school.

If your school is already registered as a Skills School, we recommend getting your own login at http://skillsalberta.com/become-skills-school.

REGISTER YOUR STUDENTS

Registration is administered on a first come, first serve basis at SkillsAlberta.com starting Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 8:30am.  Select Login from the top navigation menu on the SCA home page.  Enter the Login Name and Password provided to you when you became a Skills School. If you have forgotten your username or password, click Forgot Username/Password on the login page.

  • Once logged in, select the Regionals tab.
  • Select Add new participant
  • Select the Event you would like to reserve a spot for
  • Indicated the number of spots you would like to reserve for that event.  Most events accept only one competitor per school.
  • Select Register. If a competitor spot is available, it will be added to My Registered Participants.  If it is a team event, a link for each member of the team will be listed.

REQUEST WAITLIST SPOTS

If spots are not available in the selected event or if you would like to request a spot for an additional competitor, select the Make New Waitlist Request under My Waitlist.  Additional Competitor requests will be granted starting early February 2025.

ADD COMPETITOR CONTACT INFORMATION

All competitor personal contact information must be submitted online 3 weeks before the competition. To enter your student’s name and contact information log in, select the Event link under My Registered Participants. Release forms, included on the portal, must also be completed 3 weeks before the competition.

For information regarding provincials please visit the Skills Alberta Website

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