Wood Employee Readiness Curriculum (WERC)
WERC is a pre-employment training program designed to attract workers from a variety of backgrounds—including Aboriginal Canadians, persons with disabilities, new Canadians and immigrants working in Canada. This program has been designed to train individuals for entry-level occupations in the advanced wood manufacturing sector.
The number one resource for careers in the wood industry. Use our career finder to get what you’re looking for right away. Or simply browse the current opportunities to see what interests you. Careersinwood.ca has over 50 career profiles of people working in the industry and a complete listing of schools in Canada that offer programs in wood.
If you’re looking for a rewarding, challenging career with plenty of opportunities for advancement, you’ve come to the right place. Wood products processing is one of the fastest growing manufacturing sectors in Canada. The industry needs skilled and educated people like you for careers in many areas.
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Jobs in advanced wood manufacturing are available around the corner and around the world. The increasing sophistication of wood manufacturing means that there’s a growing demand for trained craftspeople, technicians and manufacturing specialists. You might be surprised to know there are far more jobs today than qualified people to fill them. The industry is looking for people like you—people who enjoy working with their hands and solving problems creatively, who have an entrepreneurial spirit and are environmentally aware.
Consider a career in Canada’s advanced wood manufacturing industry. Explore this website to find information on career opportunities and job openings, and to access career resources and pathways.
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