Meet Jelissa De Torres

Jelissa is a carpentry apprentice in British Columbia, Canada. She is a regional representative for the British Columbia Centre for Women in the Trades and is on the Board of Directors for the non-profit Build a Dream. On the weekends, Jelissa flexes her creative side by running a small business building products for local businesses and event planners/decorators. She has big aspirations for the future and hopes to make the trades a safer and more inclusive, diverse, and equitable place.

How to Become a Diesel Technician

Have you always been interested in cars and trucks? Maybe you’re the go-to person in your family for vehicle trouble. Either way, you might be interested in a career as a diesel technician. Here’s our guide to take you from start to finish on the path to becoming a diesel technician.

Rock the Trade’s Comprehensive US Trade Union Directory (2022 Edition)

Trade unions offer industrial workers a ton of benefits. But if joining one is on your radar, you’ll need to do some research to figure out which is right for you. We’ve put together a comprehensive list to help you figure it out. Here’s the best U.S. trade unions for 2022.

What Kind of Education Should An Auto Mechanic Get?

If you’ve always loved working on vehicles, then why not make a career out of it? Becoming an auto mechanic could be the perfect way for you to earn a living while getting to do something that you’re passionate about. Here’s everything you need to know about Auto Mechanic training and education.

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