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Instead of continuing to University after graduating High School, Chelsea Dyck decided to detour and take a year off to work. After 4 days on the jobsite Chelsea founder her calling and was indentured into the electrical trade.
Fast forward to today and Chelsea has completed her apprenticeship and discusses with Zack and Jason many topics and apprenticeship stories including why she prefers the title of “Journeyman” and her decision to start a new apprenticeship in HVAC. Chelsea is advocate for young people to pursue the trades as a viable career path. Her Skills Canada Alberta volunteer work includes Skills Alumni Group of Alberta (SAGA) and Girls Exploring Trades and Technology (GETT). Chelsea credits volunteering as a source for personal growth and a view of the trade beyond the marrettes, splices, and conduit runs.
Chelsea considers herself lucky to have had the strong support of her colleagues when she entered the electrical trade, and now wants to help others as they consider careers in the skilled trades.