The Artisan

Nine-to-Five Creative Outlet


  • Attentive
  • Creative
  • Expressive
  • Inventive

You’re a keen observer with a vivid imagination and the talent to deliver on it. Where some see clouds in the sky, you see faces. Where some see a white wall, you see a blank canvas. Where some see a vegetable garden or a cow, you see dinner. You have a knack for assessing what’s in front of you, visualizing the possibilities and transforming your creative vision into reality.

Sounds like you?

Consider one of these trades


If you’ve got a nose for good food and love the adrenalin rush of a tight deadline, kitchen life is for you. You’ll work elbow to elbow in a team, devising and costing recipes and planning and preparing meals.

Painter and Decorator

Armed with paint chips and fabric swatches, you turn drab concrete structures into iconic landmarks, brighten aging buildings and convert boring white walls into works of art.

“To see our final product reach the customer and bring joy to their dining experience, you can't help but have a sense of pride in that.”

Mark Jang, 18, Vancouver BC

Get a head start

SkilledTradesBC Youth Trade Programs let you get started in a trade while you’re still in high school. That means you could be working in your field, learning from experts and earning a paycheque — all before you graduate.