What is Future in Trades?

The Future in Trades program is a Linamar initiative that offers career development opportunities to recent or soon to graduate women interested in pursuing a career in the skilled trades or technology. This initiative is eligible for the following Conestoga College programs Electromechanical and Automation Maintenance and Mechanical Technician – General Machinist

Program Benefits

  • Paid tuition
  • Paid moving expenses to relocate
  • Paid part-time employment and full-time summer jobs
  • Simplified pathway into the trades
  • On the job workplace experience
  • College experience
  • 2000 additional hours added to your apprenticeship hours
  • Competitive wage


  • Women interested in a career in the skilled trades or technology
  • Recently graduated or graduating in 2023
  • Accepted into recognized college program
    • Electromechanical & Automation Maintenance – Conestoga College
    • Mechanical Technical- General Machinist – Conestoga College

Careers Available at Linamar

  • Automation Technician
  • Electrician
  • Millwright
  • Machinist

If you’re interested in the program, apply now.