The IDEAL® National Championship presented 'Battle of the Schools,' a competition to determine the top apprentice in Canada. Apprentices from across the country competed in qualifying events held at schools and union halls. The country was divided into six regions, and the winning apprentice in each region and their school was awarded their share of over $25,000 in cash and prizes.
Emma Becker | A Trailblazer in the Trades
In this edition of Wire to Wire, we're celebrating Apprentice Emma Becker. She's a trailblazer in the trades who not only took home the Automatic Qualifier title, but was the first female to advance to the final apprentice round at the IDEAL National Championship. Follow her journey, and see the passion and determination that drives her in this male-dominated field.
Anthony Kovalchick | Electrician to Champion
When Anthony Kovalchick started in the trade 10 years ago, being an electrician was just a job. Now, he says, it’s more than that. In 2021, after competing for 5 years straight, Kovalchick knew he had the trophy in the bag in the competition’s final generator challenge.