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Youth Plant Tours for Schools

You are a school and want to participate in a manufacturing plant tour in your region?

Plant Tour Objectives

To provide youth, faculty and government representatives with the opportunity to explore and see ''hands on'' manufacturing at leading edge companies.


Tour topics

Will focus on the importance of manufacturing:

  • Highlight number of employeed, why it would be cool to work in manufacturing.
  • What are the current challenges in their organiziation and how youth can help?
  • Feature specific skills required to work in their organization - from entry level to specialized areas.
  • Feature anything that is being done ''radically'' different - Manufacturing Wow Factor.
  • What the manufacturer is doing to grow, innovate and remain competitive in today's global marketplace?



Appoximately 15-30 minutes be used to do opening presentations, telling a bit about the company and what they will see on the tour. 
The presentation will include:

  • Housekeeping (Evacuation, washrooms, tour etiquettes, safety requirements)
  • Brief company history / background / what they do
  • What the tour will focus on
  • Blueprint of plant and the flow of the tour through the plant

The tour should be 60 minutes in duration and be focused.
At least 15 minutes will be set aside at the end of the tour for questions and answers and feedback.


School Tour Agenda:

 8:30 am         Bus pick up school

 9:30 am         Plant Tour 1

11:30 am        Post Secondary Tour & Lunch

 1:00 pm         Plant Tour 2

 2:30 pm         Return to school


Manufacturing Matters!


Want to participate in a manufacturing plant tour in your region?

Find more information and the Sign Up Form here.

Or contact Glenda Beaulieu at or call 604-713-7809.

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