To realize the YLF Vision, Mission and Value Proposition, we have made a commitment to act and achieve results based on certain principles. These serve as the fundamental standards for all our strategic and operational choices.
Leadership: Canadian businesses and employees achieve and sustain global success through the application of leading-edge processes and technologies.
Excellence: Canadian secondary and post-secondary educational institutions provide relevant, up-to-date technical education, and they work with business and government to ensure learners have the competencies and capabilities to meet industry’s needs and workforce demands.
Value: The significance and worth of a career in trades and technology is recognized by students, parents, educators and governments and pursued equally with any other career path.
Accessibility: Barriers to life-long education are eliminated and a wider range of career choices are apparent and available to individuals, thus providing more prospects for their professional and personal success.
Opportunity: Young people are encouraged to enter apprenticeships, choose co-operative education programs, and pursue study that includes work-integrated learning activities to foster better insight about real-world applications of trades and technology and the valuable career paths available.