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Intro to Trades


In this program students learn safe work practices, trades terminology, basic hand skills, safe use of tools and equipment, a general working knowledge of the trades and the path to an apprenticeship and a career in the skilled trades.

Included in the Intro to Trades Program:

  • Carpentry, Plumbing and Electrical (3 weeks)
  • Welding (2 weeks)
  • Mechanical (1 week)
  • Safety Certificates: OFA Level 1, Rigging and Lifting, Fall Protection, WHMIS, Transportation of Dangerous Goods
  • Essential Skills (1 week)
Career Opportunities 

There are many opportunities for careers in the skilled trades close to home, with good wages and career satisfaction. After an Intro to Trades program our students have a better sense of which skilled trade appeals to them, what the prerequisites are for further training and what the path looks like to work opportunities. 

Admission Requirements 

Contact Kelly Swain 250-638-5428 for further information. 

Dates and Locations 
Campus Dates
Prince Rupert August 2, 2016 - September 23, 2016

Contact Kelly Swain at 250-638-5428 for further information.

Program Fees 

Tuition: $486.00