Bridging to Trades

Initiative Description: 

The Bridging to Trades program provides students with the courses needed to have greater access to trades training of their choice. The program is mobile and offered within Aboriginal communities across the province. The program consists of a self-contained, travelling classroom/trades shop that will accommodate classes of 12 students and features a host of equipment and tools to provide hands-on training for welders, electricians, plumbers, pipe fitters/steamfitters and millwrights. The program also consists of specific academic upgrading in Essential Skills including Reading, Numeracy and Document use.

Contact: 

Nicola Valley Institute of Technology
John Chenoweth
Dean of Community Education and Applied Programs
250-378-3331
jchenoweth@nvit.bc.ca

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