Trades Discovery programs are designed to allow participants extensive access to the available trades and technical training at BCIT campuses.
These highly practical and relevant training programs prepare participants to successfully enter and complete trades/technical training or seek apprenticeship.
Students gain hands-on experience in approximately 20 different trades. Some examples of activities they complete are: installing hot water tanks, framing a small house, welding, wiring three-way switches and working on mechanical systems in automobiles, aircraft, and heavy equipment.
The programs include two weeks of unpaid work experience, collaborating education with industry and the community. Students will be trained and certified in the following:
Students will explore a variety of programs from the following sectors:
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