- Applied Circular Economy: Zero Waste Buildings
- Communication for Team-based Collaboration
- Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) Fundamentals
- Essentials of Net-Zero and Passive House Construction
- Introductory Studies in Mass Timber Construction
- Scissor Lift Operator
- Supervising Net-Zero and Passive House Construction
- Whole-Building Lifecycle Assessment
- Technical Communication Essentials
Your Trade, Your Future
Future Ready Training
Trades professionals are the foundation for building the future of BC and they are in demand now more than ever. The StrongerBC: Future Ready Action Plan is a generational commitment to accelerate talent and skills training throughout the province.
TradeUpBC brings together British Columbia post-secondary institutions to help experienced tradespeople and employers stay resilient, adaptable, and inclusive by providing access to microcredentials and professional development offerings. These offerings will assist tradespeople and employers with advancing their careers, strengthening their businesses, creating welcoming worksites for everyone, and ensuring they are future ready.
TradeUpBC is a provincially-funded initiative that connects tradespeople to all BC post-secondary institutions. BCIT is providing initial offerings during the implementation period.
Earn resume-worthy credentials through short-term skill development offerings, including part-time courses and microcredentials, in six major areas of current demand in the workplace.
Flexible training options
Fit flexible training into your schedule. Offerings are provided through online learning, virtual delivery, in-person, or blended options, including night or weekend classes.
Areas of demand
Changes in Technology
Adapt to new technologies and digitization
Climate Change Impacts
Respond to climate change job and skills impacts
Leadership Skills Development
Learn business, managerial, and leadership skills
Build mentorship skills to more effectively supervise apprentices
Enhance inclusivity and reconciliation in the workplace
Identify and support pathways to become an educator
Explore your opportunities
Currently, offerings are eligible under the StrongerBC future skills grant and Canadian Colleges for Resilient Recovery.
There’s more to come. The official TradeUpBC website will launch in January 2024 and will include more offerings from partner post secondary institutions across BC.