We are pleased to announce that Coast Capital Savings has provided funds to cover the tuition and ancillary fees for all students taking the September 2023 and January 2024 Trades Discovery for Women program. Please note that our January 2024 intake is now full.
Keen Utility, under their She Builds initiative, will be providing work boots for all participants.
The 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 15 different trades disciplines. Some examples of activities are: lay out and fabrication, general piping, carpentry framing, welding, wiring and working on mechanical systems in automobiles, aircraft, and heavy equipment.
The programs include two weeks of unpaid work experience, partnering education with industry and the community. Students will be trained and certified in the following:
- Lift Truck Operator (forklift training)
- Mental Health First Aid
- Occupational First Aid Level One
- Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS)
Students will explore a variety of programs from the following sectors:
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