About Discover Skills BC

Discover Skills BC is an initiative funded by the BC Government to provide access for secondary students and their teachers and parents to the many educational opportunities available to them in trades and technology training.

Discover Skills BC offers a wealth of programs and training options to give BC students the skills they need to lead exciting and rewarding careers. Students, parents and educators can learn more about these opportunities here.

This initiative is led by:

Trades Training BC (TTBC) is a consortium of 14 public post-secondary educational institutions created to promote trades training in British Columbia. Trades Training BC’s primary function is to encourage students and others considering career retraining to explore trades as a viable career option.

SkillsBC provides programming for BC youth to explore, mentor, be mentored, and compete in skilled trade & technology career programs. SkillsBC’s main programs include the annual Skills Competitions and the InSPIRE Program (in school presentations).