Trades Training in High School

Many school districts have created partnerships with post-secondary institutions to offer trades and technologies programming to secondary school students before they graduate. Check out what is available in your district below.

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Trades Training Partners

The Burnaby School District offers many programs for high school students to begin training before they graduate. For more please visit the website here.

The Coquitlam School District offers many programs for high school students to begin training before they graduate. For more please visit the website here.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University offers programs for high school students who would like to begin their trades training before they graduate. For more information please visit the website here.

The Maple Ridge / Pitt Meadows School District offers many programs for high school students to begin training before they graduate. For more please visit the website here.

The New Westminster School District offers many programs for high school students to begin training before they graduate. For more please visit the website here.

Start your career while still in high school. Students in Northeastern B.C. are being given that opportunity. With a view ‘beyond bricks and mortar’ this collaboration of industry, education and government, is supporting students to be ‘Trained in the North’ so that they can “Stay in the North’. Discover which career pathways is right for you at Northern Opportunities. 

 

The South Island Partnership (SIP) is a partnership between Camosun College, the five School Districts of Southern Vancouver Island (61 Victoria, 62 Sooke, 63 Saanich, 64 Gulf Islands, and 79 Cowichan Valley) and local industry leaders. The goal is to provide opportunities for students to jump-start their post-secondary education and workplace careers by participating in Dual-Credit programming.  Read SIP’s latest newsletter Start college while in high school.

The goal of Surrey School District schools is to support high-quality learning by offering programs that encourage students to explore a variety of careers. Surrey Career Education Programs are designed to give students an opportunity to examine their interests and develop their skills for occupations that match their abilities.

Tru Start is a partnership between School District No 73 and Thompson Rivers University that allows students to choose between a variety of programs under the banner of TRU START or Entry Level Trades and Transitions.  All of these programs are tuition free.

 

The Vancouver School Board offers many programs for high school students to begin training before they graduate. For more please visit the website here.