Media Contacts

Richelle D. Funk

Ministry of Advanced Education
250 356-7876

Heather Bastin

Northwest Community College
250 638-5494


Blueprint investments for NWCC students

B.C.’s Skills for Jobs Blueprint investments in Northwest Community College:

  • $1.1 million since the launch of Blueprint for 266 critical trades seats.
  • $1 million since the launch of B.C.’s Blueprint for industry-standard training equipment.
  • $400,000 work camp-style student housing residence (B.C. provided $375,000).
  • $125,000 since the launch of the Blueprint to support persons with disabilities access and succeed in training aligned with in-demand jobs.
  • $90,000 in 2015-16 for Trades Discovery programs that introduce high-school students and young adults to a variety of high-demand trades.