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Advanced Education and Skills Training

Connecting students to trades training throughout B.C.

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Richelle D. Funk

Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training
250 356-7876

Media Contacts

Richelle D. Funk

Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training
250 356-7876

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Supporting trades training at public post-secondary institutions

The following 13 public post-secondary institutions have received funding for trades training seats in 2017-18:

  1. British Columbia Institute of Technology: $238,000 for 112 additional trades seats.
  2. Camosun College: $219,000 for 112 additional trades seats.
  3. College of New Caledonia: $173,000 for 48 additional trades seats.
  4. College of the Rockies: $109,000 for 16 additional trades seats.
  5. Kwantlen Polytechnic University: $51,000 for 32 additional trades seats.
  6. Nicola Valley Institute of Technology: $57,000 for 16 additional trades seats.
  7. North Island College: $30,000 for 16 additional trades seats.
  8. Northwest Community College: $65,000 for 16 additional trades seats.
  9. Okanagan College: $196,000 for 48 additional trades seats.
  10. Thompson Rivers University: $111,000 for 48 additional trades seats.
  11. University of the Fraser Valley: $133,000 for 34 additional trades seats.
  12. Vancouver Community College: $109,000 for 16 additional trades seats.
  13. Vancouver Island University: $182,000 for 48 additional trades seats.