Heavy Metal Rocks

The Heavy Metal Rocks Program provides opportunities for students to explore career choices as heavy equipment operators in a variety of industries. Twenty six grade 11 and 12 students from SD73 will gain experience operating heavy machinery with one-to-one guidance and mentorship from a certified operator.

Students also receive certifications in first aide, site safety, WHMIS, forklift operation, and aerial platform lift operation.

More than 100 companies and sponsors, along with a large number of individuals, volunteer hours, equipment, and supplies, make this program a continued success. Watch the Heavy Metal Rocks Video or view the Heavy Metal Rocks Photo Gallery!

Who Attends: All district students in grades 11 and 12 can apply, although preference is given to qualifying grade 12 students

Date:  April 12-15, 2023

Location: Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc Indian Band gravel pit                                                      

Fee: $175.00

Application Due Date: Jan 12, 2023

Application: Here

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