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 ariel platform lift operation.

More than 50 companies and sponsors, along with a large number of individuals, volunteer hours, equipment, and supplies, make this program a continued success.

Who Attends: All district students in grades 10, 11 and 12 can apply, although preference is given to qualifying grade 12 students

Date:  March 25-28, 2020

Location: T’Kemlups Indian Band gravel pit

Fee: $175.00

Application Due Date: January 23, 2020

Application: 2019/2020 School Year application available November 2019.

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