Trades Sampler Program

The Trades Sampler program offers students a semester long immersion in a cluster of four related trades.

 Construction Sampler
 

This TRU dual credit program is designed to offer students a hands-on opportunity in gaining basic understanding of four common construction trades:

  • Carpentry
  • Plumbing             
  • Electrical
  • Construction Craft Worker

Students can register to participate during Semester 1 or Semester 2

 Mechanical Sampler
 

This TRU dual credit program is designed to offer students a hands-on opportunity in gaining basic understanding of four common mechanical trades:

  • Automotive Service Technician (mechanic)
  • Heavy Duty Equipment Technician           
  • Motorcycle Technician
  • Welding
Students can register to participate during Semester 1 or Semester 2
 Industrial Sampler
 

This TRU dual credit program is designed to offer students a hands-on opportunity in gaining basic understanding of four common construction trades:

  • Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)
  • Steamfitter / Pipefitter           
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Instrumentation mechanic (held at TRU)
Students can register to participate during Semester 1

The Samplers provide students with tangible skills related to daily work in each of the four trades they study, as well as developing their understanding of the professionalism of a tradesperson. The program instills safe workplace practices, student skill development and encourages design, planning, production and evaluation of various techniques and projects.

The Samplers are a one semester program (16 credits) offered at the Trades and Technology Centre at the NorKam Senior Secondary School Campus.  All grade 10-12 students from SD73 are eligible. Students spend the entire semester at the Trades and Technology Centre, returning to their home school at the end of their Sampler.

Who Attends: Students in grades 10, 11 and 12

Date: Semester 1 or Semester 2

Location: NorKam Trades and Technology Centre

Fee: TRU Registration fee $29.25

Application Due Date: February 21, 2019

Application: Sampler Application 2019-2020 (Please print one sided)

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