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)
  • Power Engineering           
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • Instrumentation and Control Technician (held at TRU)
Students can register to participate during Semester 2

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.

To learn more about the Industrial Sampler, watch the video below:

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 $31.64 to be included with submission of completed application (Cheques payable to "SD73")

Application Due Date: February 17, 2023

Application:  Sampler Application - 2023-2024 School Year (Please print ONE-SIDED)

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