Indigenous Trades

New funding from the Canada-BC Workforce Development Agreement means TRU can offer trades training to Indigenous students closer to their homes and with needed supports.

Programs in Indigenous communities

Current and upcoming
Program Community Date
Construction Craft Worker TRU Williams Lake Sept. 8 to Nov. 12, 2021
Construction Trades Sampler Neskonlith Indian Band Sept. 20 to Dec. 10, 2021
Construction Craft Worker TRU Kamloops Sept. 27 to Nov. 26, 2021
Women in Trades TRU Kamloops Sept. 27 to Dec. 17, 2021
Construction Trades Sampler TRU Lillooet Sept. 27 to Dec. 17, 2021
Construction Trades Sampler Canim Lake Band Oct. 4 to Dec. 17, 2021
Plumbing Sampler Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemc Oct. 4 to Nov. 12, 2021
Road Builders Foundation Program Neskonlith Indian Band February 2022
Carpentry Founation Canim Lake Band May 2022

Partnership

  • Indigenous Youth Build Canada

Contacts

Willi Fortier, RSE, Relations Lead

Indigenous Peoples in Trades Training
School of Trades and Technology
Office: 250-828-5433 | Mobile: 250-851-1132
Email: wfortier@tru.ca

Heather Hamilton, MA, Associate Director

Community Education and Workforce Training
School of Trades and Technology
Office: 250-371-5658 | Mobile: 250-377-1680
Email: hhamilton@tru.ca

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