Trades Sampler Program

September 20–December 10, 2021, Lillooet

Tickets included: CSTS and Fall Protection

Interested in the trades? Are you undecided which trade would be the best fit for you? This program introduces students to three construction-related trades; Carpentry, Plumbing and Electrical. Students will develop safe workplace practices, skills development, and an introduction to design, planning, and building techniques. Students will get hands-on experience while completing a small construction project in the community. The learning outcomes will offer students with theoretical and practical knowledge while providing an experiential and realistic overview of construction trades.

Fully-funded for those who qualify, including personal protective equipment, books, and some tools. Living expenses will not be provided.

Carpentry

In this 210 hour module, students will have a broad overview of the practices and skill sets needed for the Carpentry trade. Units of study in the Carpentry section will include:

  • Shop and Personal Safety Practices
  • Use of Hand Tools
  • Use of Portable Power Tools
  • Use of Shop Equipment
  • Use of Leveling Instruments
  • Selection of Wood Frame Systems and Materials
  • Building Floors and Support Systems
  • Building Walls and Partitions
  • Building Gable Roofs with Ceiling Joists
Trades Sampler Program - Carpentry

Plumbing

In this 60 hour module, students will receive a broad overview of the practices and skill sets needed for the Plumbing trade. Units of study in the Plumbing section will include:

  • Safe Work Practices
  • Tools and Equipment
  • Use of Soldering Tools
  • Preparing and Assembling Plumbing Components (installing pipe and fittings)
  • Installation of Fixtures and Equipment

Electrical

In this 90 hour module, students will receive a broad overview of the practices and skill sets needed for the Electrical trade. Units of study in the Electrical section will include:

  • Safe Work Practices (Personal and Shop)
  • Applying Circuit Concepts, Installing Low Voltage Distribution Systems
  • Installing Electrical Equipment
  • Installing Control Circuits and Devices
Trades Sampler Program - Electrical

Contact

For more information and registration contact:

Karime Jolly, TRU Lillooet
Tel: 250-256-4296
Cell: 778-209-9788
Email: kjolly@tru.ca

Willi Fortier
Tel: 250-828-5433
Email: wfortier@tru.ca