skilled trades

Duncan Christian School students build friendship benches during a two-day event sponsored by the Industry Training Authority. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Duncan Christian students get a taste of the trades

Two-day workshop sees students build benches for Cowichan community

 

The number of skilled trades workers available is not enough to fill the current construction boom in Greater Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)

Supply of skilled tradespeople can’t keep up to Vancouver Island construction boom

Thousands of positions will be needed by 2030, despite flow of Camosun trades students

 

The Cowichan Valley School District has won a trades training award. (Black Press file photo)

Cowichan School District wins top trades training award

“The welding program provided an amazing head start on my career”

  • Jul 7, 2020

 

VIU and Camosun College have received funding for the Indigenous Peoples in Trades Training Initiative. (Vancouver Island University photo)

VIU Cowichan part of $1.4 million new trades training program

$1.4 million over two years to provide exploratory trades skills foundations courses to 160

  • Feb 13, 2020
VIU and Camosun College have received funding for the Indigenous Peoples in Trades Training Initiative. (Vancouver Island University photo)