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April 2, 2013

Due to popular demand, Camosun will offer a new spring intake of the Women in Trades Training foundation skills program.

  • A wide array of rewarding careers are available to skilled workers.

    A wide array of rewarding careers are available to skilled workers.

The 12-week program introduces women to the world of trades, and the wide array of rewarding careers available to skilled workers. Using a hands-on approach, students will learn about practical skills and industry requirements for a variety of trades in the construction, service and manufacturing sectors. Students will also explore how to secure employable skills and further training.

The program runs April 9 to June 28, 2013 on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 8:30am to 3pm.

Graduates of this exploration and preparation program will have the insights and experience to make informed decisions about choosing a training and career path in key trades including plumbing, electrical, carpentry, sheet metal, welding and mechanical. Graduates may seek entry into one of Camosun’s Trades Foundation training programs or seek employment with prospective trades employers.

In addition to providing relevant and up-to-date instruction from highly qualified instructors, the Women in Trades Program offers financial assistance to cover tuition, books, tools and clothing to eligible applicants. Check out the website for more information about the exciting opportunities in the world of skilled trades.

If you are interested in applying, please contact Jayna Wiewiorowski at (250) 370-4030 or


Jayna Wiewiorowski
Coordinator, Women in Trades Program
Camosun College

Last updated: April 16, 2019 12:38 pm

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