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Foundation Trades Career Fair

Foundation Trades Career Fair

Thu, Mar. 12, 2020 | 11 am-1 pm
Centre for Trades Education and Innovation, Interurban Campus (building 21 on this map)

Contact:

Kate Masters | 250-370-4770 | mastersk@camosun.ca

Jacquie Burden | 250-370-4402 | burdenj@camosun.ca

Foundation Trades Career Fair

 

Meet trades employers interested in hiring you! This is your chance to meet with potential employers, ask questions, and learn about new opportunities from a wide range of companies all in one place.

Although this event is geared towards Foundations Trades students, all Camosun students and alumni are welcome to attend. There will also be FREE lunch and a wide variety of door prizes!

Let us know you’re coming by registering here! You’ll get helpful Career Fair Tips and have access to exclusive door prizes.

Please note, you don’t need to register to attend the Career Fair.

Discover which employers will be at the fair +

Industry Training Authority – Gold Sponsor

The Industry Training Authority (ITA) leads and coordinates British Columbia's skilled trades system. ITA works with employers, apprentices, industry, labour, training providers and government to issue credentials, supports apprenticeships, fund programs, set program standards and increase opportunities in the trades.

Target student disciplines: All trades programs

Mazzei Electric – Gold Sponsor

Mazzei Electric is an experienced electrical contracting company that provides certified electricians for a wide variety of services from industrial, commercial to residential since 1994. We operate in Nanaimo, Victoria, Fort St.John, and Kelowna.

Target student disciplines: Electrical

Sunbelt Rentals – Silver Sponsor

As the premiere rental equipment company in North America, Sunbelt Rentals offers a highly diversified product mix including general construction equipment, industrial tools, pumps, power generation, climate control & HVAC, shoring solutions, scaffolding, remediation & restoration equipment, and more.

Target student disciplines: Heavy Mechanical

Truck Pro – Silver Sponsor

Truck, trailer, forklifts and crane repair facility, we also manufacture truck decks, build new tow Trucks, service coaches and motor homes. We also perform commercial inspections on vehicles, out of province inspections. also full services on all makes and models.

Target student disciplines: Heavy Mechanical

Auto Careers BC

Auto Careers BC is the official, unified voice for BC's Automotive Sector for current and future Labour Market Issues. The organization aligns businesses, early education, and post-secondary through a centralized framework to support the industry.

Target student disciplines: Automotive Service Technician

BC Regional Council of Carpenters

Auto Careers BC is the official, unified voice for BC's Automotive Sector for current and future Labour Market Issues. The organization aligns businesses, early education, and post-secondary through a centralized framework to support the industry.

Target student disciplines: Carpentry

BC Transit

It is an exciting time to be in the transit industry! Not only would you work with an incredible team, you would also receive great benefits and a pension plan to boot.

Target student disciplines: BriAutomotive Service Technician, Electrical, Heavy Mechanical

Canadian Coast Guard

The Canadian Coast Guard owns and operates government's civilian fleet providing key maritime services to Canadians. The Canadian Coast Guard ensures safe and accessible waterways for Canadians as well as ensuring the sustainable use and development of Canada's oceans and waterways.

Target student disciplines: Bridge Watch Rating, Carpentry, Electrical, Welding

District of Saanich

Do you want to be part of a great team with an exciting future? The District of Saanich employs more than 1500 members in nine departments and 11 locations in Saanich. We offer competitive wages, benefits/pension, and a robust learning & development program. Our culture holds true to our motto "Populo Serviendo" - this is latin for "Serving the People". We are looking for innovative people to join our team today!

Target student disciplines: Automotive Service Technician, Electrical, Heavy Mechanical

IBEW 230

Electrical Union for Vancouver Island.

Target student disciplines: Electrical

Johnson Controls Canada LP

Johnson Controls is a multinational company that specializes in building safety comfort and security.

Target student disciplines: Plumbing & Pipe Trades, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Mechanic

National Contracting Solutions

National Contracting Solutions (NCS) is a general contractor specializing in national roll-out programs, renovations, petroleum installations, tenant improvements, and new builds to help leading brands throughout Canada and the U.S.

Target student disciplines: Carpentry, Electrical, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Mechanic, Sheet Metal & Metal Fabrication

Ralmax Group of Companies

Ralmax Group of Companies is a diversified group of local industrial businesses focused in and around Victoria's working harbor.

Target student disciplines: All trades programs

Royal Canadian Navy

Marine Technicians operate and maintain highly technical propulsion, mechanical and power generation systems, enabling Royal Canadian Navy warships to float, move and fight.

Target student disciplines: All trades programs

STEP - BC

STEP BC helps people starting their apprenticeship with resume help, job search tips, connections to supportive employers and supports for tools, PPE and short term certificate courses where necessary.

Target student disciplines: All trades programs

United Associations Local 324

The United Associations represents journeymen and apprentices in the plumbing, steamfitting, sprinklerfitting and welding trades.

Target student disciplines: Plumbing & Pipe Trades

Are you an employer looking to register for the fair? +

Foundation Trades Career Fair Information for Employers

This event will provide employers and key associations with an excellent opportunity to network and discuss apprenticeships, part-time and full-time career opportunities with our Foundation Trades students in the following program areas:

  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Bridge Watch Rating (PDF available on request)
  • Carpentry
  • Electrical
  • Heavy Mechanical
  • Plumbing & Pipe Trades
  • Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Mechanic
  • Sheet Metal & Metal Fabrication
  • Welding

Exhibitor package options

As an event sponsor, you will receive increased visibility on campus and increase your chances of connecting with our students.

  • Gold Sponsor Package: $1000 + GST
  • Silver Sponsor Package: $750 + GST
  • Exhibitor Package: $250 + GST

To register, please fill out our online form, available here.

If you require further information, please contact:
Kate Masters | 250-370-4770 | mastersk@camosun.ca

Jacquie Burden | 250-370-4402 | burdenj@camosun.ca

Directions to Camosun College +

When driving from the Victoria International Airport or the Swartz Bay ferry terminal, follow the signs to Victoria; they will lead you south onto Highway 17. Get on Patricia Bay Highway #17 south and take exit 11 for Royal Oak Drive. Keep right at the fork and follow the signs for Camosun College/ Technology Park and merge onto Royal Oak Dr/ BC-17A N. Follow BC-17 A N and Interurban Rd to the Centre for Trades Education and Innovation, Camosun College.

For a map of the Interurban Campus click here.

Gold Sponsors:


Silver Sponsors:

Sunbelt Rentals
Truck Pro

If accessibility accommodations are needed for any event, please let us know at EducationThatWorks@camosun.ca

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