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T&T Community Partnerships

Your School in the community

We are connected with community entrepreneurial leaders to provide industry-led curriculum, cooperative education, and special training opportunities for our students to get jobs and get ahead.

Why Camosun?

Located at the Interurban Campus, the School of Trades and Technology engages the community. All of our programs will prepare you with hands-on learning for your career in the real world. Our Computer and Engineering programs offer co-operative education and internships to give you the experience you will need to find employment once you graduate. We strive to recognize and reward excellence through our awards and scholarships. You’ll find that our instructors inspire and encourage each student to share their wisdom and knowledge.

Women in Trades Training (WITT)

Explore a career in the trades with like-minded women. Skilled tradespeople are in demand. There's a shortage of skilled workers – which means jobs and opportunities for women with trades training, skills and certification.

Designed for those eligible through the SkilledTradesBC Women in Trades Training program initiative, this could be your pathway to a hands-on career with competitive wages. 

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A young Indigenous man working in the welding shop.

Indigenous Peoples in Trades Training (IPTT)

Certified, skilled tradespeople are in high demand, and there are good skilled trades jobs in every corner of the province. If you want to build your career in the heart of a city, or work close to your First Nations community, chances are there's a skilled trades job that's right for you. Designed for eligible Indigenous people through the SkilledTradesBC Indigenous Peoples in Trades Training program initiative, this could be your answer to a hands-on career with competitive wages. 

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Secondary students dual credit programs

As part of the South Island Partnership, dual credit programs transition secondary students to college, allowing them to earn high school credits and college credits at the same time. 

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A group of culinary arts students in the ClassRoom kitchen.

ClassRoom Restaurant

Each term, students help prepare three unique Table d’Hôte menus in our ClassRoom Restaurant located at our Interurban Campus. 

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Bridge Watch Rating Program (BWR)

The Bridge Watch Rating gets you the skills to start a nautical career aboard commercial vessels.

Indigenous people and women are invited to participate in the fully-funded Bridge Watch Rating program to learn and enhance seamanship skills, earn nationally recognized certifications, and embark upon an exciting, entry-level career in the Marine industry. 

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Program Advisory Committees

Our programs are constantly changing and evolving. The PAC provides industry advice on the currency and relevance of our programs and creates a valued link to our community. 

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