TradesTrainingBC.ca is a portal created by a consortium of 15 public post-secondary educational institutions to provide current Trades training schedules while directing students and employers to Apprenticeship, Foundation, Vocational, and Youth programs offered at the member institutions throughout BC.
Provincial agency mandated to govern, expand, and improve BC's industry training system. Information for current apprentices and their employers, as well as for those considering apprenticeship for their career or workforce development needs. It also contains information for parents, post-secondary and K-12 educators, the media and others.
Questions about trades training? Contact: ITA Customer Service, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
A taxable cash grant available to registered apprentices once they have successfully completed their first or second year/level (or equivalent) of an apprenticeship program in one of the Red Seal trades. Check out the links at the bottom.
The Ellis Chart is a comparative chart of apprentice training programs across Canada produced by Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC) in partnership with the Canadian Council of Directors of Apprenticeship (CCDA). It is the only document of its kind in Canada that allows an interprovincial overview of the 13 Canadian apprenticeship systems.
Do you want to be a skilled trades worker? This guide lists British Columbia resources for getting started in an apprenticeship program.
From the BC & Yukon Territory Building and Construction Trades Council. This quarterly magazine has regular features on trends in the building trades in BC and profiles on specific jobs within the trades unions. A good introduction to the building trades industry.