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Your Time to Be Skilled

Start building your foundation for a fulfilling future with one of our Skilled Trades and Transportation certificate, diploma or advanced diploma programs. You are in demand.

Want to get hands-on with a career that is in high demand? If you are passionate about automotive, construction, fabrication, heavy equipment, machinery, or welding, then we have the right fit for you here. Communities are built by amazing tradespeople like you. So let's join forces and get you ready for an amazing career. Our Skilled Trades and Transportation students are well-liked by employers, where you can be ready to jumpstart your career after graduation.

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State-of-The-Art Labs
With a Motive Power Centre, Heavy Equipment Lab, Machine Shops, and Electrical Labs, you'll get hands-on learning alongside instructors with industry experience.
Women in Trades
Women in Trades
Our programs and instructors support and encourage women in entering a career path in skilled trades.
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You Are in Demand
The provincial government estimates there will be a shortage of 350,000 people required for skilled trades by 2025.
Explore our Machine Shop virtually with a 360-degree experience, plus explore the rest of campus and our program areas.

Take a deeper dive into your career.

Discover key facts and figures about common career paths you may follow after completing one of our programs in our areas of study.

Explore pathways to degrees, salary expectations, and labour market information for possible program-specific job titles.

Job TitleHourly Wage
Automotive Mechanic$17.00 - $39.00
Construction Estimator$22.22 - $49.04
Construction Manager$27.50 - $70.51
Construction Worker$16.55 - $37.00
Contractor$22.49 - $46.70
Electrician$18.00 - $47.50
Heavy Equipment Mechanic$20.56 - $41.97
Industrial Electrician$25.10 - $45.00
Machine Shop Supervisor$24.00 - $49.00
Machinist$18.00 - $37.00
Metal Fabricator and Fitter$18.00 - $32.15
Millwright/Industrial Mechanic$20.00 - $42.50
Truck and Coach Mechanic$17.00 - $39.00
Welder$18.00 - $36.00


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