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Funding announcement

New equipment for hands-on training

  Posted on: April 15, 2016

TRU is receiving $298,350 toward the purchase of new training equipment that will provide students studying health care, skilled trades and other in-demand programs with hands-on experience using industry-standard equipment.

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Funding supports women to start trades careers

  Posted on: March 11, 2016

The province announced $1.8 million in funding today for the Women in Trades Training (WITT) initiative to help support women to get the skills and training they need to start a career in the trades.

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Millwright program gets the green light

  Posted on: March 2, 2016

A new Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) Foundation Certificate was approved for the School of Trades and Technology thanks to funding from School District 73 and the BC Industry Training Authority.

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Trades helping inmates get job ready

  Posted on: January 21, 2016

They’ve completed a six-week pilot program and now six inmates at Kamloops Regional Correctional Centre are one step closer to meaningful employment upon their release.

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Women invited to open the door to a trades career

  Posted on: September 22, 2015

Thompson Rivers University is inviting women to open the door to a trades career. Attend a free information session for Women in Trades Training (WITT) on Tuesday, Sept. 29 and learn all about getting started in trades.

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Mobile welding trailer brings training to Hope

  Posted on: July 29, 2015

TRU’s mobile welding-training trailer will be stationed in Hope, BC through late January, meaning 12 people will be able to stay closer to home while receiving their entry-level welding training.

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New money for trades equipment

  Posted on: July 20, 2015

TRU trades is receiving $857,000 in additional funding to buy trades equipment as part of BC’s three-year plan to invest $185 million in trades-training equipment and facilities across the province.

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