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Trades & Technology, Page 9

Millwright program a go for TRU

  Posted on: May 6, 2015

The Ministry of Advanced Education recently announced it would pay for 16 seats in the Foundation millwright program. Years of lobbying for a millwright program at TRU has paid off. Now, with the necessary approvals in place, the first students are expected this August.

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Trades employers meeting students on campus

  Posted on: January 16, 2015

TRU’s School of Trades and Technology routinely sets up opportunities for its students to connect one-on-one with employers through training and information sessions, job fairs, and lunch and learns.

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New opportunity for local high school students to sample university in 2014

  Posted on: November 28, 2014

School District 73 and TRU are collaborating to deliver a unique education opportunity for students in the region to sample university while they are still attending high school. The two institutions will offer dual credits in new construction and mechanical trades sampler courses, administered and taught through TRU faculty to eligible students in Grades 10 through 12, at the new NorKam Trades and Technology School.

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Trades Students Mix With Cabinet Ministers

  Posted on: October 15, 2014

Trades students had the rare opportunity to share their learning with three British Columbia cabinet ministers during their recent stop in Kamloops for cabinet caucus meetings.

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Virtual Trades Instruction To Remote Areas

  Posted on: September 30, 2014

Instructors in TRU’s School of Trades and Technology are using video meeting software to help train a group of Haisla First Nations construction students at a liquified natural gas site in Kitimat.

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