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Trades & Technology

All Trades Programs: Dual Credit programs allow students the opportunity get a head start on a career while earning both high-school credits and post-secondary credentials while in high school.

  • Forestry                                                                 
  • Heavy Mechanical Trades
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  • Electricity & Industrial Electronics
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Culinary
  • Hair Dressing
  • Auto Service Tech
  • Welding
  • Plumbing/Piping
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  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineer: mechanical & structures
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  • Sheet Metal
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  • RV Tech
  • Carpentry/Joinery
  • Auto Collision & Repair
  • Refrigeration & A/C  Mechanic
  • Academic
  • Trades Sampler
  • FireFighter/EMR

 

Kelowna Senior Secondary's Automotive Service Technician Program. This program exposes students to all aspects of service and repairs in the automotive trade. It is designed to take interested students and supply them with the practical skills to seek employment in the industry as an apprentice automotive service technician. It is highly recommended that students attend KSS for the entire grade 12 year. Although AST runs in the second semester, students will be enrolled in Trades Prep 12 and Auto 12 in semester one and will begin some aspects of the program.

 This program is open to all Central Okanagan Public Schools students in grade 12 and we are currently accepting applications for the February 2018 program start date.

 Program requirements:

 

  • Required courses for entrance: core graduation subjects, Automotive 11 and 12
  • Approx. cost: $500
  • Credits: 16
  • Level Completed: Certificate of Qualification Level 1

 Click here to watch the Automotive Service Technician Program Video or contact Kelowna Senior Secondary for more information (250) 870-5106

 

 

 Rutland Senior Secondarys' Forestry Program. This program allows students to gain hands on field work and theoretical skills in the forestry industry as well as qualify them for their Level One – "Utility Arborist" Certificate. This program is open to all Central Okanagan Public Schools students in grade 11 & 12 and we are currently accepting applications for the February 2018 program start date.

 Program requirements:

 

  • Required courses for entrance: core graduation subjects
  • Recommended courses for entrance: none
  • Approx. cost: $675
  • Credits: 40
  • Level Completed: Level 1 Utility Arborist

 Click here to watch our Forestry Program Video or contact Rutland Senior Secondary for more information (250) 870-5110

 

BCIT Electricity and Industrial Electronics Program (Construction Electrician). This program provides students with the theory and practical skills to enter the electrical trade. An electrician plans, assembles, installs, tests, repairs and maintains electrical equipment and systems in commercial, industrial and marine facilities. This program is open to all Central Okanagan Public Schools students in grade 11 & 12 and we are currently accepting applications for the February 2018 program start date.

 Program requirements:

 

  • Required courses for entrance: core graduation subjects
  • Recommended courses for entrance: Physics 11, Drafting 11/12
  • Approx. cost: $1,050
  • Credits: 32
  • Level Completed: Level 1

 

For more information please visit http://www.itabc.ca/program/electrician-construction or contact Doug Gunn at douglas.gunn@sd23.bc.ca or (250) 870-5110 ext. 4720

 

BCIT Heavy Mechanical Trades Foundation Program. This program provides students with the theory and practical skills needed to become proficient in the basic mechanical maintenance and repair of commercial transport trucks and heavy duty equipment. Students will become familiar with servicing and maintaining engines, drivelines, drive & hydraulic systems, air brakes, winches, blades, accessories and more.

 

The Heavy Mechanical Trades Foundation program earns students Industry Training Authority (ITA) recognized training for Level 1 apprenticeship in the following 4 trades:

 

 

This program is open to all Central Okanagan Public Schools students in grade 11 & 12 and we are currently accepting applications for the February 2018 program start date.

 

For more information please contact Doug Gunn at douglas.gunn@sd23.bc.ca or (250) 870-5110 ext. 4720