Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Trades & Technology

Air Brake Certification • XDRV 0610
The Air Brake Certification course prepares you for examination by the Insurance Corporation of BC (ICBC) for air endorsement to operate air brake-equipped vehicles on highways and industrial roads. There are 16 hours of classroom (theory) and four hours of practical instruction.

Fee: $325
Dates:
• Dec. 1–3, Friday 6–10 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
• Dec. 8–10, Friday 6–10 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Lytton
• Apr. 6–8, Friday 6–10 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
• June 1–3, Friday 6–10 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Lytton


Forklift Operator Training • XDRV 0500
This training program in safety and operations of lift trucks and forklifts includes operations, safety and a driver’s test combined into a 10-hour session. Students are provided with academic training and driving skills to the CSA Standard B335-94 Industrial Lift Truck Operator Training. Students must bring picture ID to class, as well as steeltoedboots. If a student does not have steel-toed boots, he/she should wear good sturdy footwear.

Fee: $300
Dates:
• Oct. 12; Thursday, 8:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m.


Small Engine Repair • XMEC 0600
Do you have to pull the starter cord on your weed-eater or chainsaw until your arm is rubber? Do you need to remove the air filter on your lawnmower before it will start? Does your fishing boat motor sputter and die the first time on the water? Do you know what the repair people are talking about when they do a tune-up on your tiller in the spring?

Requirements: bring a small engine (lawn mower,
chainsaw, etc.) item to class.
Fee: $250 (plus supplies)
Dates:
• Sept. 30 and Oct. 1; Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
• Mar. 3 and 4; Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.


NEW! Introduction to Woodworking • (XCRP 0602)
This is an introductory course in safe use of woodworking equipment and power tools. As an introductory course we will be getting to know a variety of machines and techniques used on these machines. The machines that we will be using are: miter saw,
jointer, planer, table saw, band saw, drill press and router. There will be other small hand tools that will also be used during our time here. You will learn how to prepare rough lumber to finished dimensions, glue multiple pieces together (lamination), construct joints used in jointing pieces together and prepare it for a finish. A variety of finishes will be covered for custom look.

Requirements: Steel-toed boots and safety glasses are required.
Fee: $399 (plus supplies)
Dates:
• Nov. 25 and 26 and Dec. 2 and 3; Saturday and Sunday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.