Thompson Rivers University

School of Trades and Technology

The School of Trades and Technology offers foundation and apprenticeship training in 20 trades backed by the Industry Training Authority of BC. You can also choose from career-oriented degrees, diplomas and certificates. Upgrade your current training with a wide variety of Continuing Studies courses.

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Skills Canada
Skills Canada Competitions

Students show off their skills in everything from spaghetti bridges to welding in regional competitions. Medals are awarded for the best efforts.

Golf tournament
Drive the Trades Golf Tournament

Play 18 holes of golf at Rivershore Estates to support scholarship funds for TRU trades and technology students.

New! Millwright apprenticeship training

TRU is now offering all levels of industrial mechanic (millwright) apprenticeship. Email Julie Dekowny to register.

2016 Tommie Gold Winner

The TRU School of Trades and Technology has won gold at the Tommie Awards for its ongoing partnership with the Canadian Home Builders Association on the Y Dream House.