Indigenous Trades

New funding from the Canada-BC Workforce Development Agreement means TRU can offer trades training to Indigenous students closer to their homes and with needed supports.

Programs in Indigenous communities

Program Community
Carpentry Foundation Lillooet
Carpentry Foundation Neskonlith/Adams Lake/Little Shuswap Lake Indian Bands
Women in Construction Trades Training NVIT Merritt
Women in Trades Sampler Tk'emlups te Secwépemc
Heavy Equipment Operator Xeni Gwet'in First Nations
Welding Foundation Seabird Island
Program Community
Carpentry Level 1 Skeetchestn Indian Band
Construction Craft Worker Level 1 Neskonlith Indian Band
Women in Construction Trades Training Simpcw
Health Care Assistant Lil'wat First Nations
Heavy Mechanical Foundation CCATEC Williams Lake
Carpentry Level 2 Tk'emlups te Secwépemc
Trades Sampler CCATEC Williams Lake


  • Indigenous Youth Build Canada


Willi Fortier, RSE, Relations Lead

Indigenous Peoples in Trades Training
School of Trades and Technology
Office: 250-828-5433 | Mobile: 250-851-1132

Heather Hamilton, MA, Associate Director

Community Education and Workforce Training
School of Trades and Technology
Office: 250-371-5658 | Mobile: 250-377-1680
Email: | |

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