Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Construction Craft Worker

This fully funded Construction Craft Worker Level 1 (CCW) recognizes the high level of abilities required to perform work in the construction industry as a skilled labourer. Major construction and earth works companies have a strong demand for entry-level employees with the skill set provided in this course. The CCW program introduces you to the skills, training and knowledge needed to gain employment as construction craft workers in any heavy construction and resource industry.

November 27, 2017 to February 2, 2018

Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Who is eligible?

You are eligible if:

  • Aboriginal and/or youth (ages 15-29)
  • You are unemployed, non-EI-eligible; or employed, underemployed (less than 20 hours per week); or employed, low-skilled

Priority will be given to unemployed, non-EI-eligible applicants.

Applicants must have successfully completed Grade 10 Mathematics and have a strong interest in working in the trades.

This fully-funded program includes tuition, personal protective equipment, tools and books. Students are responsible for their individual living expenses.

How to apply

  1. Complete the eligibility and application forms below
  2. Attach a current resumé
  3. Provide two or three paragraphs indicating why you want to participate in the Construction Craft Worker program

Completed applications must be received by November 20, 2017.

Send your completed application by email to or by fax to 250-828-5492.

Contact the Kamloops Aboriginal Training and Employment Centre (ATEC) at 250-554-4556 to find out if you are eligible for a training supplement.