Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Program Costs

Note: Fees listed below are based on 2018 rates and are subject to change.

The costs may include items such as student/ancillary fees, books, personal tools and safety gear, which are kept by the student when they graduate from the program.

Other Costs

Application fee $29.25
Accuplacer exam fee $35.00
Accuplacer rewrites $25.00
TRUSU Health and Dental (opt-out 30 days prior to start) $248.00

Automotive Service Technician Foundation

Tuition $2970.00
Student and lab fees $1035.00
Learning guides and textbooks $345.00
CSA work boots, clear safety glasses, 2 pair coveralls $265.00
Calculator, 3-ring binder, paper, pens, etc. $50.00
Total $4665.00

Heavy Duty Mechanic Foundation

Tuition $3565.00
Student and lab fees $1220.00
Learning guides and textbooks $1200.00
CSA work boots, clear safety glasses, 2 pair hi-vis 100% cotton coveralls$350.00
Calculator, 3-ring binder, paper, pens, etc. $50.00
Total $6385.00
Optional Training: Forklift - $200 and Airbrakes - $150

Welding Foundation

Tuition $2770.00
Student and lab fees $970.00
Learning guides and manuals $320.00
Tool box with hand tools $250.00
Safety gear: welding helmet, oxy-fuel welding goggles, welding cap (with peak), leather welding jacket, coveralls, leather gloves, clear safety glasses, CSA work boots, respirators $550.00
Calculator, 3-ring binder, paper, pens, etc. $50.00
Total $4910.00

Carpentry Levels 1 & 2

Tuition $2970.00
Student and lab fees $1035.00
BC building code book, learning guide and text $900.00
CSA work boots, hard hat, clear safety glasses $200.00
Calculator, 3-ring binder, paper, pens, etc. $50.00
Total $5155.00

Piping Trades Foundation

Tuition $2475.00
Student and lab fees $825.00
Learning guides, manuals $365.00
Tool box with hand tools $425.00
CSA work boots, clear safety glasses, 1-2 sets coveralls $275.00
Calculator, 3-ring binder, paper, pens, etc. $50.00
Total $4415.00

Electrical Foundation

Tuition $2375.00
Student and lab fees $795.00
Electrical code book, learning guides, manuals $400.00
Hand tools and basic tool pouch $400.00
CSA work boots, clear safety glasses $150.00
Scientific calculator (non-programmable) $30.00
3-ring binder, paper, pens, etc. $50.00
Total $4200.00

Instrumentation Foundation

Tuition $2080.00
Student and lab fees $700.00
Learning guides and manuals $400.00
Hand tools and basic tool pouch $400.00
CSA work boots, clear safety glasses $150.00
Scientific calculator (non-programmable) $30.00
3-ring binder, paper, pens, etc. $50.00
Total $3810.00

Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) Foundation

Tuition $3120.00
Student and lab fees $800.00
Textbook and manual $450.00
CSA work boots, clear safety glasses $160.00
Scientific calculator (non-programmable) $30.00
Toolbox deposit (refundable) $200.00
3-ring binder, paper, pens, etc. $50.00
Total $4810.00

Professional Cook 1

Tuition $2970.00
Student and lab fees $1000.00
Learning guides and textbook $350.00
Knife set & tools $425.00
3-ring binder, paper, pens, lock etc. $50.00
Uniform laundry fee $175.00
Pants $70.00
Total $5040.00

Meat Cutter / Retail Meat Processing

Tuition $3565.00
Student and lab fees $1200.00
Learning guides and manual $250.00
Tool package: apron, clear safety glasses, scabbard and knife set $250.00
Gloves, gum boots, padlock (key type) $50.00
3-ring binder, paper, pens, calculator etc. $50.00
Uniforms (refundable deposit) $150.00
Total 5515.00

Horticulture

Tuition 3465.00
Student and lab fees 1165.00
Learning guides, textbook 600.00
Boots, pruners, safety glasses, drafting equipment, etc. 275.00
Field trip fee (multiple trips) 250.00
Pesticide certification and exam 175.00
3-ring binder, paper, pens, calculator etc. 50.00
Total $5980.00