Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Program Costs

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

The costs will 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 $37.00
Accuplacer rewrites $25.00
Parking (Student Parking Website) $2.50 (pass) / $5 per day
TRUSU - Health and Dental - Student: $248 Opt-Out 30 days prior to start

Automotive Service Technician Foundation

Tuition $2,970.00
Student and lab fees $1,035.00
Learning guides and/or textbooks $345.00
CSA work boots, clear safety glasses, 2 pair coveralls $265.00
Calculator, 3-ring binder, paper, pens, etc. $50.00
Total $4,665.00

Heavy Duty Mechanic Foundation

Tuition $3,565.00
Student and lab fees $1,220.00
Learning guides and/or textbooks $889.00
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 $6,074.00
Optional Training: Forklift - $200 and Airbrakes - $150

Welding Foundation

Tuition $2,770.00
Student and lab fees $970.00
Learning guides and/or textbooks $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 $4,910.00

Carpentry Levels 1 & 2

Tuition $2,970.25
Student and lab fees $1,035.00
BC building code book, learning guide and text $509.75
CSA work boots, hard hat, clear safety glasses $200.00
Calculator, 3-ring binder, paper, pens, etc. $50.00
Total $4,765.00

Piping Trades Foundation

Tuition $2,475.00
Student and lab fees $825.00
Learning guides and/or textbooks $565.00
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 $4,615.00

Electrical Foundation

Tuition $2,375.00
Student and lab fees $795.00
Electrical code book, learning guides, text books $328.00
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 $4,128.00

Instrumentation and Control Technician Foundation

Tuition $2,080.00
Student and lab fees $700.00
Learning guides and/or textbooks $352.00
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 $3,762.00

Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) Foundation

Tuition $3,120.00
Student and lab fees $875.00
Learning guides and/or textbooks $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 $4,885.00

Professional Cook 1

Tuition $2,970.00
Student and lab fees $1,015.00
Learning guides and/or textbook $405.25
Knife set & tools $465.00
3-ring binder, paper, pens, lock etc. $50.00
Uniform laundry fee $175.00
Pants $70.00
Total $5,150.25

Meat Cutter / Retail Meat Processing

Tuition $3,565.00
Student and lab fees $1,215.00
Learning guides and/or textbook $176.00
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 $5,456.00

Horticulture

Tuition $3,465.00
Student and lab fees $1,165.00
Learning guides and/or textbooks $326.00
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 $5,706.00

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic

Tuition $3,750.00
Student and lab fees $975.00
Learning guides and/or textbooks $791.00
CSA work boots and clear safety glasses $150.00
Calculator, 3-ring binder, paper, pens, etc. $50.00
Total $5,716.00

Power Engineering Fourth Class

Tuition $6,000.00
Student and lab fees $1,780.00
Textbook learning guides $1,000.00
CSA work boots w/ankle support, safety glasses and coveralls $200.00
Scientific Calculator (non-programmable) and geometry set $50.00
3-ring binder, paper, pens, etc. $50.00
Total $9,080.00
The exam fees are $146/exam - 2 exams = $292. There is also an evaluation fee for firing time = $104. Total = $396
Invigilation fee from Safety Authority- $100 based on 18 students (may be higher with less).
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