Youth Work in Trades
YOUTH WORK IN TRADES
Do you know a journey person who would be willing to work with you as an apprentice? Does your family run a business in an apprenticeable trade? Do you have connections through friends or family that may assist you in finding someone who will apprentice you?
Youth Work in Trades (SSA 11A, 11B, 12A, 12B) allows students to begin the process of apprenticeship while still in school. As an SSA student, you'll "earn while you learn" and graduate from the SSA program with 16 high-school credits and 480 work-based training hours that count towards your trade credential.
As an Youth Work in Trades student you:
You can apply for an Youth Work in Trades scholarship if you:
Luke Tiechrib started his SSA when he was in grade 9. He attended school for half days to get his academic credits, and learned valuable trade skills while out on Secondary School Apprenticeship and Work Experience. He also went to BCIT during his grade 12 year to get his level 1 Sheet Metal foundation course, which gave him high school credits and the school district paid his tuition.
Kelley Giorganni: 250-338-2110
Anna Mcelwain: 250-338-2110
Mark R Isfeld
Randy James: 250-334-4628
Tracey McKinney: 250-339-3617
Dawn Stevens: 250-338-2752/250-338-2520