|Location:||G.P. Vanier Secondary School – Construction Building|
|Program start date:||Semester 2, full time Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 3:30 pm
One Work Experience Day – Wednesday
*Up to 24 graduation credits
|Trades Sampler 12A (TSITA12A)
Trades Sampler 12B (TSITA12B)
Trades Sampler 12C (TSITA12C)
Workplace Math 11 (WPM 11)
*Workforce Training Certificate (WTC 12)
|Field Trips:||Industry field trips to residential construction job sites, commercial construction job sites, truss shop, etc.
NIC trade program sessions. Students may spend several days in the different NIC trades facilities working with NIC instructors.
|Application:||Interested students should fill out a District Trades Sampler Application and note Construction Sampler for the program.|
|Co-op portion:||After the initial part of the program is complete and a few tours of industry taken, students will be set up on Work Experience 12A placements to make industry connection.|
Note: This program follows the school district calendar
This course is open to all grade 11 and 12 students in the Comox Valley. Grade 10 students may be accepted.
Applying: See your Careers Office to be put on the list and to receive a district application.
Space is limited to 16 students.
PATHWAY TO A NIC TRADES PROGRAM
Below is a sample timetable showing the pathway and required courses needed between Grade 10 – 12 so a student could take the Construction Trades Sampler Program in Grade 11 followed by a North Island College Trades Program for Semester 2 of their Grade 12 year.
|Grade 10||Grade 11||Grade 12|
Elective 10/Elective 10
|Construction Trades Sampler
(Includes WorkPlace Math 11)
NIC Trades Program
Carpentry, Electrical, Plumbing
(Count as Grade 12 Electives)
* Could be done in Grade 12
Electrical Labs and PowerPoints