Address: 2947 Rennison Rd, Courtenay
Times: Monday – Thursday 9:00 to 2:30pm
Duration: 4 weeks (1 day per week)
STEP is a program that introduces students to the construction trades industry through hands on experiences in a realistic work environment. Students will gain experience in various construction trades industries such as: Electrical, Carpentry, Welding and Concrete. Throughout the program(s) students will work towards certifications that are needed to work in the construction trades industry Skills Ready BC
What students bring each day
- Appropriate dress for work (clothes you do not mind getting dirty)
- Positive attitude & work ethic
Shop orientation, personal safety, tool safety & experience, basic electrical & carpentry, certifications and an introduction to concrete.
Shop, tool/equipment safety & experience, electrical, construction framing, metal fabrication, certifications, concrete and an introduction to forklift.
Forklift certification, supervisor and management certification, various special projects in electrical, carpentry, metal fab or concrete.
- Ladder/ Scaffolding
- Fall Arrest
- Supervisor and Management Training
Additional Certifications Outside the Program
- First Aid (Standard & OFA Level 1)
- Ariel Scissor Lift Training
- Construction Safety Training