Camosun to receive $5.2M for high-priority trades training

October 20, 2016

The British Columbia government recently announced that it will provide $5.2M to Camosun College for skills training in high-priority trades. The Times Colonist reports that the $5.2M is expected to fund 2,047 student placements through March 31 in trades such as electricians, welders, carpenters, cooks, and automotive technicians. “This funding allows Camosun College to deliver more than 20 different trades foundation and apprenticeship programs each year to more than 2,000 students, making Camosun one of the leading providers of trades training in our province,” stated Eric Sehn, dean of trades and technology at Camosun. “Our students learn how to become practical problem solvers and gain the latest technical skills needed for the trades of today—helping them build a sustainable future for themselves and our community.” Times Colonist | BC