Camosun receives $5.2M from BC for trades training

October 28, 2016

Camosun College has received $5.2M from the British Columbia government to fund 2,047 seats in trades training programs. The programs covered include: electrical, carpentry, professional cook training, welding, automotive technology, sheet metal, and plumbing. “This funding allows Camosun 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,” said Eric Sehn, Camosun’s dean of trades and technology. “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.” Camosun