Okaganan College begins expansion of trades training facility

February 16, 2010

Okanagan College held a groundbreaking ceremony yesterday for the $1-million expansion of the school's trades training facility in Salmon Arm. The expansion will add 144 student spaces, of which 96 will be dedicated to carpentry, and 44 to 3 entry-level trades programs. The project entails a 262-square-metre expansion to the existing trades building, a 525-square-metre covered work area, and renovation of the existing 38-square-metre shop space. Construction of the expansion is slated for completion by this August. BC News Release