TRU launches trades assistant program

January 15, 2020

Thompson Rivers University is launching a Trades Assistant Program. The program is developed for students with diverse abilities needing additional supports who are interested in working in construction, warehousing or landscaping. “It has a six-week, off-campus practicum that provides work experience for students and hands-on, practical experience on campus or in the community throughout the program,” explained Program Project Manager Jane Horton. The 32-week program is the fourth to be offered through Adult Special Education at the university.(BC)TRU