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Oct 10
​Youth Train in Trades program applications open


The Surrey School District is accepting applications for several Youth Train in Trades programs:

  • Carpentry (21 weeks at Frank Hurt Secondary or Guildford Park Secondary and Kwantlen Polytechnic University)
  • Culinary (21 weeks at Tamanawis Secondary and Vancouver Community College downtown campus)
  • Trades Sampler (February to May at BCIT Burnaby & Richmond campuses)
  • Painter (six weeks at Finishing Trades Institute)

The programs start in the second semester and tuition is free. There is no set deadline and applications will be accepted until the programs are filled.

Youth Train in Trades Programs are delivered by the Career Education department in partnership with local post-secondary institutions and industry trainers. Program participants earn level one technical training, industry certification and high school course credits.

Applicants should be in Grade 11 or 12 and applications are available at all secondary schools through school-based Career Facilitators.

For more information, see your school's Career Facilitator or contact the district's Career Education Department ( or 604-595-6175). To explore all our trades partnership opportunities, click here.


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