Trades and industry

CNC's trades and industry programs provide students with outstanding technical skills and knowledge in a number of fields.

There is an incredible need for skilled labour in Northern British Columbia with $35 billion worth of resource-related projects planned in the next three to five years!

Foundation and apprenticeship programs

Autobody Repair / Refinishing
Autobody Repair (Motor Vehicle Body Repair) (foundation)
Automotive Refinishing (foundation)
Automotive Technician
Automotive Technician (foundation)
Automotive Technician (apprenticeship)
Carpentry
Carpentry (foundation)
Carpentry (apprenticeship)
Electrical
Electrical (foundation)
Electrical (apprenticeship)
Heavy Mechanical Trades
Heavy Mechanical Trades (foundation)
Heavy Mechanical Trades (apprenticeship)
Industrial Mechanic / Machinist
Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) / Machinist (foundation)
Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) (apprenticeship)
Machinist
Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) / Machinist (foundation)
Machinist (apprenticeship)
Metal Fabrication
Metal Fabrication (foundation)
Metal Fabrication (apprenticeship)
Mobile Crane Operator
Mobile Crane (Hydraulic 80 Tonnes and Under) Certificate (apprenticeship)
Piping (Plumbing/Sprinkler/Gas/Steamfitting)
Piping (foundation)
Plumbing (apprenticeship)
Steamfitter/Pipefitter (apprenticeship)
Power Engineering
Power Engineering 3rd Class
Power Engineering 4th Class
Professional Cook (Culinary Arts)
Professional Cook (institutional-entry)
Professional Cook (apprenticeship)
Welding
Welding (foundation)
Welding (apprenticeship)

Additional programs and courses

Computer Networking
Computer/Network Electronics Technician
Post Diploma in Information Technology
New online job match tool launched

Foundation programs

Foundation programs are designed for students who would like to work in the trade but are not employed in or sponsored/indentured by an employer in that trade.

Apprenticeship programs

Apprenticeship programs are designed for students who are already sponsored/indentured by an employer in that trade.

Additional programs and courses

These programs and courses are designed to enhance credentials and help improve employability. The majority of our additional courses do not require students to have sponsors or be employed in a specific trade.