Women in Trades Training

Okanagan College

Contact Information
Office Phone 250.762.5445 ext.4825
Toll Free Phone 1.877.755.2266 ext.4825
E-Mail wtti@okanagan.bc.ca
Website www.okanagan.bc.ca/wtti
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Description & Services
Service Details Students will begin the course in the classroom learning safety and best practices for the job site, then begin working on hands-on projects individually and as a team covering trades such as carpentry/joinery, plumbing, electrical, automotive, heavy mechanical and welding 
Students will: 
- Gain practical and theoretical experience in a wide variety of trades  
- Receive direct knowledge required to make an informed decision about which trade to enter  
- Learn how to secure employment and training  
- Obtain industry knowledge from industry mentors and guest speaker  
- OFA 1 certification  
- CSTS certification 
Upon completion of the program students can seek direct entry into employment and apprenticeship or enter a Foundation training program  
Women in Trades sponsorship funding for trades Foundation training programs may cover tuition and associated fees, books, tools (if applicable), and personal protective equipment
Hours Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 3:00pm
Eligibility Unemployed or underemployed individuals (ineligible to receive EI benefits) with a genuine interest in exploring trades
How to Apply Please call the Women in Trades office
Cost Sponsorship for course fee and materials are covered for students eligible and selected by funding through the Canada-British Columbia Labour Market Agreement
Meetings Call to make an appointment
Address & Map
1000 KLO Rd
Kelowna, BC V1Y 4X8
Located In Community Kelowna
Major Intersection KLO Rd and Gordon Dr
Other Details
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Languages English
Former Name Okanagan University College