Gateway To Trades


A collaboration between Okanagan College and School District 22 (Vernon), the Youth Gateway To Trades program provides struggling high school students with a gateway to a brighter future by bringing post-secondary within reach.

Gateway To Trades is designed to provide students with practical knowledge and theoretical experience in a variety of trades.  Students will learn practical skills and industry requirements for a variety of trades with focus on:  Carpentry, Construction Craft Worker, Plumbing, Aircraft Maintenance, Electrical and Sheet Metal. Students will also learn how to access further training, apprenticeship and employment.

Wesbild support of the program helps students gain the first-hand knowledge necessary to make an informed Trades career decision and start themselves on a successful career path.