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Trades Sampler Program
Trades Sampler Program

Construction is booming in British Columbia, but BC is facing a significant hurdle: a shortage of skilled tradepeople, especially in construction trade. This scarcity is causing delays in projects, making it hard to meet deadlines. To make matters worse, BC expecting around 44,000 trade workers to retire between 2020 and 2029. It’s a pressing issue that requires quick action to keep the construction sector growing and ensure projects get done on time.

In British Columbia, there are several construction trades that are regulated, meaning individuals must hold valid certification or licensing to work legally in these fields. There are approximately 36 regulated construction trades. These include various specialties such as carpentry, electrical work, plumbing, welding, heavy equipment operation, painting, and many others.

To align with the skilled trade demand in British Columbia, Ace Trades and Technical Institute offers industry-centered trade sampler training programs tailored to the needs of the local market. This program provides participants with an opportunity to explore various trades within a specific industry sector. By offering hands-on experience and theoretical knowledge, these sampler training programs help individuals gain insight into different trades, identify their interests, and develop foundational skills that are valuable in the workforce. ATTI offers trade sampler training in various streams to align with the skilled trade demand in British Columbia:

  • Construction Electrician: Construction electricians install, maintain, and repair electrical systems in residential, commercial, and industrial settings.
  • Industrial Electrician: Industrial electricians focus on electrical systems in industrial facilities, including manufacturing plants and factories.
  • Powerline Technician: Powerline technicians install, maintain, and repair electrical power systems, including overhead and underground lines.
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic: These professionals install, maintain, and repair refrigeration and air conditioning systems in residential, commercial, and industrial settings.
  • Gasfitter A&B: Gasfitters install and repair gas lines and appliances, ensuring they operate safely and efficiently.
  • Steamfitter/Pipefitter: Steamfitters and pipefitters install and repair piping systems for various applications, including heating, cooling, and industrial processes.
  • Metal Sheet Worker: Metal sheet workers fabricate and install metal ductwork, roofing, and other sheet metal components for construction projects.
  • Heavy Duty Equipment Technician: These technicians repair and maintain heavy equipment used in construction, mining, and other industries.
  • Automotive Service Technician: Automotive service technicians diagnose and repair problems in vehicles, including cars and trucks.
  • Autobody and Collision Technician: Autobody technicians repair damage to vehicle bodies, including dents, scratches, and collisions.

ATTI offers a customizable trade sampler training program tailored to the specific needs of employers or organizations. Suitable for those seeking to provide sampling training, the program allows employers to select 4-5 trades from a range of options offered by ATTI. ATTI then designs and delivers education and training tailored to the selected trades, incorporating both theoretical knowledge and practical hands-on experience. By customizing the program according to employer demand, ATTI ensures that participants receive relevant and targeted training, equipping them with the skills needed to excel in their chosen trades.




Learning Objectives:

  1. Exposure to Multiple Trades: Participants will gain exposure to 4-5 trades selected by the employer, allowing them to explore different career paths within the skilled trades industry.
  2. Fundamental Knowledge: Participants will acquire foundational theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the selected trades, providing them with a comprehensive understanding of each trade’s principles and practices.
  3. Hands-on Experience: Through hands-on training sessions, participants will develop practical skills and techniques applicable to each trade, enhancing their ability to perform tasks effectively and safely.
  4. Industry Relevance: The program is designed to align with the specific skill requirements and industry demands of the employer, ensuring that participants receive training that is relevant and applicable to current workforce needs.
  5. Customized Training: By tailoring the program to the employer’s preferences and workforce requirements, participants will receive customized training that addresses the unique needs of their organization.