Amanda and Becki are both in Grade 11 and signed up to take the Explore a Trade program at Salmon Arm Secondary. When asked why they considered looking at a trades course, both agreed that they like working with their hands and their brain and that working in the trades provides an opportunity for you

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Earlier this year we had the opportunity to spend some time with the Explore-A-Trade students at Salmon Arm Secondary. This class was present at the official kick-off of the Construction Ready pilot earlier this year and when we first met them, they were making 4’ x 8’ sheds. They did such a good job of

On June 1st, the Construction Ready team collaborated with the South Island Partnership and Camosun College to host a Summer Opportunities Event for secondary students interested in careers in the trades. The event kicked off with Ted Talks style presentations from industry professionals, Mark Bernhardt of Bernhardt Contracting Ltd and Theresa Henriksen of Kinetic Construction,

The B.C. government and the Construction Foundation of BC announced today the new Construction Ready Pilot Project to help B.C. students build their careers in the construction industry while they are still in school. Greg Kyllo, Parliamentary Secretary for the BC Jobs Plan to the Minister of Jobs, Tourism, and Skills Training, and representatives from