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1 NorKam Trades and Technology Centre NorKam Secondary 725 Students International Baccalaureate Hairdressing Certification Restaurant Training Program

2 A chance to explore skills and trades as careers Completion date: September 2014

3 Ground Breaking ! October 11, 2013 Completion July 4, 2014

4 What will it look like? 4 new shops with specialized equipment 2 new high tech teaching classrooms with video conference capabilities 100 plus spaces for students each semester

5 Why A Trades Centre? $7.6 Million Major trades shortages The B.C. Government is seeking a 50 % increase in the number of students going directly into trades and technical training after graduation from 4,000 to 6,000 over the next three years ( ,875 grade 12s) Improve graduation completion rates Up to 600,000 trades shortages by 2020 in Canada

6 ProgramDetail 1. Applied Skills Courses Career, technical or applied focus. Middle school offer exploratory in grades Work Experience Provides students with experience in career field of their choice 3. Dual Credit Programs School district partnerships with PSIs. Any course offered by a PSI that leads to a credential is funded by EDUC 4. Accelerated Credit Enrolment to Industry Training (ACE IT) Accelerated Credit Enrolment to Industry Training provides first level tech training (at college) for high school students 5. Secondary School Apprenticeships (SSA) Work-based training apprenticeship program that qualifies students for sec and apprenticeship credits K-12 Students Taking Trades Courses 40,000 Grades ACEIT, SSA, Applied skills, Work exp.

7 What will be offered in September 2014? 1. Civil Engineering Sampler 2. Commercial Driver Training a) Introductory Course b) Commercial Driver Training – Program 3. Construction Sampler 4. Mechanical Sampler 5. Mining Technology Program - BCIT 6. Resume Certification Program

8 4 - Pre-Tech Sampler courses (120 hours each) to introduce students to Civil Engineering as a diploma or degree program Civil Engineering Concepts Civil Engineering Concepts II Construction Management Intro to Structural Analysis -Statics

9 Civil Engineering Did you Know? 45-50% drop out rate after 2 nd year in degree programs, students leave without any credentials 100% Success rate Civil Engineering Technologist 2 year diploma program – Okanagan College (OC) A Technologist Diploma leads straight to work Bridge Program option after diploma – enter second semester of second year for UBC Engineering Degree OC registration to Diploma Program November 1 st First come first served!

10 Construction Sampler 4 courses developed with TRU 120 hours each: Electrical Carpentry Plumbing Industrial Instrumentation Mechanic (IIM )

11 Mechanical Trades Sampler 4 courses developed with TRU 120 hours each : Auto Service Technician Heavy Duty Commercial Transport Welding Motorcycle Mechanic s

12 Mining Technology 3 – BCIT dual credit courses Introduction to the Minerals Industry, Mine grade 11 Physical Geography, Mine grade 12 Environmental Applications, Mine 2106 –grade Resume Certification course in Mining and Oil

13 Resume Certification Program Resume Certification Program 4 Courses, Certifications: Employment skills and Work Place Safety Certification Equipment Certification Industry Certification for Oil and Mining Construction and Forestry Certification

14 Resume Certification Program Who should take this program? Students who: Want to enhance resumes for work Want to re-enter school to graduate Prefer hands-on courses Want to prepare for the trades or commercial transport program

15 Commercial Driver Training 5 courses: 1 - Introductory elective Level Grade courses offered as a program Program length - 1 Semester for students successfully SCREENED into the program Developed with the BC Trucking Association and industry partners

16 Highly engaging curriculums! Hands on simulator experience Commercial Driver Training

17 The Key to Success… Career Focussed Programs Real work experience for hands-on learners Job training skills Creating work environments e.g. replacing long break with coffee break Industry partners in the planning and delivery

18 Supported by:

19 BC School Sports Students who attend an educational program that is not offered in their own school may continue to play on their home-school sports team. This only applies to the Trades and Technology education programs at NorKam.

20 One Semester Bring a friend! Most programs = one semester Students attend for 5 months then return to their home school to graduate!

21 Transportation No transportation for specialty programs in SD 73 Families are responsible for transportation to NorKam for the semester Kamloops city bus pass costs $100 for 4 months

22 Thank you


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