Start your journey in the skilled trades
Discover a career in trades, from carpenter to heavy mechanical technician to welder, and more. Choose from over 20 foundation and apprenticeship programs ranging from a few months to several years.
Whether you want to maximize your employability with an interprovincial Red Seal certification or gain foundational knowledge in a field, our hands-on, industry-based programs will prepare you for in-demand careers in the trades.
Not interested in a program or apprenticeship training?
Choose from a large selection of part-time and full-time courses to try your hand at a specific trade, upgrade your current skills, or just explore new interests.
Offered through the Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies, these courses are ideal if you want to take classes for professional advancement or personal enrichment. While not all courses qualify for university credits, many of them are recognized by employers.