Train. Practice. Experience. Excel.
Interested in a trade but not too sure where to start?
The Foundation programs offered at Salmon Arm are perfect for you. Foundation programs take students with little or no experience and provide the necessary skills to seek employment in industry as a Level One Apprentice. Or join our exploration trades programs and get a chance to try out a number of different trades.

 Foundation Programs
  •  Plumbing and Piping Trades
  • Welding
  • Electrical
 Feb 2018-July 2018
Aug 2018-Jan 2019
Feb 2019- July 2019
Exploration Trades
  •  Gateway to Building Program
    • Program open to SD #83 students
  • Women in Trades


 Feb- Apr 2018

Apr- June 2018

DUAL CREDIT OPTION: Are you in Grade 11 or 12 and interested in a trade?
Check with your High School Counsellor for more information about your eligibility for a dual credit program.  Earn high school credits and get your tuition paid.


Foundation Programs:

  • Plumbing & Pipe Trades

    • Plumbing

    • Pipe Fitter/Steam Fitter

    • Gas Fitter

    • Sprinkler System Installer

  • Welding

  • Electrical

Exploration Trades:

  • Gateway to Building Program (SD #83)

  • Women in Trades

For more program information and admissions requirements