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Accessibility Services

Privately discuss options available if you anticipate or experience disability related academic barriers (including mental health, chronic or temporary medical conditions).

Kelowna: 250-862-5451
Penticton: 250-492-4305
Salmon Arm/Revelstoke: 250-832-2126
Vernon: 250-545-7291
https://www.okanagan.bc.ca/Student_Services/students/accessibility-services.html


Admissions Office
Information on application status, admission requirements, submitting required items, accepting/declining/cancelling an offer, and deposit and tuition payments. 

250-762-5445 (Local 5414/5417)
e-mail: admissions@okanagan.bc.ca
https://www.okanagan.bc.ca/BecomeaStudent/Admissions.html. 


Department Contacts
Information on industry and curriculum based questions. 

Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Department
Dale Martell, Chairperson
250-545-7291
e-mail: dmartell@okanagan.bc.ca
www.okanagan.bc.ca/ame

Automotive Collision Repair Department
John Euloth, Chairperson
250-762-5445 (Local 4472)
e-mail: jeuloth@okanagan.bc.ca
www.okanagn.bc.ca/collisionrepair

Construction Trades Department
Marvin Rode, Chairperson
250-762-5445 (Local 4271)
e-mail: mrode@okanagan.bc.ca
www.okanagan.bc.ca/construction

Electrical Trades Department
Claudio DiBiase, Chairperson
250-762-5445 (Local 4884)
e-mail: cdibiase@okanagan.bc.ca
www.okanagan.bc.ca/electrical

Mechanical Building Trades Department 
Brad Oliver, Chairperson
250-762-5445 (Local 4893)
e-mail: boliver@okanagan.bc.ca
www.okanagan.bc.ca/mbt

Motor Vehicle Trades Department
Corey Bransfield, Chairperson 
250-762-5445 (Local 4578)
e-mail: cbransfield@okanagan.bc.ca
www.okanagan.bc.ca/mvt

Recreation Vehicle Service Department
Jon Itterman, Instructor
250-762-5445 (Local 4558)
e-mail: jitterman@okanagan.bc.ca
www.okanagan.bc.ca/rv

Welding Trades Department 
Sean Jarvis, Chairperson 
250-762-5445 (Local 4909)
e-mail: sjarvis@okanagan.bc.ca
www.okanagan.bc.ca/welding


Financial Aid and Awards
Information on financial support and student loans.

250-862-5419
e-mail: financialaid@okanagan.bc.ca
https://www.okanagan.bc.ca/Student_Services/students/financialaid.html


Trades & Apprenticeship Office
Information on Trades Continuing Studies, Apprenticeship programs, and Foundation programs specific questions.
Room T115
1000 KLO Road
Kelowna, BC V1Y 4X8
Apprenticeship e-mail: apprenticeship@okanagan.bc.ca
Foundation and General Interest e-mail: trades@okanagan.bc.ca

Telephone: (250) 762-5445 (Ext. 4347 & 4687 & 4880 & 4733 & 4236)     
Toll Free: 1-800-621-3038
Toll Free:  
   Outside BC (North America only)                
1-877-755-2266
Fax: (250) 862-5469
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


 

 

 

 


Hank Hobart

Trades Client Service Assistant
Lead for the following trades: Steamfitter/Pipefitter, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Sheet Metal Worker, Domestic/Commercial Gasfitter, Plumber and Professional Cook
250-762-5445 (Local 4733)
e-mail: hhobart@okanagan.bc.ca

Jessica Pak
Trades Client Service Assistant
Lead for the following trades: Carpenter, Construction Craft Worker and Welder
250-762-5445 (Local 4347)
e-mail: jpak@okanagan.bc.ca

Kelsey Ross
Trades Client Service Assistant
Lead for the following trades: Trades Continuing Studies
250-762-5445 (Local 4236)
e-mail: kross@okanagan.bc.ca

Kirsten Hearne
Trades Client Service Assistant
Lead for the following trades: Automotive Service Technician, Heavy Duty Equipment Technician, Heavy Mechanical Trades and Recreation Vehicle Service Technician
250-762-5445 (Local 4687)
e-mail: khearne@okanagan.bc.ca

Delaney Ross
Trades Client Service Assistant
Lead for the following trades: Automotive Glass Technician, Automotive Painter, Automotive Refinishing Prep Technician, 
Electrician, and Motor Vehicle Body Repairer
250-762-5445 (Local 4880)
e-mail: dross@okanagan.bc.ca

Marie Crossley

Manager, Trades Programs
250-762-5445 (Local 4231)
e-mail: mcrossley@okanagan.bc.ca


Trades Success Centre

Assistance for trades students in all areas of their studies, including math, writing, learning strategies, study skills, and other areas.


Elke Pritchard
Room T118
1000 KLO Rd
Kelowna, BC V1Y 4X8
250-762-5445 (Local 4677)
e-mail: epritchard@okanagan.bc.ca
Hours: Mon-Thurs 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fri 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Women in Trades
Information on Gateway to the Building Trades for Women program and sponsorship for Foundation programs.

Room T115
1000 KLO Rd
Kelowna, BC V1Y 4X8
250-762-5445 ext. 4825
1-877-755-2266 ext. 4825
e-mail: witt@okanagan.bc.ca
www.okanagan.bc.ca/wtti