Trades Technology Teacher Education (TTTE)

Trades Technology Teacher Education Program
This program is currently not accepting applications. 


Want to teach trades and technology at the high school or college level?
Already a teacher and want to add an in-demand, teachable subject to your resume? 

The Trades Technology Teacher Education program (TTTE) is a multi-disciplinary, multi-pathway 2-year diploma program, with a part-time certificate option that will incorporate all of your interests of education, skills and technology. This program will also address the new BC Ministry of Education Applied Design Skills and Technologies curriculum.

TTTE Aaron 2 students
The TTTE Diploma courses include Okanagan College TTTE and university transfer courses in combination with online courses through Brock University Adult Education and a summer in shop classes at the Kelowna campus of Okanagan College. 

This program will prepare individuals with a Red Seal endorsement with the ability to instruct at college level and/or provide a starting point for those pursuing a teaching degree in order to teach at the middle and high school levels.

Program Topics:
Trades Skills
Education Technology Skills
Health and Safety TTTE Pedagogies Drafting and Design
Use of shop tools & equipment Curriculum Design Electronics
Metalworking Conflict Management  Robotics
Woodworking Research Skills Digital Media
Automotive Technology Evaluating Learning  
Power Technology Math  
Heavy Mechanical    
Individuals who may be interested in this program include: 

  • Anyone interested in becoming a K-12 teacher with a specialization in trades and technology*
  • The existing school teacher wishing to teach trades and technology courses in the K-12 system and/or pursue a secondary degree in adult education*
  • The Red Seal tradesperson targeting an industry training or instructional position.
  • The technology professional wanting to focus on industry education and training
  • Anyone wishing to work toward their Bachelor of Education degree in Adult Education while focusing on trades and technology

* The TTTE program ladders into Brock University Bachelor of Education in Adult Education. 

   TTTE Colin Underwood  TTTE Joe Auto

Admission requirements

Follow this link to find Admission requirements, Graduation requirements and a detailed program outline.

Questions?  Contact:  
Tanya Tarlit, Trades Program Administrator
250-762-5445 ext. 4424 or