Shaw TV Video Clips

westgateA new strategic partnership between Shaw TV and Okanagan College will profile different trades and educational opportunities that exist in the region. This year long series will air on Shaw TV and be promoted on cable channels as well. Those channels include A&E, CNN, CNN Headline News, Speed, Spike, TBS & TLC.   

Trade Segment Featured

Aircraft Maintenance Engineering

Okanagan College Student Ken Jenkens and Instructor Dale Keegstra.

Automotive Collision Repair Trades

Okanagan College alumni and Prestige Collision owners Todd and Mark Regier

Carpentry Trades

Okanagan College 4th year apprentices Kurt Droettboom and Scott Yelland  as well as Alf Leimert department chair person/instructor.

Culinary Arts

Okanagan College student Mark Durosa and Chef Instructor Perry Bentley.

RV Service Technician

Okanagan College alumni Derek Pearson and Adam Closter working at Westgate RV with owner/service manager Art Pike.

Welding Trades

Henry Murphy the Production Supervisor at Northside Industries and Okanagan College instructor David Dutcher.

The Trades BC series also produced an interesting segment featuring Bruce Miller, a deaf student in the Metal and Steel Fabrication program. Watch the segment to find out how Bruce has found ways to communicate effectively while honing his craft.

Heavy Duty/Commercial Transport Mechanic
Okanagan College Alumni Johnny Wall Commercial Transport Mechanic at Cookson Motors,  4th year apprentices Matt Stephenson and James Harboe and Terry Lockhart Okanagan College Heavy Duty Mechanic Instructor .
Okanagan College Apprentices Deb Surine (3rd Level) and Chris Bibby (4th Level) including Jim Gamble Chair of the Electro Mechanical Building Trades Department at Okanagan College.