Trades & Technical

Get to know NIC’s trades faculty

Learn from the experts. NIC’s approachable faculty support meaningful learning experiences, research and networking opportunities to inspire your career.

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Patrick Balfry

Patrick Balfry

Faculty

Trades & Apprenticeships

Red Seal Endorsement (May 1979) 

patrick.balfry@nic.bc.ca
Port Alberni Campus 250-724-8726

Nick Charette

Nick Charette

nick.charette@nic.bc.ca
Comox Valley Campus 250-334-5000 ext. 4051 | Location TTB - 115
Campbell River Campus 250-923-9700

Erik Hardin

Erik Hardin

Faculty

Continuing Ed & Training, Trades & Apprenticeships

Journeyman Carpenter, Red Seal Endorsed 

Subjects: Carpentry Fnd Harmonized, Carpentry Apprenticeship, Carpentry Apprentice Hrmnzd
erik.hardin@nic.bc.ca
Comox Valley Campus 250-334-5000 ext. 4049 | Location TTB - 113
Campbell River Campus 250-923-9700

Robert Hughes

Robert Hughes

rob.hughes@nic.bc.ca
Comox Valley Campus 250-334-5000 ext. 4006 | Location TTB - 115

Alan Irving

Alan Irving

Faculty

Trades & Apprenticeships

Graduated Camosun College, Culinary Arts, Cook Traing Program

Subjects: Professional Cook

David Johns

David Johns

David.Johns@nic.bc.ca
Campbell River Campus 250-923-9700 ext. 7819 | Location DWG - 214A

Rob Laird

Rob Laird

Faculty

Continuing Ed & Training, Trades & Apprenticeships

Journeyman Carpenter (Red Seal 1994)

B. Ed University of British Columbia (2004)

M Ed. Curriculum Development University of Victoria (2015)

Subjects: Carpentry Fnd Harmonized, Carpentry Apprenticeship, Carpentry Apprentice Hrmnzd
Robert.Laird@nic.bc.ca
Comox Valley Campus 250-334-5000 ext. 4050 | Location TTB - 113

Stephen McIntosh

Stephen McIntosh

Faculty

Trades & Apprenticeships

Cabinetmaker - Interprovincial Red Seal

Carpenter - Interprovincial Red Seal

Subjects: Joinery, Introduction to Trades, Joinery/Cabinetmaking
stephen.mcintosh@nic.bc.ca
Tebo Vocational Centre 250-724-8771

David Nilson

David Nilson

David.Nilson@nic.bc.ca
Campbell River Campus 250-923-9793

Ivan Peterson

Ivan Peterson

Faculty

Continuing Ed & Training, Trades & Apprenticeships

Interprovincial Red Seal Endorsement - Welder

Provincial Instructors Diploma

Subjects: Introduction to Trades, Welder Apprentice Harmonized, Welder Foundation Harmonized, Weld Apprenticeship Tech Trng, Welder Special Metal Endrsmnt, Welding
ivan.peterson@nic.bc.ca
Port Alberni Campus 250-724-8727 | Location TEB

Trevor Petr

Trevor Petr

Trades & Apprenticeships

Red seal Electrician, Instructor Diploma, Master Electrician, FSR class A

Subjects: Electricity Apprenticeship, Electrical
Trevor.Petr@nic.bc.ca
Campbell River Campus 250-923-9731 | Location DWG - 212

Lee Pollack

Lee Pollack

Faculty

Trades & Apprenticeships

Electrical Technologist (BCIT)
Red Seal Electrician
Class A FSR
Master Electrician

Subjects: Electricity Apprenticeship
lee.pollack@nic.bc.ca
Campbell River Campus 250-923-9769 | Location DWG - 219

Chris Posner

Chris Posner

Faculty

Trades & Apprenticeships

Red Seal certified journeyman Automotive Service Technician

Provincial Instructor Diploma

Subjects: Automotive Tech Harmonized
chris.posner@nic.bc.ca
Campbell River Campus 250-923-9737 | Location EWG - 209a

Jesse Ronquillo

Jesse Ronquillo

Faculty

Trades & Apprenticeships

Ph.D. Fisheries/Aquaculture, Kagoshima University, Japan.

M.Sc. Fisheries/Aquaculture, Kagoshima University, Japan.

B.Sc. Fisheries (cum laude), University of the Philippines, Philippines.

 

Subjects: Aquaculture Technician
Jesse.Ronquillo@nic.bc.ca
Campbell River Campus 250-923-9736 | Location CWG - 252

Jason Taylor

Jason Taylor

Jason.Taylor@nic.bc.ca
Campbell River Campus 250-923-9729 | Location DWG - A214

Terry Waters

Terry Waters

terry.waters@nic.bc.ca
Campbell River Campus 250-923-9734 | Location EWG - 222