Resource Trades

With expert faculty in forestry and aquaculture, you’ll gain the theoretical knowledge and practical training you need to start working in the field or to advance your skills to the next level.

The NIC Advantage

  • Strong industry collaboration and connections through faculty
  • Field trips to industry sites and work-integrated learning
  • Industry-informed curriculum
  • Focus on sustainable practices and responsible resource use

Faculty Profiles

Youth Train in Trades

Start your trades career in high school with Youth Train in Trades.

Financial Support Apprenticeship Funding

Learn about specific funding available for students enrolled in trades training

Department News

NIC aquaculture student takes learning into the field

NIC Aquaculture Technician certificate alumna Sally Enns got the chance to put her program knowledge to work as a research assistant on a new partnership between NIC’s Centre for Applied Research, Technology and Innovation (CARTI) and the Kwiakah First Nation.

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The knowledge and skills I received from NIC was second to none. It gave me instant employability, an insight into the diverse aquaculture industry along with the skills I apply each and everyday.

Stephan Valen
NIC Aquaculture Technician graduate