Trades and Technical

From construction to resource trades to culinary arts, you’ll learn from expert faculty in modern, well-equipped shops as you develop the nationally-recognized skills employers are looking for.

Faculty Profiles

David Johns, Faculty
Electrical, Piping, Wood Trades

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Department News

NIC’s Metal Fabrication program returns to Campbell River

Metal workers can expand their skills, thanks to a new metal fabrication program starting this fall in Campbell River.

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The NIC Advantage

  • Harmonized curriculum allows for easy transferability
  • Trades classes capped at 16 students
  • New workshops at NIC's Campbell River campus
  • Industry-connected faculty
  • Significant hands-on-experience


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

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

Apprenticeship Training

Ready to continue your apprenticeship training? See NIC’s Apprenticeship Programs.