Trades & Transitions

For more information please contact Mr. Domenic Comita at the school or by e-mail at dcomita@sd73.bc.ca

Thinking about trying a trade?  Maybe you want to get an early start to pursuing a career? Or maybe you want to talk to someone about career choices?  If this is you, then you need to make an appointment to speak with Mr. Comita about the variety of options that are available. 

Youth Train in Trades - ACE-IT - Accelerated Credit Enrollment to Industry Training.
This allows students to take technical training that gives them dual credit for high school courses and apprenticeship training programs.  Students in Grade 10 can apply to pursue an apprenticeship career path to obtain the first level of training in a particular trade in their grade 12 year and the best part TUITION IS FREE!

Youth Train in Trade - ACE-IT Application.pdf

Hairstylist - Program

Hairstylist-Application-1.pdf

TRU-Start Courses
Grade 12 students are able to take first-year university courses outside of high school hours at TRU.  If you are interested in getting an early start on Psychology, English, Sociology, or Economics, then this program is for you.  The best part TUITION IS FREE!!

TRU Start Application.pdf

NorKam Trades Centre
These dual-credit programs are designed to offer students a hands-on opportunity in gaining a basic understanding of three common construction trades:  Construction, Mechanical, and Industrial.  The samplers are a one-semester program offered in the fall or spring at NorKam Secondary Trades Centre.

2018-2019-NorKam-Trades-Sampler-Application.pdf

DigiPen

“For students aspiring to become game designers,  DigiPen programs and DigiPen Institute of Technology are highly recommended as one of the best institutions to study and to launch a career in this exciting field”, said Robert Franek, Princeton Review SVP/Publisher, 

DigiPen-Application-Form.pdf

Heavy Metal Rocks 

The Heavy Metal Rocks Project will provide opportunities for students to explore the wide variety of rewarding career choices as heavy equipment operators in the construction industry. Twenty six Grade 11 and 12 students from School District No. 73 will begin with heavy machinery as part of Heavy Metal Rocks, a program designed to provide on-the-job experience to students as they consider career options before returning to class next week.

See link below for more information

Heavy-Metal-Rocks

HMR-Program-Application-Form.pdf

International Baccalaureate (IB) Program
The International Baccalaureate or IB program is designed as an academically challenging program of education with final examinations that prepare students, normally aged 16 to 19, for success at university.

Contact Mr. Williams at Norkam Secondary for more information at 250-372-1272 or mfwilliams@sd73.bc.ca