Trades Discovery

Trades Discovery is an experience-based learning program in which cross-curricular competencies are woven throughout the fabric of learning about the trades.

Trades Discovery at the Education Centre is enhanced by strong partnerships with the University of the Fraser Valley, School District 333 Maintenance Department, School District #33 Work Experience Department, and Learning 2 Lead.

Students can receive credit for the following courses in Trades Discovery:

  • Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics 10 7 11
  • English 10 and Communications 11 & 12
  • Skills Exploration 10, 11, & 12
  • Woodworking 10
  • Carpentry and Joinery 11 & 12
  • Foods and Nutrition 10, 11, & 12
  • Personal Project 10, 11, & 12
  • Independent Directed Studies
  • Planning 10

Guest instructors and students from UFV will join students at the Education Centre for various lessons and activities.

Students will shadow UFV students for a few days at the University in order to gain a better understanding about various Trades Programs at UFV.

Students who attend on a regular basis and are demonstrating a sold work ethic will be provided opportunities for Work Experience placements at local industrial worksites.

Students will get the following certificates in Trades Discovery:

  • Foodsafe
  • WHIMIS
  • Occupational First Aid Level 1
  • Forklift Operation

Phone: 604 792-9277 Loc 245

Teacher(s):  calvin_chatwin@sd33.bc.ca , marlee_fisher@sd33.bc.ca 

Educational Assistant:  James_Braun@sd33.bc.ca

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Climate Action Notice -

The Chilliwack School District is committed to sustainability and has a Board Policy that articulates that the district and its staff have a responsibility to foster and reinforce a positive environmental ethic and stewardship. The District encourages students to be socially responsible, contributing citizens. On September 27, 2019, the global climate strike day, parents may excuse their child from class if they choose. These students will be recorded as absent and will be allowed to make up any academic work missed.

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