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Trades and Skills Knowledge Program

This program is now offered only at Royal Bay Secondary School.

Please contact Dante Di Ponio for further assistance with registering. (ddponio@sd62.bc.ca)

School District 62 is proud to offer this opportunity for students to build capacity in trades apprenticeship programs. The TASK (Trades Awareness Skills and Knowledge) Program is an innovative educational partnership between Sooke School District (SD62), and Camosun College. TASK gives students an opportunity to pursue further training at Camosun College through the South Island Partnership Program funded by SD62, or a secondary school apprenticeship. Students explore a variety of trades including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, metal fabrication, sheet metal, and welding.

Future growth in the trades sector is positive and high schools are working with industry to offer students skills to become involved in these trades careers. The TASK program is an excellent opportunity to explore a number of trades, and to earn credits in a practical environment. Students will be given opportunities to explore local industry as well as receive hands-on experience constructing small sheds, saunas, greenhouses and other projects as required. If you are interested in having the students in this program construct a small project for your property, or you have a student interested in participating in this program, please contact Dante Di Ponio (ddponio@sd62.bc.ca)