Province invests $1.9 million in trades training at Northern Lights College

Must Read

RCMP looking for missing person from Blueberry River First Nation

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John RCMP are looking for help to find 36-year-old...

Fort Neslon Forestry Partnership means community reinvestment

FORT NELSON, B.C. - On June 29, it was announced that a partnership between Fort Nelson First Nation and...

25 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in BC, one new death added

VICTORIA, B.C. – 25 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed across the province, bringing British Columbia’s total to 3,053,...

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The BC government announced today that they are investing $1.9 million into trades training at Northern Lights College.

The money will fund 639 seats in various trades through the Industry Training Authority, including:

  • Aircraft Maintenance Volunteer
  • Heavy Mechanical Trades
  • Electrician
  • Welder
  • Carpenter

The funding is also part of the ITA’s allocation money to post-secondary institutions and training providers to run various training programs throughout BC.

- Advertisement -

Community Interviews with Moose FM


The BC government invests around $94 million annually in industry training through the ITA.

Mike Bernier, MLA for Peace River South says this funding will make students successful.

“This investment in Northern Lights College will ensure residents of the Peace have access to training in high-priority trades so they are ready to respond to the job opportunities to come. Trades training investments like this are essential to sustaining the upward momentum of B.C.’s economy.”

More Articles Like This