College of New Caledonia tailoring trades training to meet industry demands

By Ted Clarke
The Prince George Citizen
August 30, 2022
Category: Wood, Paper & Green Building
Region: Canada, Canada West

The pandemic that forced educators to scramble to devise new methods of teaching is having a lasting effect that will enhance how students at the College of New Caledonia learn. …“COVID was difficult for everyone but we’ve adapted some alternate delivery methods that we’ve incorporated into our learning today,” said Frank Rossi, CNC’s dean of trades. …The B.C. government is reinstating a requirement that workers in 10 compulsory trades will soon have to be certified tradespeople or registered apprentices. …The legislation, which will be phased in by 2025, is designed to make workplaces safer and increase the number of registered apprentices. “That’s going to really put a lot of pressure on the school system because there’s going to be a higher demand for individuals to get their certifications,” said Rossi. ”You will have to a registered apprentice or leaning to a Red Seal certification.

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