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  • Build your skills
    Build your skills

    Get started on your career.

  • Solve problems from the inside out
    Solve problems from the inside out

    Your work as a carpenter will be in high demand, giving your career high earning & growth potential.

  • Gain practical on-site work experience
    Gain practical on-site work experience

    Acquire the skills that will put at the top of your game.

  • Work as part of a team
    Work as part of a team

    Build solid foundations in your career and community.

Program At-A-Glance

Length of Study: 
24-Week
Accreditation: 
Certificate
Campus: 
Silver King, Nelson

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The $23 million refresh at Nelson's Silver King Campus has reached another milestone with the opening of its new carpentry shop which provides students in all levels of the program with a state-of-the art training facility to hone their skills.

The $23 million refresh at Nelson's Silver King Campus has reached another milestone with the opening of its new carpentry shop which provides students in all levels of the program with a state-of-the art training facility to hone their skills.

There has never been a better time for learners looking at opportunities in trades training at Selkirk College. The $22 million Silver King Campus refresh is almost complete and starting in August students in the Carpentry Foundation cohort will have the chance to step into a brand new shop.

There has never been a better time for learners looking at opportunities in trades training at Selkirk College. The $22 million Silver King Campus refresh is almost complete and starting in August students in the Carpentry Foundation cohort will have the chance to step into a brand new shop.

A new winter recreation amenity will soon be available in the region when the Blewett Conservation Society's outdoor rink project is completed. Getting an assist on the project is the Selkirk College Carpentry Foundation Program students who have been putting together the pieces in the Silver King Campus shop and will spearhead the installation of the boards.

A new winter recreation amenity will soon be available in the region when the Blewett Conservation Society's outdoor rink project is completed. Getting an assist on the project is the Selkirk College Carpentry Foundation Program students who have been putting together the pieces in the Silver King Campus shop and will spearhead the installation of the boards.

With the Silver King Campus renewal project finishing up the shop renovation phase, students and instructors are setting into a new learning environment that helps learners reach their trades training goals.

With the Silver King Campus renewal project finishing up the shop renovation phase, students and instructors are setting into a new learning environment that helps learners reach their trades training goals.

Students and staff at the Selkirk College Silver King Campus are preparing for a new learning era in Nelson courtesy of a major project that is refreshing the aging facility. One of the most visible elements of the renewal project has now started to take shape.

Students and staff at the Selkirk College Silver King Campus are preparing for a new learning era in Nelson courtesy of a major project that is refreshing the aging facility. One of the most visible elements of the renewal project has now started to take shape.

A trade that has a multitude of career paths, carpentry is key to building a stronger province. For those wanting to start a pathway towards a rewarding trade, the Carpentry Foundation Program is now accepting applications for the August 7, 2018 intake at Nelson's Silver King Campus.

Connecting individuals who are seeking new careers to the education and background then need to succeed, the Selkirk College Pathways to Employment in Trades & Industry Program brought together 16 students for a 19-week exploration of exciting opportunities.

Connecting individuals who are seeking new careers to the education and background then need to succeed, the Selkirk College Pathways to Employment in Trades & Industry Program brought together 16 students for a 19-week exploration of exciting opportunities.

As the British Columbia economy continues to grow and the need for skilled workers increases, the Provincial Government has invested in the post-secondary education required to be successful.

As the British Columbia economy continues to grow and the need for skilled workers increases, the Provincial Government has invested in the post-secondary education required to be successful.