skilled trades

Thompson Rivers University Williams Lake Campus. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Carpentry program in Williams Lake still seeking students for in-demand careers

This year’s students will work on a landmark project in partnership with the city

  • Jul 4, 2021

 

The next welding program being offered at Thompson Rivers University Williams Lake campus will be tuition-free thanks to federal funding. (Thompson Rivers University photo)

So you want to be a welder?

TRU Williams Lake offering tuition-free program

 

Rose Lake's Bruce Jenkins is looking forward to his retirement after a 30-year career as the welding instructor at Thompson Rivers University's Williams Lake Campus. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

SMART 55: Longtime TRU welding instructor Bruce Jenkins reflects on 30-year career

“I think begin a teacher made me a better person,” Jenkins said

Rose Lake's Bruce Jenkins is looking forward to his retirement after a 30-year career as the welding instructor at Thompson Rivers University's Williams Lake Campus. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A grand opening for a new caretaker’s house at Whispering Willows Campsite will be held in spring 2021. (Whispering Willows Campsite Facebook photo)
A grand opening for a new caretaker’s house at Whispering Willows Campsite will be held in spring 2021. (Whispering Willows Campsite Facebook photo)
An excavator digs into the ground of Cenntenial Gravel Pit at Heavy Metal Rocks on Friday, May 10 2019. (Patrick Davies Photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

SD 27’s Heavy Metal Rocks thriving from industry, community support

The trades training program will turn 10 in 2020

An excavator digs into the ground of Cenntenial Gravel Pit at Heavy Metal Rocks on Friday, May 10 2019. (Patrick Davies Photo - Williams Lake Tribune)