Overview

At Coast Mountain College we provide modern, up-to-date facilities for our students to develop skills and prepare for in-demand careers in the trades.

Build your future with our Red Seal designated Foundation and Apprenticeship Trades programs, which are designed to maximize your practical skills.

Programs offered

  • Foundation

    Program length: 30 weeks

    Intakes: Fall

    Learn and practice the knowledge and abilities required to perform preventative maintenance, diagnose problems and repair vehicle systems.

    Learn more
  • Foundation

    Program length: 24 weeks

    Intakes: Fall, Winter & Summer

    Learn how to use materials, follow plans and make good decisions when installing and fixing equipment as an electrician on construction, industrial and residential sites.

    Learn more
  • Foundation

    Program length: 40 weeks

    Intakes: Fall

    Learn and practice the skills needed to weld ferrous and non-ferrous metals in all positions on both plate and/or pipe, using various welding processes.

    Learn more
  • Certificate

    Program length: 26 weeks

    Intakes: Winter

    Train to work in the spa industry and learn the operations of a salon. Hands-on training includes skin care, facials, hair removal, make-up design, face and body treatments and massage.

    Learn more
  • Foundation

    Program length: 10 months

    Intakes: Winter

    Learn from masters of the trade as you gain both your Foundations Level 1 and Level 2 industry training in this 10-month program where you and your fellow classmates will build a house.

    Learn more
  • Foundation

    Program length: 40 weeks

    Intakes: Fall

    Gain the skills needed to become a hairstylist with this hands-on program which combines theory and practice in a salon setting.

    Learn more
  • Foundation

    Program length: 24 weeks

    Intakes: Fall & Winter

    Learn and practice the skills needed to work as a carpenter in residential, commercial, light industrial or heavy construction fields in the areas of new construction, renovations and maintenance.

    Learn more
  • Foundation

    Program length: 24 weeks

    Intakes: Winter

    Learn and practice the skills needed to install, repair, overhaul and maintain machinery and heavy mechanical equipment.

    Learn more
  • Foundation

    Program length: 36 weeks

    Intakes: Fall & Winter

    Learn and practice the skills needed to work with heavy-duty equipment repairs and maintenance needs.

    Learn more
  • Foundation

    Program length: 21 weeks

    Intakes: Winter

    Learn and practice the skills needed in ordering, warehousing and keeping inventory control over parts and accessories for industries like the automotive, commercial transport, heavy duty, marine and warehousing sectors.

    Learn more
  • Foundation

    Program length: 28 weeks

    Intakes: Fall

    Learn and practice the skills needed to weld ferrous and non-ferrous metals in all positions on both plate and/or pipe, using various welding processes.

    Learn more
  • Foundation

    Program length: 28 weeks

    Intakes: Fall

    Learn and practice the skills needed to weld ferrous and non-ferrous metals in all positions on both plate and/or pipe, using various welding processes.

    Learn more
  • Apprenticeship

    Program length: 6-7 weeks

    Intakes: Spring

    Learn and practice the knowledge and abilities required to perform preventative maintenance, diagnose problems and repair vehicle systems.

    Learn more
  • Apprenticeship

    Program length: 10 weeks

    Intakes: Fall, Winter, Spring & Summer

    Learn how to use materials, follow plans and make good decisions when installing and fixing equipment as an electrician on construction, industrial and residential sites.

    Learn more
  • Apprenticeship

    Program length: 10 months

    Intakes: Winter

    Learn from masters of the trade as you gain both your Foundations Level 1 and Level 2 industry training in this 10-month program where you and your fellow classmates will build a house.

    Learn more
  • Apprenticeship

    Program length: 7 weeks

    Intakes: Fall & Winter

    Learn and practice the skills needed to work as a carpenter in residential, commercial, light industrial or heavy construction fields in the areas of new construction, renovations and maintenance.

    Learn more
  • Apprenticeship

    Program length: 36 weeks

    Intakes: Winter

    Learn and practice the skills needed to work with heavy-duty equipment repairs and maintenance needs.

    Learn more
  • Apprenticeship

    Program length: 7 weeks

    Intakes: Summer

    Learn and practice the skills needed to install, repair, overhaul and maintain machinery and heavy mechanical equipment.

    Learn more
  • Apprenticeship

    Program length: 28 weeks

    Intakes: Summer & Winter

    Learn and work in a supervised commercial kitchen as you practice the skills needed to perform basic cooking and food preparation.

    Learn more
  • Apprenticeship

    Program length: 6 weeks

    Intakes: Winter

    Enhance skills and learn to plan and cost menus and recipes while developing the skills needed to become a leader in the kitchen.

    Learn more
  • Statement of Completion

    Program length: 21 weeks

    Intakes: On demand

    Learn safe work practices, trades terminology, basic hand skills, safe use of tools and equipment and a general working knowledge of the trades.

    Learn more
  • Certificate

    Program length: 1-3 weeks

    Intakes: On demand

    Learn safe work practices, trades terminology, basic hand skills, safe use of tools and equipment, a general working knowledge of the trades.

    Learn more
  • Dual Credit

    Program length: Varies

    Intakes: See Foundation programs for intakes

    Receive dual credits towards a high school diploma and at least one level of technical training.

    Learn more
  • training facilities

    Trades training facility

    Visit our new and improved trades training facility at the Terrace campus.

    Improvements to the House of Cedar building include structural upgrades, training enhancements and a two-story commons area with added study space and technological improvements.

    Learn more

  • trades

    ITA & Red Seal Trades

    The Industry Training Authority (ITA) leads and coordinates British Columbia’s skilled trades system.

    Build your future with our Read Seal designated Foundation and Apprenticeship Trades programs, designed to maximize your practical skills. 

    ITA logoRed Seal

  • video-thumbs

    Elevate your experience

    At Coast Mountain College your classroom is connected to place - to rich cultures, rugged landscapes and breathtaking vistas.  Here, lifestyle and learning go hand in hand.