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: 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Certificate

    Program length: 26 weeks

    Intakes: November

    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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Foundation

    Program length: 36 weeks

    Intakes: Fall & Winter

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

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  • Foundation

    Program length: 24 weeks

    Intakes: Winter

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

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Apprenticeship

    Program length: 36 weeks

    Intakes: Winter

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

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  • Apprenticeship

    Program length: 7 weeks

    Intakes: Summer

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

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Apprenticeship

    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.

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  • Statement of Completion

    Program length: 10 weeks

    Intakes: On demand

    It is never too late to enter a new career and acquire in-demand skills. Skilled trade jobs are highly respected, well paid and provide long-term work security.

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  • Statement of Completion

    Program length: 5 days

    Intakes: July 2019

    Learn to weld, learn a new skill and keep what you make in this FREE welding camp, a five day program for students ages 12-15 years old.

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  • Statement of Completion

    Program length: 10 weeks

    Intakes: Winter & On demand

    Women belong in the trades. Skilled tradeswoman are in high demand as 900,000 job openings are expected by 2027. Register now for our next intake.

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  • Statement of Completion

    Program length: Varies

    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.

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  • 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.

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  • Train in Trades

    At Coast Mountain College we know skilled trades. Our instructors are experts who are connected to local industry and for decades we have been preparing workers for success.

    Space still available for Foundation and Red Seal training in Fall 2019. Train in our state-of-the-art facilities to master your trade. 

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  • Train and work in your local communities.

    Dylan Gordon is grateful to have the opportunity to study and work in his hometown of Terrace where he is close to his family and available employment. He just finished Foundation training for his Red Seal in Electrical and is now working for a local company before he returns to campus to continue his studies.

  • Hairdressing training at CMTN.

    Gillian graduated from our Hairdressing program and is now working as a hairstylist in a busy salon in downtown Smithers. With all the basic training she received at CMTN she now works in her home community.

  • Welding Spotlight

    Thanks to our Coastal Pathways partnership with Prince Rupert School District and Ridley Terminals, we continue to offer quality trades training in the city of Prince Rupert.

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    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.

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    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. 

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