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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.
Program length: 30 weeks
Learn and practice the knowledge and abilities required to perform preventative maintenance, diagnose problems and repair vehicle systems.
Program length: 24 weeks
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.
Intakes: Fall & Winter
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.
Program length: 26 weeks
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.
Program length: 43 weeks
Gain the skills needed to become a hairstylist with this hands-on program which combines theory and practice in a salon setting.
Program length: 36 weeks
Learn and practice the skills needed to work with heavy-duty equipment repairs and maintenance needs.
Learn and practice the skills needed to install, repair, overhaul and maintain machinery and heavy mechanical equipment.
Program length: 16 weeks
Intakes: To be confirmed
Gain formal training in the nail industry as well as knowledge around the operation of a nail salon business with CMTN's Nail Technician Certificate.
Program length: 28 weeks
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.
Program length: 2 years
Transform your culinary career with CMTN’s West Coast Culinary Diploma. This experiential program will prepare you for a career as a Chef with an understanding of local food source harvesting and processing.
Program length: 6-7 weeks
Program length: 7 weeks
Program length: 4 weeks
A Construction Craft Worker (Labourer) works mostly on construction sites in residential, institutional, commercial, and industrial settings, including pipelines, utilities, hydroelectric dams, roadways and more.
Program length: 10 weeks
Program length: Varies
Learn the skills needed in ordering, warehousing and keeping inventory control over parts and accessories with CMTN's apprenticeship program.
Intakes: Winter & Fall
Learn and work in a supervised commercial kitchen as you practice the skills needed to perform basic cooking and food preparation.
Program length: 14 weeks
Perform a variety of cooking and food preparation tasks using multiple cooking methods with level 2 of CMTN's Culinary Arts program.
Program length: 6 weeks
Enhance skills and learn to plan and cost menus and recipes while developing the skills needed to become a leader in the kitchen.
Statement of Completion
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.
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.
Program length: 18 weeks
Prepare for entry into trades training by learning essential skills with our People Obtaining Workplace Employment Requirements (POWER) certificate.
Learn safe work practices, trades terminology, basic hand skills, safe use of tools and equipment, a general working knowledge of the trades.
Intakes: See Foundation programs for intakes
Receive dual credits towards a high school diploma and at least one level of technical training.
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. Train in our state-of-the-art facilities to master your trade.
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.
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.
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.
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.