Minister of Advanced Education Announces $700,000 for Trades Training

Honourable Andrew Wilkinson, Minister of Advanced Education, has announced there will be $700,000 in funding available for trades training at Vancouver Community College. Automotive service will benefit from the funding as well as heavy duty mechanical, hospitality, and culinary arts. This is in addition to the $2 million already provided to VCC under the BC Jobs blueprint.

Government recognizes the need to invest in trades training and to assist colleges in keeping pace with the innovative and technological changes witnessed in today’s vehicle manufacture and repair.