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The Vancouver School Board partners with BCIT to offer the SkilledTradesBC Youth TRAIN in Trades Electrical program.

Program Details

This program is taught at BCIT (Burnaby campus) and is 24 weeks in length. 

The School District covers the cost of tuition. However, students will be responsible for purchasing their own program learning resources and equipment. 

Please note that students must be in grades 10 or 11 to apply for Youth Train in Trades programs. Grade 12 students may apply for Youth Train in Trades only if they can complete their program before they finish grade 12. 

For more details on program dates, students should contact their counsellors or email

Course Contents  

Students will be introduced to the theory and practical skills necessary to enter the electrical trade sector. 


Learn more

Discover more about this trade on the SkilledTradesBC website.

Contact for further details

Mark Reid

Student Success Story

At just 18 and a few months after her high school graduation,
Riley became a first year electrical apprentice. Read more


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