Monday, August 4, 2014

NWCC to receive funding for more LNG Trades Training options

The Province of British Columbia is about to provide Northwest Community College with funding totalling 485,000 dollars, as part of the province's ongoing commitment towards developing training for its planned entry into the LNG industry.

The money to be delivered to NWCC that will be directed towards 100 training spaces for trades training for the LNG industry as well as towards the many other industrial development projects planned in the region.

The Announcement was made last week in Terrace and provides funding that will open seats in three trades programs with seats available as early as September of 2014.

From the announcement comes word of 50 seats in the Electrical Foundation program, 32 seats in the
Electrical apprenticeship program and 18 seats in the heavy duty equipment mechanic foundation program.

Of the 485,000 dollars directed to NWCC, 387,000 dollars is for the 100 additional seats, while 98,000 dollars will be allocated towards operating and equipment funding to support the training programs.

You can review the announcement here.

For more details on the individual programs see the links below:

Electrical Foundation Training Program

Electrical Apprenticeship Program

Heavy Mechanical Foundation Program

For more of our items on developments at NWCC see our archive page.

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