Electricians, carpenters, auto mechanics, heavy equipment technicians, bricklayers, plumbers, machinists--tradespeople are involved in just about every aspect of modern life. And the demand for skilled labour just keeps growing.
The construction industry is much more than houses. Think commercial office buildings, retail centres, schools and health centres. It is an industry with a lot of employment opportunity. SIAST offers programs in the main construction industry trades:
- Carpentry Applied Certificate
- Plumbing and Pipefitter
- Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
- Sheet Metal Worker
Every manufacturing industry relies on tradespeople with specific skills to keep their operations running. From steel mills to welding shops, the job opportunities are endless. Check out SIAST programs in:
As machinery and vehicles become more technically complex, the demand for tradespeople with the knowledge and skills to repair and service them increases. SIAST programs provide training key areas:
- Agricultural Machinery Technician
- Auto Body Technician
- Automotive Service Technician
- Heavy Equipment and Truck and Transport
- Power Sports Equipment Technician
- Parts Management Technician
For a complete A to Z listing of SIAST programs Click here. Whatever you choose, be prepared to challenge yourself, because today's trades are evolving at a rapid pace. To succeed, you need a wider variety of skills than ever before. But your hard work will pay off in a career with great mobility and excellent earning potential.
Take the next step. Create your own personal profile or check out space in the programs you want at myChoice. Go to a CSI event for a chance to talk to SIAST students, explore on-campus programs and services, and get the low down on employment opportunities. Apply to the program of your choice, and be sure to check out the Scholarships, Bursaries & Awards and PLAR (credit for experience and prior learning) pages.
Admission requirements to Industrial/Trades programs vary.