Youth Train in Trades (ACE IT) Programs

Youth Train in Trades (ACE IT) programs provide students with an opportunity to receive their first year of trades technical training before they graduate and tuition-free!

Students can take a Level 1 or Foundation trades program at one of our partnering post-secondary institutions (Camosun or Vancouver Community College).

Youth Train in Trades (ACE IT) programs are also dual credit, meaning that the student receives credit for the program at the post-secondary institution and their high school. In addition, the tuition for any dual credit course or program is covered by the school district. The student, however, is still responsible for a registration fee, textbooks, and equipment costs.

Youth Train in Trades (ACE IT) Programs Available:

AutobodyCosmetologyHeavy DutyMetal Fab
AutomotiveCulinary HorticultureSheet Metal
Refrigeration and A/CPlumbing and Piping

To learn more about, Youth Train in Trades (ACE IT) programs, go to our SIP Program Guide.

If you are looking to apply to an ACE IT program, please speak with your school-based career coordinator, and begin filling out our Youth TRAIN in Trades Application Package 2017-18.

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