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Summer Opportunities

Campus EPSB helps students earn high school credits and industry credentials, get ahead of their studies or prepare for post-secondary. It’s a great way to explore opportunities and get hands-on experience.

Students should speak with their families, teachers or school counsellors about their Campus EPSB options and decide what is right for them.

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

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Introduction to Boilermaker Summer Opportunity Lodge 146 Union Training Centre
Introduction to Carpentry Summer Opportunity Alberta Carpenters Training Centre
Introduction to Electrician Summer Opportunity Electrical Industry Training Centres of Alberta
Introduction to Industrial Millwright Summer Opportunity Local 1460 Alberta Millwrights
Introduction to Insulator Heat and Frost Summer Opportunity Local 110 Union Training Centre
Introduction to Ironworker Summer Opportunity Ironworkers Local 720
Introduction to Pipe Trades Summer Opportunity Alberta Pipe Trades College
Introduction to the Finishing Trades Summer Opportunity International Union Of Painters & Allied Trades Local 177

 

INTRODUCTION TO BOILERMAKER SUMMER OPPORTUNITY

Work Experience credits
Offered in collaboration with The Educational Partnership Foundation
Lodge 146 Union Training Centre

Open to students 17 years of age or older, this Campus EPSB summer opportunity is a two-week exploratory pre-employment course to learn about the boilermaker trade from experienced instructors at the Lodge 146 Union Training Centre. Instruction will be delivered through a blend of theory and hands-on learning activities. Students who complete this opportunity may be able to transition into an apprenticeship and begin working in the trade.

Watch this ALIS video about the boilermaking trade and this Building Trades of Alberta video about the welding trade

Apprenticeships available: Boilermaker or Welder

Interested in this course? Complete the 2024 Expression of Interest form

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INTRODUCTION TO CARPENTRY SUMMER OPPORTUNITY

Work Experience credits
Offered in collaboration with The Educational Partnership Foundation
Alberta Carpenters Training Centre

Open to students 16 years of age or older, this Campus EPSB summer opportunity is a four-week exploratory pre-employment course to learn about carpentry trades from experienced instructors at the Alberta Carpenters Training Centre. Instruction will be delivered through a blend of theory and hands-on learning activities. Students who complete this opportunity may be able to transition into an apprenticeship and begin working in the trade.

Watch this Building Trades of Alberta video about the carpentry trade

Apprenticeships available: Carpenter or Scaffolder

Interested in this course? Complete the 2024 Expression of Interest form.

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INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRICIAN SUMMER OPPORTUNITY

Work Experience credits
Offered in collaboration with The Educational Partnership Foundation
Electrical Industry Training Centres of Alberta

Open to students 16 years of age or older, this Campus EPSB summer opportunity is a four-week exploratory pre-employment course to learn about the electrical trade from experienced instructors at the Electrical Industry Training Centres of Alberta. Instruction will be delivered through a blend of theory and hands-on learning activities. Students who complete this opportunity may be able to transition into an apprenticeship and begin working in the trade.

Watch this Building Trades of Alberta video about the electrical trade.

Apprenticeships available: Electrician

Interested in this course? Complete the 2024 Expression of Interest form.

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INTRODUCTION TO INDUSTRIAL MILLWRIGHT SUMMER OPPORTUNITY

Work Experience credits
Offered in collaboration with The Educational Partnership Foundation
Local 1460 Alberta Millwrights

Open to students 16 years of age or older, this Campus EPSB summer opportunity is a four-week exploratory pre-employment course to learn about the industrial millwright trade from experienced instructors at the Local 1460 Union Training Centre. Instruction will be delivered through a blend of theory and hands-on learning activities. Students who complete this opportunity may be able to transition into an apprenticeship and begin working in the trade.

Watch this Building Trades of Alberta video about the industrial millwright trade

Apprenticeships available: Industrial Millwright

Interested in this course? Complete the 2024 Expression of Interest form.

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INTRODUCTION TO INSULATOR HEAT AND FROST SUMMER OPPORTUNITY

Work Experience credits
Offered in collaboration with The Educational Partnership Foundation
Local 110 Union Training Centre

Open to students 16 years of age or older, this Campus EPSB summer opportunity is a four-week exploratory pre-employment course to learn about the heat and frost insulators trade from experienced instructors at the Local 110 Union Training Centre. Instruction will be delivered through a blend of theory and hands-on learning activities. Students who complete this opportunity may be able to transition into an apprenticeship and begin working in the trade.

Watch this Building Trades of Alberta video about the insulator heat and frost trade.

Apprenticeships available: Insulator Heat and Frost

Interested in this course? Complete the 2024 Expression of Interest form.

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INTRODUCTION TO IRONWORKER SUMMER OPPORTUNITY

Work Experience credits
Offered in collaboration with The Educational Partnership Foundation
Ironworkers Local 720

Open to students 16 years of age or older, this Campus EPSB summer opportunity is a four-week exploratory pre-employment course to learn about the ironworker trade from experienced instructors at the Local 720 Union Training Centre. Instruction will be delivered through a blend of theory and hands-on learning activities. Students who complete this opportunity may be able to transition into an apprenticeship and begin working in the trade.

Watch this Building Trades of Alberta video about the ironworker trade

Apprenticeships available: Ironworker

Interested in this course? Complete the 2024 Expression of Interest form.

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INTRODUCTION TO PIPE TRADES SUMMER OPPORTUNITY

Work Experience credits
Offered in collaboration with The Educational Partnership Foundation
Alberta Pipe Trades College

Open to students 16 years of age or older, this Campus EPSB summer opportunity is a four-week exploratory pre-employment course to learn about the pipe trades from experienced instructors at the Alberta Pipe Trades College. Instruction will be delivered through a blend of theory and hands-on learning activities. Students who complete this opportunity may be able to transition into an apprenticeship and begin working in the trade.

Watch these Building Trades of Alberta videos about the plumbing, steamfitting/pipefitting and welding trades. 

Apprenticeships available: Gasfitter, Sprinkler Systems Installer, Steamfitter/Pipefitter, Plumber or Welder

Interested in this course? Complete the 2024 Expression of Interest form.

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INTRODUCTION TO THE FINISHING TRADES SUMMER OPPORTUNITY

Work Experience credits
Offered in collaboration with The Educational Partnership Foundation
International Union Of Painters & Allied Trades Local 177

Open to students 16 years of age or older, this Campus EPSB summer opportunity is a four-week exploratory pre-employment course to learn about the finishing trades from experienced instructors at the International Union Of Painters & Allied Trades Local 177 Training Centre. Instruction will be delivered through a blend of theory and hands-on learning activities. Students who complete this opportunity may be able to transition into an apprenticeship and begin working in the trade.

Watch these Building Trades of Alberta videos about the painter and allied trades, and glazier trade.

Apprenticeships available: Painter and Decorator

Interested in this course? Complete the 2024 Expression of Interest form.

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