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NWCC receives $100,000 from Seabridge Gold

Northwest Community College has received its third consecutive donation of $100,000.00 from Seabridge Gold Inc. . The donation will support the Intro to Trades 10 program delivered by NWCC in conjunction with school districts in Smithers, Hazelton and Terrace. This valuable program is aimed at encouraging youth to consider and pursue a career in trades to fill high-demand jobs.

The Intro to Trades 10 program immerses students in trades training at the College while maintaining their academic studies in English, Socials, and Planning.  Students receive hands-on experience in automotive/heavy duty mechanics, plumbing, welding, carpentry and electrical trades.  The program allows students to make  informed decisions regarding their career paths in the trades and allows a smooth transition into the Accelerated Credit Enrolment in Industry Training (ACE-IT) program or the Secondary School Apprenticeship (SSA) program.