If you want to practise your trade or profession in Canada as an entrepreneur, or if you are an employer interested in hiring a tradesperson or professional, you will need to understand what education, standards, licensing or other requirements exist in your field.
The Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician program provides you with the essential job skills related to the installation, maintenance, service and repair of residential, commercial and industrial Refrigeration and Air Conditioning systems. You will learn to keep homes and businesses comfortable. Your training is provided through specialized classroom lecture/ laboratory instruction, combined with Computer-Based Training (CBT) that prepares you for both entry-level positions and future career advancement.
If working as part of a construction team and constantly seeing progress sounds appealing, the Electrical program is for you. We offer a combination of theoretical knowledge and hands-on training that prepares you for both entry-level positions and future career advancement in the field of home construction and renovation. You learn your trade under actual shop conditions, where you can develop an understanding of the installation and operation of electrical systems and components.
If you like seeing projects through to completion and enjoy working with your hands, our Carpentry program is for you. Train for employment in the residential and commercial building construction trade armed with a complete understanding of building codes and standards, matched with safety and quality assurance processes. Small home builders and remodeling companies might require you to learn about all aspects of building a house – framing walls and partitions, putting in doors and windows, building stairs, installing cabinets and mouldings, and many other tasks.
If you like working with your hands and with precision tools, and have an eye for line, colour and proportion, then you could be a Bricklayer and fill the need for this skilled trade in the growing construction industry in New Brunswick! As a bricklayer, you get to see progress every day. To succeed, you need to be physically fit, enjoy working hard for the satisfaction of a completed project, and you should also like working outdoors, because that is where most projects begin.
Heavy industry types all have a millwright on speed dial. If you’re ready to answer the call, our Industrial Mechanic program is for you. We introduce you to metal processing, basic welding and cutting, sheet metal work, machine shop practices, maintenance and troubleshooting. You will progress from simple hand and machine processes to more exacting operations such as machining, fitting and reassembly.
If you possess the creativity of a sculptor and the desire to work in trades, our Sheet Metal Fabrication program is for you. It gives you the skills to layout, fabricate, assemble and erect sheet metal components using soldering, welding, riveting and bolting techniques. We provide you with the necessary skills and techniques to work in the sheet metal fabrication occupation, giving you instruction in the use of portable power tools, sheet metal working equipment and arc welding and cutting equipment. Learn to create, read and interpret blueprints and specifications.
If you like crafting things and making sure they work, our Machinist program is for you. Machinists set up and operate a variety of machine and hand tools to measure, cut, drill, form, shape, grind and finish metal, plastic or similar materials to make or repair parts or products with precise dimensions used in the manufacture and repair of mechanical devices, machines and equipment. This program trains you in the range of machinery and tooling available, and the methodology employed in their use.