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NSCC Trades and Transportation Programs

NSCC Trades and Transportation Programs

NSCC Trades and Transportation Programs

Be in demand.

With half the skilled trades workforce soon to retire, there’s no better time to train for a career in building and manufacturing, marine or transportation.

Fall 2021 program openings

  • Cabinetmaking
    Learn how to identify and select wood products, read drawings, operate woodworking machines and practice the arts of cabinetry.
  • Carpentry Diploma
    Learn all aspects of carpentry, from construction safety and the use of hand tools, to building science, floor and wall framing and exterior finishing.
  • Electrical Construction and Industrial - Diploma
    Learn the principles in the design and safe operation of power systems and automated control systems.
  • Heritage Carpentry
    Refine your carpentry skills in the areas of renovation, restoration and preservation of historic buildings.
  • Machining
    Develop skills to produce one-of-a-kind and manufactured components using conventional hand-controlled methods and computerized machines.
  • Marine - Industrial Rigging
    Learn how to fabricate, install, repair and inspect marine and industrial rigging.
  • Motorcycle and Power Products Repair
    Get the skills you need for a career to maintain and repair motorcycles, ATVs and gas-powered products.
  • Plumbing
    Learn how to install and repair water distribution and sanitary drainage systems, as well as hot water heating systems.
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning - Geothermal
    Learn the science of refrigeration and a variety of skills to install and troubleshoot mechanical systems, electrical/electronic systems and refrigeration piping systems.
  • Sheet Metal Systems
    Develop skills in layout, fabrication and installation of sheet metal products and duct systems.
  • Steamfitting/Pipefitting
    Learn how to install, repair and maintain heating, cooling, process pipe and industrial piping systems.
  • Welding Inspection and Quality Control
    Learn to repair metal parts and structures, fabricate components and apply safe working practices using various welding and cutting equipment and techniques.

Our programs are designed to meet and exceed provincial and national occupational standards and may be accredited by federally-recognized agencies, such as Transport Canada.

What our grads say

Denika Coakley

The (Carpentry) program gave me a safe start and helped me build my confidence and knowledge. Once I had that, I was good to go.

Denika Coakley
Carpentry - Certificate graduate
Owner, DC Woodworks
Christine MacKenzie

My (Welding Inspection and Quality Control) diploma prepared me for all the levels – from 1 to 3 – so it's really just getting the time I need under my belt and writing the Canadian Welding Bureau tests, which I know I'm ready for.

Christine MacKenzie
Welding Inspection and Quality Control graduate
Certified Welding Inspector, CWB Group