Sandwick STEP Program redesigned.....

The *new* STEP program consists of 3 levels, each 4 days in length. The program offers students a variety of hands on construction trades skills in areas such as; carpentry, electrical, concrete. As well, students will work towards many work force training certifications (WHMIS, Confined spaces, fall arrest, forklift, etc).

Who is STEP for?

 STEP is open to all Comox Valley students in grades 10—12 who are interested in pursuing a career in the construction trades industry.  STEP will give students some background skills in carpentry, electrical, and concrete before entering a trade, and will give them an idea of what a work day will look like.

 What will you come away with

Students will gain skills and/or certifications for the trades workforce in the following: 

  • Ladder/ Scaffolding
  • Supervisor and Management Training
  • Confined Spaces
  • Fall Arrest
  • Lockout
  • Forklift