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Thompson Rivers University is inviting women to check out trades

September 23, 2015 - 9:00 AM

KAMLOOPS - Thompson Rivers University is inviting women to open the door to a trades career.

A free information session for Women in Trades and Technology will be Tuesday, Sept. 29, from 3 until 6 p.m. in the TRU Trades and Technology Building, Room 230.

Heather Hamilton, Manager of Industry and Contract Training at TRU says women can learn all about getting started in trades and find out all they need to know about the challenges, job satisfaction and good pay offered in a skilled trades career.

Everyone is welcome to find about the programs TRU offers and what the in-demand trades are.

There will be info on program funding and supports (bursaries, grants, student loans), how to get in to the program (prerequisite requirements; Q&A with industry representatives; a tour of the TRU Trades & Technology building and the opportunity to speak with current and successful women in trades.

?For more information email Heather Hamilton: hhamilton@tru.ca.

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