Workforce Trade Certification

Queen Elizabeth Continuing Education is pleased to offer the Workforce Trade Certification Program. This program will run on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30 – 9:30pm. The start date is September 12, 2019 and the program concludes on December 19, 2019.
Program Description
If you have any questions, please feel free to call Queen Elizabeth Continuing Education at 604-581-1413 or visit us at and click on “Adult Education”.

Skills Explorations Courses

Two Youth Explore Trades Skills (Skills Explorations) courses are available to students through Summer Learning. The popular Construction Youth Explore Trades Skills course is offered again this year and will be based at Princess Margaret Secondary.
In addition, a new Culinary Youth Explore Trades Skills course will run this summer. This course is designed to introduce students to three apprenticeable trades in the hospitality industry: Cook, Baker, and Meatcutter in a fully operational commercial kitchen environment.
The Culinary, Baking, and Meatcutting summer course is scheduled for July 2 – 26, 2019 at Enver Creek Secondary.
Benefits to students:
 Earn 4 credits
 Learn new Skills
 Save money. There is no charge!
 Sample and enjoy a variety of food
 Participate in two field trips
 Meet industry professionals
Visit Summer Learning to register for courses.

RCMP Youth Academy

Application Due Date – Thursday, December 6th, 2018, no later than 12PM to Mr. Fisher in the Career office. The cost of the Academy for this year is $800. Students do not submit any payment at this time. Instructions for collecting payment will follow in February.

Fitness Testing – Tuesday, December 11th, 2018, at 4PM at North Surrey Secondary. (Please have students arrive early – 3:30PM – and meet in the cafeteria HUB. Testing will begin promptly at 4PM. Dress appropriately as the run will take place outside on the track).

Interviews – Tentatively scheduled for Monday, January 14th to Friday, January 18th, 2019, at the Newton RCMP Detachment. (Students will be notified of their interview time only AFTER successfully completing the Physical Fitness Test).

Notification – All students will be notified of their acceptance, alternate, or decline status no later than January 31st, 2019.

Academy – Monday, April 15th to Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019, at the Stillwood Camp and Conference Centre. (44005 Watt Rd. Cultus Lake, Chilliwack, V2R 4X9).

2019 RCMP YA Application


Career Education Programs


See Mr. Fisher for a application package today!

Career education programs provide secondary school students (Grades 11 and 12) with the knowledge, skills, attitudes and experience to further their education and employment opportunities.

Many of the district’s career programs are in partnership with British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), Emily Carr University of Art + Design (ECUAD), Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU), Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT) and Vancouver Community College (VCC) along with private training institutions.

The partnership program provides students with opportunities to receive industry certification or post-secondary course credits in addition to meeting the requirements for high school graduation.

Programs include:

  • Automotive collision repair technician
  • Automotive refinishing prep technician
  • Automotive service technician
  • Baking and pastry arts
  • Canadian Flight Centre program
  • Carpentry
  • Culinary arts
  • Drafting/CADD
  • Electrical
  • Emily Carr Headstart in Art Program
  • Hairdressing
  • Horticulture
  • Law Enforcement Preparatory Program
  • Masonry
  • Metal fabrication
  • Millwright/industrial mechanical
  • Painting/decorating
  • Plumbing
  • Welding

Career programs also include Secondary School Apprenticeship, Co-op Education, career oriented programs and work experience placements.

Visit the Career Education department website.

Low Voltage and Data Networking Technician Program

Voltage and Data Networking Technician Program – September 2017 Intake

Ron Enns of KPU has asked us to share the attached Information about KPU’s Low Voltage and Data Networking Technician Program. For additional information, please contact;  Mr. Fisher or  Mr. Enns

Ronald Enns

Manager, Business Development, CPS

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Tel: 604.598.6039


Low Voltage course info Sept 2017



Skills Exploration Summer Course

The Surrey School District is offering Skills Exploration 10 to students (preferably grades 9&10) this summer. Please see course description below. At this point, the plan is to run the course at Frank Hurt.  Students to register online at

July 5 – 28, 2017

8:30 am – 2:30 pm

Frank Hurt Secondary

13940 – 77 Avenue

Surrey, BC

Skills Exploration 10 will give students entering grade 10 the opportunity to experience a hands-on introduction to the construction trades of carpentry, electrical, plumbing and welding. Students will learn essential skills such as how to measure, cut, wire, build and weld; skills and attitudes needed for success in school and the workplace; benefits of Apprenticeship and Surrey District Partnership Programs, and career-related opportunities.

As this is a full-day program and very labour intensive, students must be able to work independently on a job-site environment with minimum one-on-one instruction.