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Heavy Mechanical Foundation Certificate


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Intake
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

  • Training Type
    Foundation (Pre-Apprenticeship)
  • Location
    Kamloops, Williams Lake
  • Campuses
    Kamloops

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    Williams Lake

    Resources

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    Williams Lake BC - Official Website
  • Length
    36 Weeks
  • Tuition Estimate
    $4546 Total
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $1300 Total
  • Credential Granted
    • Certificate
    • Trades Foundation Program

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Application Deadline Advice

Qualified applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Early application is strongly recommended.

Application Fee: $28.68

Academic

1. One of:

  • high school graduation
  • Adult Dogwood Certificate
  • mature student status (be at least 19 years old and out of school for at least two years)
2. Placement on the Entry Assessment Test (Accuplacer) of 55 Reading Comprehension, 55 Arithmetic, and 30 Elementary Algebra

Non-Academic

  • supply your own approved safety glasses, work boots, gloves, and hard hat
  • Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status

Admission Advice

1. To arrange for the entry assessment tests contact the TRU Assessment Centre at assess@tru.ca or 250.828.5470.

English Language Requirements

Summary

For students whose first language is not English and wish to enter academic programs without attending ESL courses, you must provide one of the following (minimum scores):

  • A TOEFL score of 88 (internet based) with no section below 20 or 570 (paper based) with a 4.5 on the test of written English
  • An IELTS score of 6.5 with no bands below a 6
  • A Language Proficiency Index score of Level 6
  • A MELAB score of 81
  • A CanTEST score of 4.5 with no component below a 4
  • A CAEL score of 70 with no subset below 60

Verify with the institution directly

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

English Language Skills - You must have adequate English language skills to participate in your intended program of study.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program. To qualify for admission to the Bachelor of Business/Arts/Science degree program you will need to have completed BC Grade 12 (or equivalent).

 

Out-of-Province

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program. To qualify for admission to the Bachelor of Business/Arts/Science degree program you will need to have completed BC Grade 12 (or equivalent).

 

BC Transfer Student

For details on Transfer Credit check here.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

For details on Transfer Credit check here.

Mature Student

If you do not meet the admission requirements for your intended program it's possible to gain entry through mature student status. To be classified as a mature student you must be at least 19 years old and have been out of school for at least two years. In such cases the grade level requirement (eg -Grade 10, Grade 12) will be waived however individual course prerequisites must still be met (eg-English 10, English 12).

Special Note: It's possible to make up course prerequisites for your intended program through TRU.

 

International Student

For details on International Student Admission check here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

TRU may establish categories for Special Admission where it is judged that previous training and/or work experience is adequate to provide a potential for success in the program. Contact a TRU advisor for more details.

How to Apply

For details on How to Apply check here.

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