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School of Trades & Skills

Revolutionize your future at the School of Trades & Skills – the ultimate launchpad for the next generation of skilled trades workers. Collaborating closely with industry leaders, we ensure that you receive cutting-edge education and hands-on training using state-of-the-art equipment.

Discover the art, science, and business of brewing at our state-of-the-art 2,300 square foot facility. Step into the in-demand meat processing industry at the renowned National Meat Training Centre. 

Learn from experienced instructors who are industry experts, certified Journeypersons and will guide you through hands-on training, combining education with real industry experience. 

With practical training, knowledgeable instructors, and rewarding career prospects, you're on your way to success. Let's make it happen together.

Dean: Dennis Beaudoin
Associate Dean: Paul Blankestijn

Fields of Study


Craft Beverage and Brewery Operations Diploma


Hospitality and Tourism


Trades, Apprenticeships & Pre-Employment


Transitional Employment Program


Farrier Science

School of Trades & Skills


Ric Acheson headshot

Ric Acheson


Brenda Bauer headshot

Brenda Bauer

Hospitality & Tourism Management Instructor

Dennis Beaudoin headshot

Dennis Beaudoin


Dean of School of Trades and Skills

Sean Bieri headshot

Sean Bieri

Assistant Brewer

Paul Blankestijn headshot

Paul Blankestijn

RSE Journeyperson

Associate Dean, School of Trades and Skills

Jason Finnigan headshot

Jason Finnigan


Associate Dean

Doug Johnson headshot

Doug Johnson

RSE Welder, RSE Steamfitter/Pipefitter


Tony Jordan headshot

Tony Jordan



Madeline Kwan headshot

Madeline Kwan

Farrier Science Instructor

James Palidwar headshot

James Palidwar



Aaron Perry headshot

Aaron Perry

Farrier Science Instructor

Mike Schell headshot

Mike Schell

Journeyman AET/HET Red Seal

Lyle Statham headshot

Lyle Statham

Ag Production Dip, Ag Mech Dip, Ag Equip Tech Jmn