During the school year, Parent Information Zoom Sessions are offered (evenings) to provide overviews of our programs, including Youth Train in Trades, Youth Work in Trades and other experiential learning opportunities.  We pay the college tuition for the first level of pre-apprenticeship technical training (the "real deal").  On average, it's a savings of $2500-$4000 to families.  Check our home page, Twitter, Instagram pages and your school's website for any upcoming information sessions. 

Below are resources to assist parents in supporting their son/daughter's transition from high school to post-secondary school or work.  If you have any questions or need further support, please contact the Career Programs Office (604-668-6000 ext 3766).

Youth Train in Trades Parent video




High Five Messages

Developed by several Canadian career educators, this "High Five" career development model is recognized around the world.


BC’s Skills for Jobs Blueprint

A document to support a seamless transition from high school to post-secondary education to the work force.


Career Centre News - SD38

Get info on post-sec education and career opportunities, plus scholarship and international experience news.


Career Development Resource for Parents

A resource supported by the Canada Career Information Partnership to help parents explore the role of career coach and ally.


Career Resources for Parents

Contains several websites and resources for parents to support your child's career development at any age.


Careers In Trades

Discover the facts about a career in the skilled trades and how an apprenticeship can help you earn while you learn.


Discover Skills BC - Parent Resources

Wondering if a career in trades or technologies is right for your son or daughter? Explore links and videos on this site to explore the options.


Grad Planner 2018-19 - BC Ministry of Ed.

Learn about educational requirements and choices available and choose the path that best fits for the graduation years.


Inspirational Quotes

You may want to share some of these quotes to inspire your child as they explore their own goals for the future.


Parents Guide to Funding Higher Education

85% of Canadian students will graduate from higher education with an average of $27,000 of debt.  This article offers some solutions to parents.


Understanding Youth and Gangs Resource for Parents

A BC resource to help parents recognize the signs of gang involvement and how to help get their kids back on a positive path.