Do you want to help meet Ontario’s demand for qualified electrical workers and welders by learning the skills needed to build or improve residential and commercial spaces, or fuse together materials in manufacturing? Have you always wanted to take your artistic flair for hairstyling to the next level, become a skilled craftsperson with a career in machining or rev up your career by working in the automotive sector?

Whether you want to…

  • gain the practical skills needed to play a key role in Ontario’s rapidly growing construction industry;
  • develop the electrical skills needed for workforce entry and/or a foundation for further study;
  • learn how to operate precision metal cutting and grinding machines or use a variety of advanced welding techniques;
  • qualify for entry into a hairstyling apprenticeship, operate your own automotive shop, or work as an automotive service technician,

…the Niagara College (NC) School of Trades, located at the Welland campus, prepares students for the workforce or future study in a wide variety of skilled trades.

Aligned with NC’s commitment to helping meet Ontario’s demand for well-trained, highly-skilled workers, the college’s trades programs are taught by expert faculty in spacious lab facilities with modern equipment, enabling students to gain hands-on, applied learning experiences. In addition, students can further their industry experience by connecting with industry leaders and gaining practical experience via co-op opportunities and apply for additional industry-recognized certifications post-graduation.