Continuing Studies

General Introduction to the Trades

Integrated training program for women and non-binary individuals

Women in Trades Medicine Hat College and the YMCA Employment Centre are offering a 16-week program for those interested in the trades industry. This full-time program includes math and science for the trades, employability skills and job placement in the manufacturing, construction and trades industries.

Program Dates: January 6 - April 2020, 2019
Apply early! Only 12 seats available

 Funding available to qualified applicants. For more information contact MHC at 403.529.3874 or by email at


If you meet the qualifications below, you MAY be eligible for this government funded program:

  • Unemployed, marginally employed or under-employed Albertan
  • Ready, willing and able to successfully complete the program and be available for  full-time employment in the manufacturing, construction and trades industry
  • 18 years or older
  • Be out of the regular school system for 12 consecutive months
  • Legally able to work in Canada and must have a valid Social Insurance Number
  • Must have a valid Class 5 Driver's License and reliable transportation