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550 Poirier St, Coquitlam, BC, V3J 6A7| Phone: 604-939-9201| Contact Us
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
Learning for a Lifetime
​Youth WORK in Trades Program

​​​​j2.png​​​Joanna Horvath - Youth WORK in Trades teacher

Youth WORK in Trades isn't a traditional high school course. 

For each 120 hours that students work in an apprenticeable trade with
a certified tradesperson, they can:

  • gain high school credits (up to 16) that count towards graduation;
  • learn and apply specific skills while getting paid;
  • earn hours towards trade certification;
  • qualify for a $1000 award from the Ministry of Education.

Click here for the requirements to earn the $1000 award.

If you have a paid job in trades, please complete the WORK in Trades Survey.​

For more information on Youth WORK in Trades program, call/text Joanna Horvath
at 604 312-7739 or email at

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School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)

550 Poirier St, Coquitlam BC
V3J 6A7
604-939-9201 604-939-7828