Our Vision and Structure
Our Vision is to offer the finest trades training possible, to support national standards and ensure a strong electrical Industry.
The College of the BC Building Trades is an association of B.C.’s union training providers. Our 13 trade-specific schools stand alone in offering wrap-around supports and the best quality training available. We are B.C.’s most comprehensive college specializing in the Building Trades.
The Construction Foundation is British Columbia’s trades and technology education charitable organization. Our network reaches across the province to engage thousands of young people as they explore and plan for their future. Our delivery model enables us to bring industry to the classroom to introduce young people to the various trades and technology careers that are available after graduation
Aboriginal Community Career Employment Services Society is designed to stimulate and support innovative labour market initiatives.
The Squamish Nation is comprised of descendants of the Coast Salish Aboriginal peoples who lived in the present day Greater Vancouver area; Gibson’s landing and Squamish River watershed.
The BC Centre for Women in the Trades is working to eliminate the barriers faced by women in the trades by building a network committed to creating a culture of equality and equal opportunity. It is based at the IBEW 213 office, next door to the EJTC.
The BC Institute of Technology provides the in-class technical training for many EJTC apprentices. Because of our long relationship with BCIT, there are no wait times for EJTC trainees.
The Industry Training Authority sets the standards for BC skilled trades, issues certificates to apprentice graduates, and helps to fund programs like the EJTC’s Entry Level Trades Training program.
The Electrical Training Alliance, the largest electrical training organization in the world, is NETCO’s counterpart in the United States.
NETCO is an organization representing the EJTC and other IBEW-affiliated training schools at a national level in Canada.
E2Inc is a training affiliate of the EJTC, bringing the expertise of the EJTC to customers in many B.C. industries
Mentorship Matters is a joint venture between the EJTC and SkillPlan, providing mentorship training services to EJTC apprentices and to organizations across North America.
SkillPlan is a nationally recognized leader in workforce development. SkillPlan works with the EJTC to develop and deliver training courses.
CAF-FCA’s National Supporting Women in Trades in the task force struck a sub-committee devoted to the needs and priorities of tradeswomen. Which means more awareness about apprenticeships, fair hiring practices. Affordable day care, quality training, mentorship, workforce inclusion, safe and accessible washrooms.
CAF-FCA’s National Supporting Women in Trades in the task force struck a sub-committee devoted to the needs and priorities of tradeswomen. Which means more awareness about apprenticeships, fair hiring practices. Affordable day care, quality training, mentorship, workforce inclusion, safe and accessible washrooms