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The Career Technical Center

Every student will graduate with attributes, credentials, and experiences to connect their career life plan with their individual talents and passions in pursuit of a balanced, meaningful and fulfilling life.


The Career Technical Center (CTC) offers a unique educational opportunity for students grades 4-12.  Here is a list of some our programs:

  • Grades 4-7:  Elementary Skills Exploration (Trades Trailer), “Skills Canada”
  • Grades 8-12:  Classroom or Assembly Career Pathways Presentations
  • Grade10-12:  Trade Skills (John Barsby site), Trade Sampler (formerly Discovery Trades) (VIU), Work Experience, Youth WORK (formerly SSA)
  • Grade 12:  Trade Skills (John Barsby Site), Trade Sampler (formerly Discovery Trades) (VIU), Work Experience, Youth WORK (formerly SSA), Youth TRAIN(formerly Trade and Applied Skills), Dual Credit Enrichment


The Career Technical Centre offers many programs to help youth transistion from secondary school to post-secondary training p...

Pathway Programs

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools offers a variety of district career programs for grades 7-12. The main goal with these caree...