Youth Explore Trades Sampler (YETS)

Program Description

Youth Explore Trades Sampler (YETS) is intended to introduce students in grade 10 with the opportunity to sample 5 trades prior to engaging in the commitment required to complete a classic dual credit or apprenticeship educational pathway. YETS allows students to make an informed choice regarding a choice of study which may interest them. It is intended to help students gain a clearer understanding of the standards, material, instructional methods and academic performance associated with apprenticeship training. This course provides a well-aligned entry point into additional tuition-free Dual Credit Youth Train in Trades programs delivered by Coast Mountain College.

The trades offered during the program are:

  • Carpentry
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Mechanical (Automotive, Small Engine and Heavy Duty)
  • Welding

Sample Grade 10 schedule

Trimester 1

  • English 10A
  • Socials 10A
  • Science 10A
  • Math 10A
  • Physical Education 10A

Trimester 2

  • English 10B
  • Socials 10B
  • Science 10B
  • Math 10B
  • Physical Education 10B

Trimester 3

  • Youth Explore Trades Sampler

If you have any questions about the program, please contact your school’s Career Education Teacher


Susan Enns

Careers office Room 311

250 624 5031 –