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Trade Winds Programs

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Available in Edmonton

Our commercial & industrial trades programming covers everything you need to get started in the trades, from academic review to hands-on training.

Click below for current program schedules and more.

Available in Edmonton

The Residential Construction program exposes clients to nearly every aspect of residential construction under the direction of our experienced team of dedicated Journeyman Instructors.


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For Trade Winds Graduates

Graduates are provided with the resources needed to find and maintain trades employment.

Graduates should click below for assistance in finding employment, sprucing up their resume, or to discuss employment opportunities with Trade Winds.


About Trade Winds

Trade Winds to Success Training Society began in 2005 as a partnership between Union Training Trust Funds and the Indigenous community, with the goal of increasing the number of Indigenous people training and apprenticing in construction trades.

Since 2005, more than 2,300 Trade Winds clients have participated in pre-apprenticeship training in the Boilermaker, Carpenter, Construction Craft Worker, Electrician, Industrial Mechanic (Millwright), Ironworker, Plumber, Steamfitter-Pipefitter and Welder trades.

“Trade Winds supplies prepared workers with the
right attitude. They have the right attitude from day one.”

— Dave Rosewarn - Branch Manager - Calgary, Harris Rebar

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