I STEP- (Youth Explore Trades)

ISTEP – Interdisciplinary Skills Trades Exploration Program (Technology & Trades Exploration)

This program is a unique opportunity for Grade 10 students to explore technology and the trades, learn skills, and build specialist knowledge for in-demand careers of today and the future.

Students combine academic studies and skills explorations to fulfill graduation requirements.  Areas of study include: Mechanics, Robotics, Electronics, Electrical, Carpentry,Welding, Plumbing, Metal Fabrication, and 3D printing applications.
For more information contact Ms. Tracey Wispinski (Room 313). 

Combine academic studies and trades exploration elective courses leading to secondary school graduation.


  • Learn about careers of tomorrow
  • Develop job-ready and problem-solving skills
  • Work with other students in a collaborative team environment
  • Work with specialized teachers on practical projects
  • Gain hands-on experience using machinery and hand tools
  • Consider and or prepare for transitions to Burnaby Schools Industry Training Programs

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