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UFV hosts Skills Canada Competition and Trades Open House

The University of the Fraser Valley’s Trades and Technology Centre will be abuzz when approximately 60 high school students compete in the annual Skills Canada Regional Skills Competition on March 5. A UFV tradition for about a decade, this week’s event will see Grade 11 and 12 students competing for the opportunity to qualify for […]

Hergott’s welding sparks silver medal

UFV-trained Johnathon Hergott torched past the competition, winning a silver medal at the Skills Canada national competition recently at BC Place. The competition featured more than 40 different assigned projects in major skilled trade and technology categories. Hergott, a Sardis Secondary student, earned his stripes in the School District #33 welding program under instructor Grant […]

UFV student wins silver medal at national competition

A UFV student has proved himself as one of the country’s top electrical apprentices in training. Gordon Kearns recently won the silver medal at the Skills Canada national competition in Edmonton. The 21-year-old Chilliwack resident, who grew up in Boston Bar, placed second in the category of post-secondary electrical installations. Competing against the top students […]