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Trades Open House

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Event:
Trades Open House
Date:
March 6, 2019 4:00 pm
Updated:
February 5, 2019
Venue:
Trades and Technology Centre
Address:
5579 Tyson Rd, Chilliwack

From big machines, to 3d printing, to CNC routers, to robotics arms, the Trades and Technology Centre has a lot to show. Bring the family, tour the facilities, and learn about trades training in Chilliwack.

Use the form at https://events.ufv.ca/events/trades-open-house-fun-free-and-family-friendly-3/ to RSVP: you will be entered in a draw to win a $50 gift card from the UFV Bookstore and get priority access on the day of the event.

The following activities will run in various shops:

  1. Heavy equipment simulator
  2. Drag race reaction timer:  test your reaction time in tenths of a second
  3. Spray paint simulator or demo
  4. Welding simulator: try your hand at welding
  5. Maker Space activities: 3D printing, laser cutting/engraving demos
  6. Automation: set up pneumatic control systems, activate robot
  7. Aircraft riveting: Pop some rivets in your take-away key chain

The event is also an opportunity to launch a career in Trades and find out more about training options to become a Red Seal certified journey person.