Education and Skills Training Program (ESTR)

Education and Skills Training provides knowledge about future employment opportunities and training in a specific area for people who experience barriers to employment. During the full-time, nine-month program students divide their time between classes, labs and work placements.


  1. Career Exploration
  2. Kitchen Assistant
  3. Retail Worker
  4. Trades Assistant (not currently offered)

Daphne Peterson prepares dessert bread for sale during her ESTR practicum at Gold Leaf Pastries.

Learning reinforced at worksites

ESTR students learn from real-life situations with practicums at businesses around Kamloops.
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