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Introduction to Online Tutoring for Trades Students

We are available to KPU Trades & Tech students on a drop-in basis for learning assistance with trades-related concepts and study skills. In addition to the drop-in services, we also have online 1-on-1 or group tutoring available to students, to provide more flexibility around busy student schedules.

Please watch the video below and visit tlc.kpu.ca to make an appointment with a trades tutor!


Finishing Your Trades Course Online Workshop [UPCOMING]

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*Determine what you need to do to finish your trades course
*Manage time for online learning
*Discover how to know how well you are learning material
*Access support for your online learning journey

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Success Skills for Trades

We are here to support you every step of the way, from when you begin your apprenticeship to your final day of training. We have tailored our services and resources to provide you with the support you need to succeed in your program.

Youth Train in Trades Transition Conference 2021 [COMPLETED - BACK JAN 2022]

Youth Train in Trades is a special 4 hour program we hold for high school students to help transition confidently into trades or technology programs at KPU. This happens in January every year.

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Topics include:
*Communication
*Problem Solving
*Study Skills
*Using technology at KPU
*Becoming familiar with services on campus


Register for Orientation

You are encouraged to join the live virtual orientation on August 31! Register here.


Support for Apprentices and Foundation Students

Training Preparation for Beginning and Returning Students

If you've been out of school for some time and your math, reading and study skills could use some sharpening, we offer support to help you prepare for training.

Our assessment quizzes are currently offline. While we are working to get them back online, you can prepare for the Math or English Skills Assessments by making an appointment with us directly at tlc.kpu.ca. Video near the top of the page under "Introduction to Online Tutoring for Trades Students" for instructions.

Start by assessing your current math and reading skills. Based on your quiz results, we can suggest next steps. Then register in a workshop that works with your schedule.

Math skills assessment quiz

Take our free online assessment to check your current mathematics skills. Based on the results, we will give you suggestions for what you can do to improve your training.

Take our quiz

Reading skills assessment quiz

Take our free online assessment to check your current academic reading skills. Based on the results, we will give you suggestions for what you can do to improve your training.

Take our quiz

Study Techniques for Trades & Technology Students Workshop

Have you ever wondered how you can study effectively, enjoy your learning, get more sleep, prepare effectively for tests and exams, deal successfully with distractions and procrastination, and manage your projects so that things are turned in on time?  If you have, you should come to our Study Techniques for Math and Trades Workshop. We will get you on track for a successful term. Your learning can be easier and less stressful if you have a little help along the way. Get started and register today. We are excited to work with you.


Contact KPU Tech Learning Centre

If you are a student or prospective student, connect with us! If you are a trades faculty or admin member, we invite you as well to connect with us with any issues or concerns to advance student needs.

You can also leave us feedback!

Felicia Jing - Learning Advisor Trades & Technology
Phone: 604.598.6062
Email: tlccloverdale@kpu.ca
Library, Room 1317, KPU Tech Campus (Cloverdale)

Sweta Shrestha - Learning Centre Associate
Phone: 604.598.6034
Email: sweta.shrestha@kpu.ca
Library, Room 1317, KPU Tech Campus (Cloverdale)

Marti Alger - Learning Strategist
Phone: 604.599.2436
Email: marti.alger@kpu.ca

Hours of operation

Days Times
Monday - Friday Open at 9:00am   Close at 5:00pm