Delta Trades & Technical Career Fair features KPU exhibitors

Tue, Apr 28, 2015

Delta, BC - If you’re interested in the trades, learn everything you need to know and more at the 2015 Delta Trades & Technical Career Fair on Thursday, April 30.

The annual free event, held at Sungod Recreation Centre in North Delta, provides an opportunity for students, parents and the general public to explore trades and technical careers through hands-on, interactive exhibits, demonstrations, and speaking directly with experts in the field.

Participating for the third year in a row, Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) will have exhibitors from:

  • Appliance servicing
  • Computer-aided drafting and design
  • Farrier program
  • Automotive repair
  • Horticulture
  • Physics
  • Welding
  • Plumbing
  • Millwright
  • Electrical
  • Masonry
  • Carpentry
  • ACE-IT

The fair offers some 100 hands-on interactive exhibits, stage demonstrations, prizes and free access to professional assistance with resume writing, job interviews and online job searching. There will also be opportunities to apply for jobs on site.

The Delta Trades & Technical Career Fair runs from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Sungod Recreqtion Centre, at 7815 112th St., North Delta. Click for more information.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University has been serving the Metro Vancouver region since 1981, and has opened doors to success for more than 250,000 people. Four campuses—Richmond, Surrey, Cloverdale and Langley—offer a comprehensive range of sought-after programs, including business, liberal arts, science, design, health, trades and technology, horticulture, and academic and career advancement. Over 19,000 students annually have a choice from over 124 programs, including bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees, diplomas, certificates citations and apprenticeships. Learn more at


Caption: Welding instructor Al Sumal with Delta Mayor Lois Jackson.

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