Technical Vocational Program

In middle years, Technical Vocational Education generates interest and engagement in practical, hands-on activities among our middles years through various activities within our industrial arts shops, home economic kitchens, and sewing centres.

At the high school level, we offer a wide range of technical vocational programming at two of our major centres: Helen Betty Osborne Inninew Education Resource Centre and Northern Technical Centre at Frontier Collegiate. Programming includes:

  • Carpentry
  • Culinary Arts
  • Hair-styling
  • Mechanics
  • Welding
  • Woodworking

When facilities are unavailable, our mobile trades trailers allow for programming such as introductory activities in woodworking, welding and mechanics.

Other Programs:

​Frontier also provides access to Technical Vocational programming in four major program areas:

  • 4 + 1 Program
  • CareerX
  • Engaged Learners Program
  • Expanded Options Program

These programs provide introductory and exploratory opportunity for Technical Vocational Education in a variety of areas: carpentry, computer programming, culinary arts, design media, drone technology, gaming, geographic positioning systems, hair-styling, mechanics, robotics, and welding to name a few.

Northern Skills Competition

Frontier School Division also has students participate in the Northern Skills competition as part of the Skills Manitoba and Skills Canada competitions.

For more information, please contact:

Garry Neufeld
Technical Vocational Coordinator

Steve Proskurnik
Technical Vocational Coordinator

​​The northern Manitoba industrial demands are widespread and, along with Frontier Collegiate Institute, our Division has been increasingly focused on raising the profile of Technical Vocational education in our five areas. Vocational programs teach students relevance and accountability based on successful skill development through hands-on learning.

Frontier Builders blends high school delivery with adult education and the new Engaged Learners Program. It allows students the opportunity to begin working within the carpentry trade right in their hometown while laying a foundation of networking within the community’s maintenance crew for years to come. 

Building People, Building Community
By offering the community to play a critical role in the educational process, we can provide engagement at the district level beyond the classroom to add true wealth to our communities for the coming generations.​