Trades education on display at RDC on Thursday

The public are invited to Red Deer College on Thursday to learn about new and existing trades and manufacturing technologies programs.

The public are invited to Red Deer College on Thursday to learn about new and existing trades and manufacturing technologies programs.

The free information night runs from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Centre for Innovation in Manufacturing on the East Campus of the college.

Prospective students will have the opportunity to register for programs during the evening. As a special, one-time offer, all application fees for those who do apply on Thursday will be covered by the department.

Instructors will be on hand to answer any questions about the wide array of programs, including the two new diploma programs, Automation and Manufacturing Engineering Technology and Electrical Engineering Technology. These are both two-year programs.

Attendees will also be given a tour of the Innovation Centre and be able to view machine demonstrations such as RDC’s new Festo Machine, a computer-integrated manufacturing system.

Free parking is available. There will also be door prizes, including bookstore credits.

To reserve a spot for the information session, call 403-342-3450.

For more information, contact Patricia Rokosh, RDC dean of trades and manufacturing technologies at 403-342-3456.

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