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ACE Community College is regulated by the Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Post-Secondary Education and Future Skills

PREFERRED EMPLOYER PROGRAM

Become a Preferred Employer Partner with ACE Community College:

 

Become a Preferred Employer with ACE Community College (ACC)

ACE is BC’s #1 Skilled Trades Training Provider that takes pride in delivering employment focused trades training programs leading to fully trained Job-ready apprentices and journeypersons by fulfilling the gap created between conventional trades training and current needs of Industry!

Jobs in trades have increased exponentially in last 5 years in the province of BC and all around Canada .Over a decade, there has been a need of good quality trades training providers and ACE Community College is committed to fulfilling that need by providing guidance, training and support to untrained workforce to enter in skilled trades or advance their career in their chosen trade. Preferred employer program is designed to support Skilled Trades Employers in hiring fully trained trade-workers are available to work when the need arise not when training is available. Becoming a preferred employer partner has helped 100s of employers hire ACE graduates for work experience opportunities as well as full time paid employment

What are the benefits of being a Preferred Employer of Ace Community College ?

  • Opportunity to hire Ace Community College Graduates for unpaid practicums.
  • Free job postings on our website without any cost to employers.
  • Employee Retention
  • Discounted fee Structure for your employees
  • More Credibility as an employer
  • More Visibility to attract quality apprentices via ACC’s websites
  • Guaranteed seats for your employees in their chosen Scheduled courses

ACE Community College’s Training partners as Preferred Employers for TRADES TRAINING :

 

      Since 1975, the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA) has been the voice of BC’s open shop construction industry. Every morning in British Columbia, nearly 250,000 men and women get up and go to work on a construction site. They are employed by some of the best and brightest entrepreneurs in Canada; independent contractors who are taking a risk on their business, their talents, and their teams. Together, these men and women are building every part of our province – from the largest LNG plants to the tallest condo buildings to the busiest hospitals to the rural farmhouse. They are building our communities, one job at a time.

             

                BCCA’s mission is to ensure our province is home to a world-class construction sector that demonstrates exceptional productivity and resilience.

                We’ve made it our mission to ensure that the skilled workforce, resources, and regulatory environment exceeds the needs and expectations of all industrial, commercial, and institutional construction employers. We work to ensure that everyone is represented, whether union or open shop, general or trade, located in the north or the south or anywhere in between.

                       

                          TransLink is the integrated, multi-modal transportation authority for Metro Vancouver. Along with our operating companies, we plan, finance, manage, and operate the transportation network to help meet our communities’ unique needs – now and in the future. Our transit system spans 21 municipalities with a total population of 2.5 million people, and our service area covers more than 1,800 square kilometres – that’s over twice the size of Canada’s five other largest cities. With an average 1.2 million boardings a day, we help our customers move through the region to get to the people and places that matter most.

                           Our enterprise includes TransLink and three operating companies: BC Rapid Transit Company, Coast Mountain Bus Company, and Metro Vancouver Transit Police. We are hiring for multiple positions in management, skilled trades, and other maintenance roles. Our maintenance staff keep our buses, SkyTrains, and SeaBuses moving to ensure all our vehicles and vessels are in tip-top shape for our customers and the employees who operate them. Depending on your skills, qualifications, and experience, you will likely find a good fit with us!

                                Berts Electric is a multi-generator, industry-leading electrical contractor in the Greater Vancouver area. They provide quality electrical contractor services while fostering relationships and promoting community. They have become industry leaders with a strong team of highly skilled and knowledgeable electricians you can trust.

                                Specialized in:

                                • New Construction – Concrete & Wood Frame
                                • Design – Build
                                • Industrial, Healthcare, Automation, Communications, Security, Life Safety
                                • EV Charging
                                • Indoor & Outdoor Lighting
                                • Infrastructure & Equipment
                                • High Voltage, Temporary & Standby Power
                                • Installations, Upgrades & Retrofits
                                • Servicing & Maintenance

                                 

                                    Allwest Electric is one of Western Canada’s largest electrical contractors, specializing in multi-family residential, commercial, and light industrial projects.

                                    At Allwest Electric, you become a part of our growing family. As a valuable team member, we want to see you succeed. We have the work environment and the mentors that will work with you to develop your skills and expand your industry knowledge.

                                     

                                         

                                            “At Nightingale Electrical, we have one mission: To be the First Choice of our Customers and Employees. We do this by:

                                            Being Performance Driven: Recognizing, appreciating and rewarding high performers.

                                            Leaving a Positive Legacy: We take pride in what we do, the relationships we build, and the impact on our customers and employees

                                            Being Financially Responsible: Our decisions ensure success, longevity and stability for our organization and employees

                                            We have been in business since 1984 (35 years strong) and growing! We pride ourselves in being a great, stable place to work that everyone can learn and perfect their craft. Whether you are looking to experience Woodframe, Concrete, Industrial, Commercial or Residential Service Tech work, we have it all! We are always looking for nice, talented people to join our team and help us uphold our values. Start your career with us today!”

                                                 OZZ electric have committed to building positive long-term customer relationships and enduring industry partnerships. They continually seek opportunities to diversify the capabilities and expand capacity to meet the needs of the

                                                clients. At OZZ Electric they specialize in large-scale projects, high profile design-build work, retrofit applications, and clean energy solutions. Providing full service in the residential, industrial, commercial, and institutional (ICI) spaces.

                                                They see client’s work as an opportunity to create a long-term partnership based on trust, integrity, dedication to excellence, and a focus on results. For each project, they combine the right specialized skills and experience with
                                                creative thinking, the best products, and innovative technology.

                                                ​OZZ Electric have the most skilled licensed and insured Electricians. The health and safety of their employees remains  the top priorities. OZZ is recognized as COR certified, providing the most comprehensive health and
                                                safety program meeting national standards.

                                                Specialized in:

                                                • Mixed Use Residential
                                                • Clean Energy
                                                • Design Build
                                                • Technology
                                                • Services & Maintenance

                                                Milani Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning started as Milani Drainage in 1956. Demetrio, fondly referred to as the Chief, with the help of his wife Linda, decided to get into the drainage business. He bought himself a pick and a shovel, stuffed them in a canvas bag and went out to dig ditches; his only mode of transportation – the streetcars. After only a short time in the business, the Chief started to make a name for himself not only for his quality workmanship but also for his idiosyncrasies; he loved to write poetry and he was known to break into song whenever the notion took him, at work, on the streetcar or even in a restaurant.

                                                Specialized in:

                                                • Plumbing
                                                • Drainage
                                                • Heating
                                                • Air Conditioning

                                                Mr. Rooter® Plumbing is your go-to source for superior quality plumbing and drain cleaning services. More than that, we are committed to offering courteous plumbing services. Why? We believe that courtesy is one of the most important tools in our belts!

                                                Specialized in:

                                                • Residential Services
                                                • Commercial Services
                                                • Emergency Service

                                                 

                                                    At Fina, we maintain a family style business where you are treated like one of us. We pride ourselves on creating a fun, inviting and exciting work environment, with regular monthly staff breakfasts, team building activities and company socials. The variety of dynamic jobs we take on, keeps things engaging.

                                                    Fina can provide you with a clean workplace, competitive wages, employee benefits, direct deposit, Group RRSP contributions, ITA Sponsorship, optimizing your time and your enjoyment with us.

                                                    Fina is always looking for talented individuals who embody and share our core “family” values of commitment, and teamwork.

                                                         

                                                            We provide electrical construction installation services, design-build, value engineering, budgeting, and facilities services for institutional, commercial, and industrial projects. Our high calibre team is committed to excellence and collaboration, ensuring each project is completed with success.From small-scale tenant improvements to massive public-private partnership projects, we have the electrical solutions you need to take your project from pre-construction to completion.

                                                                 

                                                                    Vancity Electric is a leader in commercial electrical and residential electrical, with upwards of 20 years experience. From large commercial projects, to custom home builds, to small electrical repairs.

                                                                    Vancity Electric boasts over 100 exceptional client reviews on-line and we pride ourself on our award winning customer service. Vancity Electric has won best of HomeStars, best of Houzz, best of Trusted Pros, as well as the “Giving Back Award” on two separate occasions for our role giving back in the community.

                                                                       

                                                                          Patriot Electric is your local, certified electrical contractor, providing residential and commercial services to the Greater Victoria area. Patriot Electric is committed to the quality of our services. We believe in being able to always provide our clients with the highest standard of service, in terms of reliability, efficiency, safety and skill. This means we are always refining, upgrading, and checking, whether that’s through meeting compliance standards or attending code upgrade classes provided by Technical Safety BC or other industry recognized learning providers.

                                                                          Patriot Electric Values:

                                                                          • The development is based on our employees’ involvement and collaboration.
                                                                          • To preserve a climate that is conducive to workplace well-being, it is vital that we treat our colleagues and customers with respect and fairness.
                                                                          • To remain competitive, we strive to encourage new ideas by maintaining an ongoing improvement process.
                                                                          • As a responsible employer, we ensure that every member of the team is committed to promoting and creating a working environment that is safe under all circumstances.
                                                                          • Patriot Electric wishes to maintain a work environment that fosters personal and professional growth for all employees. 

                                                                           SY TEH Engineering Ltd. Values

                                                                          • Conceptual design and feasibility studies
                                                                          • Front end engineering and design Detailed design
                                                                          • Power system coordination, protection and relay study with SKM
                                                                          • Power generation, power distribution and lighting design
                                                                          • Instrumentation and controls
                                                                          • Control System Automation
                                                                          • Facility inspection and assessment
                                                                          • Construction Management
                                                                          • Seismic preparedness and recovery
                                                                            QA/QC services
                                                                          • Power Engineering Project Management
                                                                          • 5G Network Implementation and more.

                                                                          Western Integrated Electrical, South Burnaby are a mid sized electrical contractor and service outfit that covers the Greater Vancouver region from West Van and White Rock to the Township of Langley. They have a fleet of service vehicles and offer 24/7 support to their industrial and municipal customer base. Some of their commercial and industrial services include, but are not restricted to:

                                                                          • Class A Contractor
                                                                          • Electrical Troubleshooting & Installations
                                                                          • Plant Services & Maintenance
                                                                          • Machine Safety Solutions
                                                                          • Vibration & Temperature Reporting
                                                                          • Industrial Automation
                                                                          • Project Management
                                                                          • Public EV Charger Installations
                                                                          • UPS & Generator installation

                                                                          Fire-Pro has a proud history of providing the very best of fire protection in British Columbia for over 30 years. They aim to provide the highest levels of client service with a firm commitment of honesty and integrity. Fire-Pro has a strong team of technicians who take pride in their work and support each other.

                                                                          Specialized in:

                                                                          • Assisting Fire Alarm
                                                                          • Fire extinguishers
                                                                          • Emergency lighting
                                                                          • Sprinklers
                                                                          • Backflow preventers
                                                                          • Fire hydrants and Fire pumps
                                                                          • Generator and Monitoring,
                                                                          • Fire safety plans and Suppression needs

                                                                          Polar Electric is located in Abbotsford B.C. and is locally owned and operated. We are a company which continues to grow and evolve, specializing in Commercial and Residential Electrical. We also have a Service Department which takes care of a wide variety of jobs from small service calls to large custom homes. We are presently working all throughout the Lower Mainland and have jobs from UBC to Chilliwack.

                                                                          Specialized in:

                                                                          • Building Equipment Contractors
                                                                          • Speciality Trade Contractors
                                                                          • Construction
                                                                          • Electrical work

                                                                          Paladin Technologies has emerged as one of the largest complex systems integrators in North America. As a leader in the design, deployment, optimization, management, and maintenance of communication and digital networks, Paladin can meet the needs of clients on an international scale, while providing local support.

                                                                          They provide technical service, support, and troubleshooting through team of expert service technicians. These teams can provide the necessary spare parts, test equipment, and support manuals to effectively support installed systems.

                                                                          Specialized in:

                                                                          • Integrated Security
                                                                          • Networking and Wireless
                                                                          • Structure Cabling
                                                                          • Fiber Optics etc.

                                                                          Protec Installations Group started in 1986 with a small handful of electricians. Today they have over 100 full time employees. There have been a few changes over the last 30 years, and Protec is now owned by four employees!

                                                                          In 1985 during the pre Expo ’86 construction boom, a partnership, working out of a small North Richmond office with a handful of electricians ventured into the commercial electrical industry.

                                                                          After a few small projects Protec Installations Group was born. Protec Installations Group continues to grow and lead the way in making British Columbia a brighter place to live.

                                                                           Specialized in:

                                                                          • Wide Range of Electrical Services
                                                                          • Commercial and Residential
                                                                          • Thermal Imaging
                                                                          • Troubleshooting, emergencies and more.

                                                                           

                                                                          Rikur Energy Inc. is a full-service, turnkey solar energy installer and provider. They bring the highest level of experience, quality, customer service, and purchasing power. Their-in-house resources include complete development, design, engineering, permitting, construction, ongoing operation, maintenance, and monitoring. Rikur Energy is headquartered in Metro Vancouver and has a growing presence throughout the lower mainland. 

                                                                          Specialized in:

                                                                          • Commercial Solar
                                                                          • Residential Solar
                                                                          • Electric Charging Stations and more

                                                                          They take every opportunity to recycle or reuse and use local or well made products that last. They keep up to date on all the latest technology in the world of EV Chargers for residential and strata/commercial use.

                                                                          Specialized in:

                                                                          • Renovation Construction Panel Upgrade
                                                                          • EV Charger Installation
                                                                          • Smart Home Automation
                                                                          • Eco Responsibility

                                                                            At PAPA Plumbing, Heating, and Drainage, we are your local trusted plumbing contractor who specializes in residential and commercial plumbing services. We offer fast, reliable plumbing solutions for a wide variety of needs – from repairs and maintenance to installations and upgrades; inspections to emergencies. Plus, our team is fully licensed and insured to handle all your needs efficiently and effectively.

                                                                            Specialized in:

                                                                            • Residential & Commercial Plumbing
                                                                            • Heating & Drainage Repair.

                                                                                Hundal Bros. Plumbing and Heating Ltd. have a combined 40 years of experience, and are highly qualifies in all aspects of plumbing and heating services.

                                                                                Specialized in:

                                                                                • Air Conditioning
                                                                                • Heating
                                                                                • Plumbing

                                                                                       

                                                                                          AirVantage Heating & Cooling has been serving our community for nearly 60 years. We are a local HVAC business who services residential properties to serving Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Mission, & Langley. Our licensed technicians offer top-quality heating, cooling, and air quality services to keep your home safe and comfortable. Our company was founded in 1962 on the principles of service, integrity, quality and service, which is why we offer “Service That Soars” on all of our services.

                                                                                          Specialized in :

                                                                                          • Furnace installation and replacement
                                                                                          • Furnace repair
                                                                                          • Air conditioning replacement
                                                                                          • Air conditioning repair
                                                                                          • Ductless mini split system installation
                                                                                          • Indoor air quality solutions
                                                                                          • Emergency HVAC Services

                                                                                                 

                                                                                                    LVL Electric Ltd. is a Canadian owned electrical contractor providing necessary services to power the various homes and apartments throughout western Canada and more recently, Denver CO. From underground utility conduits to the wire behind the walls, we do it all and we do it safely.

                                                                                                          Since 2002, Imperial Fire & Safety has been providing fire protection services to office buildings, industrial buildings, residential buildings, commercial buildings, hospitals and nursing homes. Imperial Fire focus on employee development and we have a great team of young technicians.
                                                                                                              Bartec is a full service fire safety company. For 40+ years we have serviced all fire safety equipment including fire alarm systems, sprinkler systems, emergency lighting, fire extinguishers, developed fire safety plans and more. Our customers range from small family-owned apartment buildings to high-rise complexes, care facilities and industrial sites.

                                                                                                                  Kraico Mechanical Ltd. is a privately owned and operated fire protection company that specializes in designing, installing and servicing sprinkler systems for both new and existing buildings. Started in 1988 and incorporated in 1992 Kraico has grown into a company that has an average volume of between 2.5 and 3.5 million dollars per year. Currently Kraico has in its employ 21 field employees and 3 office staff.

                                                                                                                  The majority of our work at the present time is in the residential and commercial markets but we have done installations in the industrial and institutional markets as well.

                                                                                                                      In over 50+ years of successful business and continued growth, Acme services range from sales, service, and installation of pre-engineered and engineered fire suppression systems, fire extinguishers, fire alarms, Shared services ULC fire alarm monitoring, emergency lighting, sprinkler and backflow services, and fire safety plans.

                                                                                                                      We are a manufacturer’s representative for several high-quality product lines such as Notifier and Firelite fire alarm systems by Honeywell, Kidde Fire Systems, Ansul Fire Systems, Range Guard/Badger and Pyrochem suppression systems, Amerex and Ansul fire extinguishers, Redilite emergency lights, ZTS battery testers.

                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                          Fraser Valley Fire Protection Ltd. has been in business since 1977 and specializes in all aspects of fire protection, fire suppression and emergency lighting system services. Our testing, inspection, repair and installation services reinforce our commitment to providing clients with the best in customer service, technical expertise and product quality.

                                                                                                                              Vancouver Fire is B.C.’s largest, longest-established fire protection, fire safety and commercial security and monitoring company. Since 1948, we’ve been protecting people and property from Whistler to Hope, including Vancouver, North Shore, Burnaby, Richmond, Surrey, Delta, Langley, Coquitlam, Abbotsford, Chilliwack and all points between. Together with our National Fire and Safety Planners and Radius Security divisions, we can take care of all your fire safety and security needs

                                                                                                                                  CCI Canadian Circuits Inc. is one of the leading printed circuit board manufacturers in Canada. We serve a wide range of industries including but not limited to medical, automotive, consumer electronics.
                                                                                                                                  We specialize in prototype and fast turn (24-hour rush) printed circuit boards. Our circuit boards are highly reliable and go through stringent quality control measures.
                                                                                                                                  EXPERIENCE. INNOVATION. QUALITY.
                                                                                                                                  Manufacturing PCB for more than 25+ years.

                                                                                                                                      Okanagan Solar ltd founded in 2009 and specializes in grid tie solar system for residential and commercial projects. A Family run licensed electrical contractor with over 14 years experience on hundreds of projects and thousands of solar panels installed we are uniquely qualified in the renewable energy sector.

                                                                                                                                          Create Solar believe in building sustainable, energy-efficient communities one home at a time. Our highly skilled team of green energy experts provide a comprehensive and well-rounded package of services in the solar electrical and thermal technology for net-zero homes. This includes design, R&D, installation, and maintenance for residential properties. In addition to these services, our team provides larger scale project management and consulting services to both residential and commercial projects.

                                                                                                                                              Solos Energy specializes in designing, installing, and servicing solar panel systems and EV charging solutions. Our innovative solar solutions prioritize efficiency, economics, and environmental friendliness, helping homeowners save on energy bills while contributing to a sustainable future.
                                                                                                                                                  Nova Independent Resources Limited is a leader in providing renewable and alternate energy solutions for home and industry throughout western Canada and the pacific northwest; serving customers for over 30 years! Our main office is located in the vibrant city of Kelowna, set in the beautiful Okanagan Valley of British Columbia. We are a regional resource for renewable energy solutions, providing Turn-Key Off-Grid Electric Systems for any application. We offer complete site and load analysis for everything from RV’s to mountain top repeater stations, and we also provide Solar Grid-Tied systems, along with service and installation. 

                                                                                                                                                      IPS Integrated Power Systems has been specializing in Solar, Wind Turbines, Water Turbines, Grid-Tie, Off-Grid and UPS Systems in Western Canada since 1993.

                                                                                                                                                      IPS offer quality and reliable system design you can count on. In addition, IPS friendly and professional staff are here to answer any questions regarding our company, services and our products. Whether you need to power your remote cabin, a big resort or back-up power for your home or business, we have the equipment and services you need at affordable prices. At IPS Integrated Power Systems, goal is to provide you with courteous, expedient and professional service of the highest caliber.

                                                                                                                                                          Roost Solar is based in Vernon, BC. We specialize in residential, agricultural and commercial solar photovoltaic (PV) installations and serve clients across the Thompson-Okanagan, including Vernon, Salmon Arm, Kamloops, Kelowna, and surrounding areas.

                                                                                                                                                          Roost Solar believe that quality matters. We only use products that are built to last and have the strongest warranties in the industry. Roost Solar work with all our customers to design and install solar PV systems that are tailored to their situation. Our free estimates include site-specific solar production calculations, savings calculations, and expected cost of solar PV systems, so that you can determine which system is right for you.

                                                                                                                                                              Mustang Contracting is an established and growing Commercial Construction Electrical Contractor contractor based out of Surrey, BC, with active projects throughout the Lower Mainland. At Mustang Contracting, we are able to service all electrical installation and maintenance service needs. Whether the client requirements are plans and specification bid price or design build or time and material, we will provide this service. Mustang Contracting will work with consultants or we can provide a design built application.

                                                                                                                                                              Mustang Contracting estimation system allows us to provide a detailed material and labour component for any given aspect of a project. This aids in construction scheduling as well as providing a tool for any quantity surveying firms involved with force account work.

                                                                                                                                                                  Baudcom: Your go-to for Residential, Commercial, Wireless, and Audio/Video solutions. We specialize in seamless network installations and A/V setups. Elevate your space with our comprehensive services. Trust Baudcom for expert support and flawless execution.

                                                                                                                                                                      Source Electrical Services Ltd. was established in 2002. We are insured, bonded and covered under Workers Compensation Board of BC. With a wide range of expertise, our electricians and management team deal and execute any residential, commercial, and light industrial projects with dedication, and satisfaction.

                                                                                                                                                                      With a Master Electrician and 3 licensed FSR on board, all Source Electrical Services Ltd. projects comply with the Safety Standards Act and COR Safety Standard.

                                                                                                                                                                      Source Electrical Services Ltd. Offers all types of services, from Single Family housing, Multi-Family housing, Commercial, New Construction, Renovations, LED lighting retrofits and upgrades. We also offer design and installation for EV chargers, solar power, low voltage work, data & communications, which include CCTV & Security and Access Control.

                                                                                                                                                                      We pride ourselves with over 60+ years of experience in the electrical field. We are locally owned and operate all over the Province of BC.

                                                                                                                                                                          Shift Energy Group is Canada’s single source for comprehensive clean energy solutions. Our teams design-build Solar Photovoltaic Systems and Energy Storage Systems for residential and commercial clients. Together our energy solutions deliver long-term value, saving our customers money, and the environment.

                                                                                                                                                                          Shift is a leading engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) company specializing in solar and energy storage projects. At Shift, we lead the Canadian Solar Industry with a vision for unparalleled success. Our culture thrives on efficiency, adaptability, resiliency, and growth, driving us to set industry benchmarks through constant innovation.

                                                                                                                                                                          Future West Solar is a full-service company. We want to make solar simple, with no shortcuts, no beating around the bush, and no promises that we can’t keep. We’re not your typical electrical contractor looking to make a buck and take the first exit we find; we will support you every single step of the way.

                                                                                                                                                                          Our best asset is our team, and we put our team first so they can put you first. Brimming with talent for all things solar, our bonded and insured crew of Master electricians, engineers, designers, operations managers, installers, and project managers will stop at nothing short of providing exceptional service with a smile.

                                                                                                                                                                          ElectroCity is an Electrical Contracting company specializing in Residential, Commercial, and Multi Unit installations. We feel confident that we can serve all of your electrical needs with the utmost satisfaction. Without compromising quality, it is our purpose to provide a knowledgeable, friendly and efficient installation to all our customers