Check out this “James In The Van” episode as he describes the values of lasers in schools! 

About EDU

Trotec EDU is a program designed to help bring teachers, students, school board members and laser professionals together to achieve a common mission. The mission is to provide access to laser technology, education and applications for students across Canada.  

At Trotec, we believe that lasers are a tool to help students achieve lasting success in their careers in countless professional industries like: industrial design, architectural, mechanical engineering, automation, woodworking, furniture building, point-of-purchase display, signage, metal fabrication, acrylic processing, jewelry, fashion and so much more!

Trotec EDU provides schools with the following:

  • EDU Curriculum Guide – A guidebook to teachers on projects and applications to teach their students on handling our lasers
  • EDU Teacher’s Hub – An open database of school projects that teachers and students can share across Canada
  • Fundraising – Trotec EDU offers help in guiding initiatives for fundraising during school events for the laser program
  • PD Day – Trotec provides a full PD Day training event for teachers and school boards to learn more about laser technology for education

Canadian Schools Part of EDU!

Ryerson University

We’re talking with our friends at FCAD’s Creative Technology Lab part of Ryerson University. They’ll show us their amazing state-of-the-art fabrication facility that has 2 of our large format laser cutters: the Trotec SP2000 and the Trotec SP500.

Toronto, ON

Concordia University

We’re talking to Breanna from the Digial Fabrical Lab at Concordia University. She’s going to give us a tour of their amazing lab and showing us their cool machines and technologies including their SP500 large format laser cutter.

Montreal, QC

University of Calgary

We’re talking to University of Calgary with their two Trotec Speedy 300 laser engraving and cutting machines. Nathan at the EVDS – Faculty of Environmental Design​ talks about what they do with the lasers and why they prefer Trotec.

Calgary, AB

Jean Augustine S.S.

We’re talking to Jean Augustine Secondary School in Brampton, ON on how they use their Speedy 360 laser engraving machine to cut engrave wood, plastics and more!

Brampton, ON

Seneca College

Students at Seneca College School of Fashion have been using the Speedy 300 laser to help them in their designs. Laser cutting and engraving various fabrics like polyester, cotton, leather as well as accessories with acrylic and plastics.

Toronto, ON

Queens University

We’re talking to Francis Campbell, director at SparQ Labs at Queens University. See the amazing tools and equipment they use at their tech lab and how they use the Trotec Laser Engraver and Cutter for their projects.

Kingston, ON

Our Partners

Trotec partners with school boards, colleges and universities across Canada. We have our laser machines in nearly every high education institution at various departments, labs and maker spaces.