Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training

British Columbians take their careers to the next level with Canada – B.C. partnership

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Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training

British Columbians take their careers to the next level with Canada – B.C. partnership

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Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Responsible for Labour, British Columbia
250 387-2799
Media Relations Office
Employment and Social Development Canada
819 994-5559
media@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca
Media Contacts
Media Relations
Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Responsible for Labour, British Columbia
250 387-2799
Media Relations Office
Employment and Social Development Canada
819 994-5559
media@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca

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British Columbians take their careers to the next level with Canada – B.C. partnership

More than $10.3 million is being given provincewide through project-based training programs to help over 1,370 British Columbians gain the necessary skills for various job openings in B.C. These programs are delivered by a range of service providers funded by the Canada Job Fund under the Canada –British Columbia Job Fund Agreement.

Contract amounts are based on projected participant target numbers; payment for services are adjusted to actual participant levels and costs at time of program delivery.

For more information about the programs below, please contact the service providers directly.

Cariboo region

  • College of New Caledonia: Heavy Equipment Operator program in Prince George
  • College of New Caledonia: Heavy Equipment Operator program in MacKenzie
  • Interior Logging Association: Forest Harvesting Equipment Operator Training program in Kamloops
  • Prince George Nechako Aboriginal Employment & Training Association: Office Technology Project program in Prince George
  • Quesnel Employment Services Ltd.: First Nations Youth Training program in Quesnel

Kootenay

  • Selkirk College: Class 1 Driver Training program in Castlegar
  • Selkirk College: Forestry Training program in Nelson, Slocan, Grand Forks
  • Selkirk College: Logger Training program in Kaslo, New Denver, Nakusp and region

Mainland/South Coast

  • Aboriginal Community Career Employment Services Society (ACCESS): Building Services Worker program in Vancouver
  • Alliance of Manufacturers & Exporters Canada: Communication in the Workplace program in Vancouver, Richmond, Surrey, Burnaby, Coquitlam, North Shore, Langley, Delta, Abbotsford and Chilliwack
  • College of the Rockies: Forestry Skills Bootcamp in Lel’wat First Nation/Pemberton
  • DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society: Electrician Introduction program in Surrey
  • Eastside Movement for Business & Economic Renewal Society: Construction Safety Officer program in Vancouver
  • Eastside Movement for Business & Economic Renewal Society: Traffic Control Training in Vancouver
  • Eastside Movement for Business & Economic Renewal Society: Hoist Operator Training in Vancouver
  • Immigrant Services Society of BC: Skills Now Surrey program in Surrey
  • Immigrant Services Society of BC: Skills Now Vancouver program in Vancouver
  • Kwantlen Polytechnic University: Low Voltage Wiring program in Surrey
  • Kwantlen Polytechnic University: Data Networking program in Surrey
  • NEC Native Education College: Aboriginal Office Administration in Vancouver
  • North Island College: Underground Mining Training in Lillooet
  • S.U.C.C.E.S.S.: Training for Jobs (Retail Sector) program in Vancouver
  • Seabird College (Seabird Island Education Society: Camp Cook Training in Seabird Island Band community
  • Seabird College (Seabird Island Education Society): Basic Security Training in Seabird Island Band community
  • Sprott Shaw Degree College Corp.: Trades for Tomorrow program in Abbotsford
  • Young Men’s Christian Association of Greater Vancouver: Building Maintenance Training program in Vancouver
  • YWCA Metro Vancouver: Changing Gears Driver Training for Women in Vancouver and Coquitlam

Vancouver Island/Coast

  • North Island College: Tourism and Hospitality Training in Uclulet and west coast region of Vancouver Island.
  • Parone Stevenson Group Inc. dba Excel Career College: Aquaculture Technician Training in Campbell River, Port Alberni, Port McNeill, Port Hardy and Duncan
  • Sprott Shaw Degree College Corp.: Skills for Work Victoria in Victoria

Thompson-Okanagan region

  • Interior Logging Association Log Truck Driver Training program in Kamloops
  • Okanagan College: Fast Track to Office Training program in Revelstoke, Vernon and Oliver
  • Thompson Rivers University: Aboriginal Women in Trades program in Kamloops

North Coast and Nechako

  • College of New Caledonia: Heavy Equipment Operator program in Vanderhoof
  • Northwest Community College: Power Engineering Readiness program in Terrace and Prince Rupert
  • Northwest Community College: Aboriginal Environmental Monitor Assistant program in Smithers
  • Prince George Nechako Aboriginal Employment & Training Association: Trades Access in Burns Lake
  • Takla Lake First Nation: Essential Workplace Skills Training in Takla Landing
  • Terrace & District Community Services Society: Developmental Disabilities Service Worker Project in Terrace

Northeast region:

  • University of Northern British Columbia: Environmental Monitoring Certificate program in Kelly Lake

Multiple regions

  • (Cariboo, North Coast and Nechako) Metis Provincial Council of British Columbia: Introduction to Trades Training in Terrace and Prince George
  • (Cariboo and Thompson-Okanagan) Canadian Vocational Training Centre: Traffic Control Professional program in Prince George, Quesnel, Williams Lake, Kelowna and Vernon
  • (Mainland/Southwest and Vancouver Island/Coast) Camosun College: Multi-Industry Skills Training program in Vancouver and Victoria
  • (Mainland/Southwest, Thompson-Okanagan, Vancouver Island/Coast and Cariboo) Vancouver Community College: Working in Natural Gas (WiNG) program in Vancouver, Kelowna, Vernon, Prince George and the Malahat Reserve
  • (Mainland/Southwest and Vancouver Island/Coast ) Fraser Education Inc. dba Western Maritime Institute: Bridge Watch Rating program in Ladysmith and Vancouver
  • (Thompson-Okanagan and Cariboo) Sprott Shaw College: Skills for Work program in Kamloops, Kelowna and Penticton
Media Contacts
Media Relations
Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Responsible for Labour, British Columbia
250 387-2799

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