WorkBC’s Find Your Fit Tour will be in Smithers at Northwest Community College on Tuesday, Nov. 21, and open to the public from 3 p.m.–7 p.m.
“The Find Your Fit tour helps students make informed decisions about a career that matches their talents, skills and passions,” said Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training. “Taking part in the activities that are being offered at the Northwest Community College stop will allow participants to explore a wide range of career options that are in demand in our diverse economy.”
The Find Your Fit Tour stop in Smithers is a great opportunity for students to get an insider’s look at a range of careers, including the skilled trades such as carpenters, electricians and heavy-duty equipment mechanics needed in the Bulkley-Nechako region.
WorkBC’s Find Your Fit is a hands-on experience that allows participants to explore a range of careers. It also provides valuable information about what jobs will be in high-demand by employers in the region and throughout British Columbia.
Industries, such as tourism, tech and health care will need a broad range of skilled British Columbians. The Find Your Fit Tour stop in Smithers is a unique opportunity to get an insight into careers that are in demand by industries that are important to building a strong, sustainable and innovative economy for the 21st century that works for everyone.
“Whether you are a high school student looking to plan your post-secondary education or someone looking for a new career challenge ― this is a great opportunity for residents in the Bulkley-Nechako region to find their place in a 21st century economy that works for everyone,” said MLA for Stikine Doug Donaldson.
The Find Your Fit Tour builds on the government commitment to provide British Columbians with the services they need by providing them the information to help them make decisions about education and training. The tour will make its way throughout the province in the coming months.
The Find Your Fit Tour and WorkBC.ca are first steps for all British Columbians on a journey to a discovering information about a variety of exciting careers that will build a better future for individuals, families and communities, and help build a better B.C. for everyone.
Tour dates for the Find Your Fit Tour are available online: https://www.workbc.ca/Jobs-Careers/Find-Your-Fit-Tour/Upcoming-Events.aspx
Jennifer FernandesMinistry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training