WorkBC’s Find Your Fit Tour will be in Squamish at Howe Sound Secondary on Monday, Dec. 11, and opens to the public from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
“Information is important when it comes to making decisions about your career path,” said Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training Melanie Mark. “Over the next 10 years, we expect more than 900,000 job openings, most of which will need some sort of education or training. The Find Your Fit Tour stop is a great opportunity for Squamish residents to get the information and hands-on experience about the type of education and training needed for wide range of in-demand careers.”
The Find Your Fit Tour stop in Squamish provides great hands-on experience for students, who get an insider’s look at a range of careers — including nurse, computer network technician, web developer, carpenter, electrician and heavy-duty equipment mechanic — needed in the southwest region. It also supplies valuable information about what jobs will be in high demand by employers 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 Squamish 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.
The Find Your Fit Tour builds on the government’s commitment to provide British Columbians with the services they need by providing 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 who are on a journey to discover 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.
Find Your Fit Tour dates are available online: https://www.workbc.ca/Jobs-Careers/Find-Your-Fit-Tour/Upcoming-Events.aspx
Jennifer FernandesMinistry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training