NEW “Interview Skills for Mature Workers” Workshop

1001252_cammeo_jevellery mat1Mature workers (45 years and older) exhibit lower turnover, less absenteeism, more dedication to the workplace, and more positive work values. [Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety].

This is the message that employers need to hear! Our “Interview Skills for Mature Workers” workshop offers a host of tips and techniques designed to help mature workers shine. Scheduled for Friday, February 1, from 10 a.m. to noon, this fun and interactive workshop will open your eyes to the benefits that mature workers offer employers. To register, simply call 604.485.7958.

Women in Trades Wanted: Tuition-FREE Training in Powell River

Tuition Free Training for Women in Trades in Powell River. Click here for more
Tuition Free Training for Women in Trades in Powell River. Click here for more

A new Industry Training Authority of BC initiative is helping the women of Powell River break through barriers to employment in the trades. Vancouver Island University is rolling out a new program that financially supports and encourages women entering trades training. There are two possible streams you can choose from, based on individual assessment.

All Women in Trades program participants have access to various types of support for education and employment. Support is provided for all participants to proceed to the next level of training or onto a job site. This support may include: program tuition, books, safety boots, adult upgrading required for a career in trades, essential skills training, and access to industry mentors.

Women Exploring Trades-Essential Skills Program     January 7 – March 29, 2013

FREE Tuition     $1500 Training Grant Industry Certificates:  FoodSafe,  Forklift Operation, First Aid, Flagging, WHMIS

Opportunity for FREE Tuition in upcoming Trades  Training Programs Automotive Service Technician, Carpentry, Culinary  Arts, Hairdressing, Welding Automotive Service Technician starts in February

Seats are limited.  APPLY today and get started  on a successful, satisfying, well paid job in the trades.

Contact Liz Webster, Instructor Phone: 604-485-2878

Find out how it work by downloading this brochure and check out your eligibility here: http://pr.viu.ca/witt/documents/Eligibility.pdf (we have these documents on paper at Career Link too, so drop on by).

Next up is training towards becoming an Automotive Service Technician that starts in February 2013

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