Access Trade Training Programs

To work as a certified tradesperson, you need training combined with job experience. Trades training usually takes from one to five years. Most apprenticeship programs take four years. The technical training takes place in a classroom or shop setting at a public institution such as a college or institute or at an approved private training... Continue Reading →

New to town? Here are some tips

New to town? Welcome! Here are some links to info you might find interesting in regard to finding employment: First of all, if you are not working or in school, OR if you are working fewer than 20 hours per week, we highly recommend booking an appointment with a Career Link Career Counsellor-- drop by... Continue Reading →


The SINGLE  PARENT  EMPLOYMENT INITIATIVE can help you secure employment by providing opportunities such as up to 12 MONTHS OF FUNDED TRAINING for in-demand jobs or PAID WORK  EXPERIENCE PLACEMENTS. In addition, CHILD-CARE COSTS  ARE COVERED during training and in the first year of employment. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT: WWW.SDSI.GOV.BC.CA/PROGRAMS/SPEI.HTML or YOUR LOCAL WORKBC ... Continue Reading →

Work BC’s Single Parent Employment Initiative: Starting Sept. 1, 2015

On March 12, 2015, the B.C. Government announced the Single Parent Employment Initiative. Effective September 1, 2015, the following changes will be made to existing income assistance policy and employment programming to support single parents on income and disability assistance find and secure long-term sustainable employment. Expansion to the current Employment Program of BC (EPBC)... Continue Reading →

A Primer for Jobs with BC Ferries

  For most applicants, a career with BC Ferries tends to start on a temporary or part-time basis. The majority of work open to the public starts as on call shift personnel who handle everything from customer service aboard a ship, to attendants in terminals. Covering a spectrum of work on both land and sea, BC Ferries is... Continue Reading →

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