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 →

Get Youth Working is Back!

Helping BC Youth improve existing skills and gain new ones through practical experience and training. Connecting BC Youth to employment opportunities.   The Program offers employers a $2,800 hiring incentive to hire eligible youth 15 to 29 years of age. Additionally, employers may request up to $1,000 to purchase training for the newly hired youth. Tel: (250)... 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 →

VIU’s Early Childhood Education Program

The Powell River campus of Vancouver Island University (VIU) is rolling out an Early Childhood Education & Care (ECEC) program that will train people to enter the workforce as early childhood educators. The program will be starting in September 2015. This week, on April 1st and 2nd the university will hold three information sessions to... Continue Reading →

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