Training, Workshops and Camps

FREE Government Funded- Employment & Skills Training Program

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FREE Government Funded- Employment & Skills Training Program
by Cammie Watson - Monday, 19 April 2021, 9:08 AM

Are you 17 or older and looking for employment or a new career?
TechWORKS for Young Adults is an online-based, FREE government-funded program geared towards job skills development and digital workplace upskilling to prepare young adults living on Vancouver Island *aged 17-29* for employment.

Connect ANYWHERE, with our online learning platform that utilizes video conferencing software. If you have a computer and a webcam, you have the tools needed to join.

TechWORKS includes lessons in:
* Career Exploration
* Employment Readiness - Discover your most marketable skills
* Online Presence & Promoting Yourself on Social Media
* Interview Skills & Resume Building
* Basic website development & Microsoft Office Suite

Our goal is to introduce you to new digital skills and leverage your existing ones to make you an adaptable and attractive candidate to employers.
You will have access to a team of Employment Counsellors and Job Developers via chat, video conferencing and phone.
TechWORKS is 6 weeks of online classroom followed by 12 weeks of supported work experience.

* Job supports available such as wage subsidy, short-term training (i.e. First Aid, FoodSafe, SuperHost, WHMIS etc.), work gear etc. available
* Paid allowance for attendance
* Online classroom, access anywhere
* Continuous support for up to 1 year

Interested in finding employment and gaining valuable skills? Contact us today to join our spring 2021 session!