Mainland/Southwest

Wildland Firefighting and Silviculture Training (WFST)

The Wildland Firefighting and Silviculture program prepares participants to pursue work as a forest firefighter and work in the silviculture industry. Training includes technical wildfire and forestry training skills, hands-on coaching, and extended mentoring opportunities.

Regional Districts:

  • Fraser Valley

Training Locations:

  • Mission

Contact:

Stillwater Consulting Ltd, email or 250-919-1329


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Greatworks / ReSTART

The Greatworks/Restart program helps women with criminal justice system involvement find work, job training, or education. Participants receive essential skills training, one-on-one support, training plan development, and wraparound supports.

Regional Districts:

  • Metro Vancouver

Training Locations:

  • New Westminster
  • Online

Contact:

YWCA Metro Vancouveremail or 604-209-8271
 

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Acquiring Community-based Employment Skills Training Program (ACES)

The Acquiring Community-based Employment Skills Training program provides participants with training, work experience, and skills for employment in several occupations. Industries include construction, oil and gas, forestry, roofing, and firefighting.

Regional Districts:

  • Metro Vancouver
  • Fraser Valley

Training Locations:

  • Burnaby
  • Surrey

Contact:

John Howard Society of the Pacific Region, email or 604-872-5651

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