Kootenay

Tech Train for Remote Work and Wellness Program

The Tech Train for Remote Work and Wellness program helps immigrants and visible minorities develop skills for employment in retail, accommodation, and food sectors. Training also includes essential skills like digital literacy, e-commerce, IT, and office administration.

Regional Districts:

  • All

Training Locations:

  • Online

Contact:

DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society, email or 604-547-1274


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Brave Beginnings for Newcomers

The Brave Beginnings for Newcomers program provides immigrants and visible minorities with skills training and job placement. Participants receive individualized employment assistance services, targeted skills training, wage subsidies, and support to build connections in the community.

Regional Districts:

  • Kootenay Boundary

Training Locations:

  • Trail

Contact:

Greater Trail Community Skills Centre, email or 1-866-368-6360

En Route

The En Route program provides immigrants and visible minorities with skills training to find and maintain employment. Training includes soft and hard skill development, individual and group-based employment counselling, and on-the-job supports.

Regional Districts:

  • Central Kootenay

Training Locations:

  • Nelson
  • Castlegar
  • Trail

Contact:

Kootenay Career Development Society (KCDS), email or 1-250-352-6200
 

Computer Skills for the Office Certificate Program - for Immigrant and Racialized Women

The Computer Skills for the Office Certificate program helps participants find employment in office support positions. Training includes computer fundamentals, core courses, and pre-employment training.
 

Regional Districts:

  • All

Training Locations:

  • Online

Contact:

Langara College, email or 604-323-5511
 

Immigrant Skills Training for High-Demand Sectors Program

The Immigrant Skills Training for High-Demand Sectors program helps immigrants, francophones, and visible minorities find sustainable employment in high-demand industries. Training includes sector-specific language skills, essential skills, soft skills, job search skills, and occupational health and safety.
 

Regional Districts:

  • All

Training Locations:

  • Online

Contact:

SUCCESS, email or 604-684-1628

CyberSecure - Training for Immigrants

The CyberSecure - Training for Immigrants program supports immigrants and visible minorities in overcoming employment barriers to find employment in the cybersecurity sector.


Regional Districts:

  • All

Training Locations:

  • Online

Contact:

Back in Motion, email or 604-273-7350

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