Thompson-Okanagan

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

Jobs4All-Mosaic

The Jobs4All program provides immigrants, francophones, and visible minorities with tailored employment services to find sustainable employment. Participants receive supports to develop flexible, culturally inclusive, and goal-oriented employment plans.

Regional Districts:

  • North Okanagan
  • Central Okanagan
  • South Okanagan

Training Locations:

  • Kelowna

Contact:

Kelowna Community Resources (KCR), email or 250-763-8008

Training for Jobs: Immigrants, Visible Minorities and Francophones

The Training for Jobs program helps immigrants, francophones, and visible minorities find employment. Training includes one-on-one coaching, skills to overcome cultural barriers, job search skills, and certificate and occupational training.
 

Regional Districts:

  • North Okanagan

Training Locations:

  • Vernon
  • Enderby

Contact:

NexusBC, email or 250-545-0585
 

BrightSTART

The BrightSTART program supports immigrants, francophones, and visible minorities to address barriers to employment. Training includes essential skills, short-term certifications, technology literacy and support, ESL services, foreign credential guidance, navigating the impacts of racism in the workplace and Canadian employment standards. Participants also receive wraparound supports such as access to housing assistance (including BC housing rental subsidies and VAT assessments) and financial supports.
 

Regional Districts:

  • Okanagan-Similkameen
  • Central Okanagan
  • North Okanagan

Training Locations:

  • Kelowna
  • West Kelowna
  • Penticton
  • Vernon

Contact:

Partners in Resources (PIERS), email or 250-762-3494
 

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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