Cariboo

DeNovo

The DeNovo program offers computer skills and short-term occupational certificate training, hands-on training, a job club and work experience. Wage subsidies, mentorships, direct matching to employers and Indigenous cultural components are available if needed.

Living supports may be provided for participants to attend the program at one of the four locations. 
 

Financial supports may include:

  • Child care
  • Transportation
  • Training allowance
  • Living supports
  • Cost-sharing tuition assistance

Regional Districts:

  • Province-wide service delivery

Training Locations:     

  • Kelowna
  • Langley
  • Prince George
  • Vernon

Contact:

Canadian Vocational Training Centre, email or 250-596-1575

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Job Options

The Job Options program provides a small classroom setting for participants to develop essential life and practical skills. Training includes computer skills, interpersonal skills, Indigenous cultural components and short-term occupational certificates.

Financial supports may include:

  • Child care
  • Transportation
  • Training allowance
  • Student fees
  • Work equipment
  • Recreation passes
  • Refreshments

Regional Districts:

  • Fraser-Fort George Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Mackenzie
  • McLeod Lake

Contact:

College of New Caledonia, email or 250-997-7200

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Skills Highway

The Skills Highway program offers occupational and essential skills training in a variety of fields as determined by participant needs and an assigned training coach, who provides job search assistance and guidance. Indigenous cultural components and on-the-job-training are also available. 
 

Financial supports may include:

  • Child care
  • Transportation

Regional Districts:

  • Fraser-Fort George Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Prince George
  • Valemount

Contact:

Kopar Administration Ltd., email or 1-877-564-3545


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Pathways to Employment

The Pathways to Employment program provides participants with job search skills, training in computer skills and post-secondary training for certificates in fields such as construction, customer service and security. On-the-job training and work placements with wage subsidies are also included.
 

Financial supports may include:

  • Food 
  • Training allowance

Regional Districts:

  • Cariboo Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Quesnel
  • Williams Lake
  • 100 Mile House

Contact:

Horton Ventures Inc., email or 250-992-7691


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Work Connect Program

The Work Connect program delivers essential skills training and occupational certificate training within three training streams: Site Control & Safety, Camp Attendance/Maintenance and Retail & Hospitality. Training also includes paid work experience, on-the-job coaching and job search skills. 
 

Financial supports may include:

  • Transportation
  • Training allowance

Regional Districts:

  • Fraser-Fort George Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Mackenzie
  • Prince George
  • Valemount/McBride

Contact:

Workforce Development Consulting Services, email or 250-564-8044


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Reintegration Industry Readiness Training Program (RIRT)

This program is focused on serving previously incarcerated individuals and offers training for a variety of occupational certificates and technical training in trades such as carpentry, piping and welding. Counselling/coaching, job search assistance, wage subsidies and Indigenous cultural components are also available. 
 

Financial supports may include:

  • Transportation
  • Work equipment
  • Student fees
  • Training allowance
  • Trades foundation sponsorship

Regional Districts:

  • Fraser-Fort George

Training Locations:

  • Prince George

Contact:

College of New Caledonia, email or 250-562-2131 (5426)


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