Kootenay

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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Retail, Accommodation, Food Service and Tourism (RAFT) Program 

The RAFT program offers short-term certificate training such as First Aid, Foodsafe and WHMIS, and occupational skills training for careers in retail, accommodation, food services and tourism. Indigenous cultural components are also available.

Financial supports may include:

  • Child care
  • Transportation
  • Food
  • Accommodation
  • Work equipment
  • Exam fees

Regional Districts:

  • Central Kootenay Regional District
  • Kootenay Boundary Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Castlegar
  • Nelson
  • Trail

Contact:

Kootenay Career Development Society, email or 250-352-6200 (315)

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West K TECH

The West K TECH program prepares participants for careers in technology and manufacturing with training in computer software, operational excellence and marketing/sales techniques. It also includes short-term certificate training, work experience, volunteer placements and wage subsidies.
 

Financial supports may include:

  • Child care
  • Transportation
  • Food
  • Accommodation
  • Work equipment
  • Exam fees

Regional Districts:

  • Central Kootenay Regional District
  • Kootenay Boundary Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Castlegar
  • Nelson
  • Trail

Contact:

Kootenay Career Development Society, email or 250-352-6200 (315)

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