Northeast

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:

  • Peace River Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Kwadacha
  • Tsay Keh Dene

Contact:

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

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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:

  • Peace River Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Chetwynd
  • Dawson Creek
  • Fort Nelson
  • Fort St. John

Contact:

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


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Skills Training for Employment Program for Multi-Barriered Individuals

This program offers training for computer skills, occupational skills and short-term certificates in fields such as customer service/hospitality, industrial and general office skills. It also includes a job club, driver training and direct marketing to employers. Indigenous cultural components are also available.

Accommodation will be made for those in remote areas to provide access to training and supports.

Financial supports may include:

  • Child care
  • Transportation
  • Refreshments
  • Work equipment

Regional Districts:

  • Peace River Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Dawson Creek

Contact:

Dawson Creek Catholic Social Services Society, email: KelseyR@dccsss.ca or DawnW@dccsss.ca or call 250-782-6800

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Elevation to Employment

Participants receive one-on-one counselling/coaching, occupational certificate and on-the-job training in a variety of fields including carpentry, plumbing, education assistant and hair stylist. Computer skills training, work experience, wage subsidies and Indigenous cultural components are also available. 

Financial supports may include:

  • Child care
  • Transportation
  • Training allowance
  • Work gear
  • Refreshments
  • Meal allowance
  • Accommodation

Regional Districts:

  • Peace River Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Chetwynd
  • Dawson Creek
  • Fort St. John
  • Tumbler Ridge

Contact:

Obair Economic Society, email or 250-782-2628

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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:

  • Peace River Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Fort St. John

Contact:

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

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