North Coast & Nechako

Gear Up: Transportation Careers for Women in Northwest B.C.

Gear Up prepares participants for careers in the transportation industry (commercial driving, administration and maintenance). Participants receive Indigenous cultural supports, short-term certificates and work experience (with possible wage subsidies).

Financial supports may include:

  • Child care
  • Transportation
  • Work gear
  • Light lunch 
  • Training allowance

Regional Districts:

  • Bulkley-Nechako Regional District
  • Kitimat-Stikine Regional District
  • North Coast Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Haida Gwaii
  • Kitimat
  • Prince Rupert
  • Smithers
  • Terrace


Hecate Strait Employment Development Society, email or 250-624-9498