Thompson-Okanagan

Gateway

The Gateway program focuses on people in rural and remote communities. It provides short-term occupational certification training, Indigenous cultural components and work experience (with possible wage subsidies) in the participant’s community.


Financial supports may include:

  • Child care
  • Transportation
  • Room and board
  • Training allowance

Regional Districts:

  • North Okanagan Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Vernon

Contact:

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

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Open Door Group Jobs in Demand

The program includes short-term certificate and on-the-job training with job placements targeted to the warehousing, social services, hospitality and tourism industries. There are opportunities for volunteering and for paid work experience (with possible wage subsidy). Legal advice, addiction services, Indigenous cultural components and disability supports are also available.


Financial supports may include:

  • Child care
  • Transportation
  • Work gear
  • Training allowance

Regional Districts:

  • Thompson-Nicola Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Kamloops

Contact:

Open Door Social Services Society, email or 1-866-377-3670

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Acquiring Community-based Employment Skills (ACES) Training Program

Acquiring Community-based Employment Skills (ACES) Training Program provides assessment, training and supported work experience and skills training for employment in a variety of occupations, to support participants to acquire skills, experience and credentials required to secure Sustainable Employment or move on to further education and training leading to Sustainable Employment.

Financial supports may include:

  • Child care
  • Transportation
  • Housing
  • Work gear
  • Food

Regional Districts:

  • Okanagan-Similkameen Regional District
  • Thompson-Nicola Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Kamloops
  • Oliver

Contact:

Connectiveemail or 604-872-5651

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