Programs

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QUEST Plus

The Heavy Equipment Training program offers all of the skills training and high quality services included in all of our QUEST Plus programs. In addition to essential skills training, job search support, and job placement, you will also receive applicable industry training. 

Our next session starts NOVEMBER 28, 2022, and will be delivered in Prince George

This exciting new program has limited spots available, so contact us today to secure your seat!

By the end of this course, you will be certified in a variety of tickets such as:

 

  • First Aid Level 1

  • H2S

  • Confined Space

  • Crane & Rigging

  • Stand Up Forklift

  • WHMIS

  • Skid Steer

  • Fall Protection

  • Counterbalance Forklift

  • Telehandler

  • Wheel Loader

  • Mobile Work Platforms

  • Personal Protective Equipment

  • Covid-19 Safety

  • And More

Eligibility Requirements

  • Open to Members of Equity Seeking Groups: Indigenous peoples, women, 2SLGBTQ+, individual’s experiencing difficulty attaching to the workforce due to discrimination / racism

  • Must be living in BC

  • Must be between 17 and 29 years old

  • Must require new or enhanced skills to successfully transition into employment, and live in an eligible community

  • Must not be a full time student unless involved in a modified education plan or alternate learning situation

  • Must be unemployed, or under-employed (working less than 20 hours per week), or in jeopardy of losing an existing employment position

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Currently accepting new students!

 

WorkAbility

The WorkAbility program is specialized to offer services to people with disabilities, mental and physical.

 

Our goal is to support Persons with Disabilities to increase resiliency in the labor market by providing a variety of targeted services, including skills training. This program offers accessible services, with multiple points of entry, including virtual services and access to skills training in assistive technology and virtual learning platforms.

 

Designed to provide individualized services to persons with general disabilities, the Work Ability Program provides highly customized, personalized, long-term interventions that ensure that barriers related to disabilities that are impacting employability can be addressed. 
 

This includes individuals who: 

  • Self-identify as have a disability or multiple disabilities that are impacting their labor market participation

  • Have been assessed as having a disability or concurrent disabilities by an approved assessment tool(s)/assessor

  • Lack recent work experience / have outdated work skills 

  • Are facing financial hardship

  • Are experiencing housing instability

  • Have limited training / education / skills 

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PROGRAM FEATURES

  • Access to Assessments including assessments to identify Learning Disabilities

  • Competency-based Learning strategies

  • Individualized Vocational Rehabilitation Counselling Sessions

  • Disability Supports and Accommodations; training allowance, transportation supports etc.

  • Essential Skills Updating

  • Access to Assistive Technology/ trialing and training

  • Occupational Skills Training

  • Self-Employment services access

PARTICIPANT ELIGIBILITY

  • Must be living in BC

  • Must be 18 or older

  • Must be a Canadian, permanent resident or protected person legally entitled to work in Canada

  • Must require new or enhanced skills to successfully transition into employment, and live in an eligible community

  • Must not be a full -time student

  • Must be unemployed, or under-employed (working less than 20 hours per week) and looking to increase employment hours

  • EI Eligible individuals are eligible to participate but income protection of active EI benefits is Not Guaranteed

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Currently accepting new students!

 

Work Connect

This program is specialized in moving you towards your goals through a personalized, client centered approach. We help identify why gaining or keeping employment has been difficult in the past and work with you to remove the barriers that have been in your way. This program is designed to allow us to take the time to connect with you so that we can help connect you to the workforce.

Work Connect caters to those who are unemployed and face challenges to gaining employment. You might be eligible for this program if you:

  • Have limited or no work experience

  • Have mental or physical limitations / disabilities

  • Are facing financial hardship

  • Have been displaced from your industry (due to lack of work, closures, etc)

  • Have limited training / education/skills

This 14 week program will get you ready to re-enter the workforce successfully.

This program includes...

  • Employment Counselling

    • Assessments

    • Career Decision Making

  • Training Plan Development 

    • Funded Certificate and Ticket Training

  • Essential Skills Development

    • Communication

    • Time Management

    • Problem Solving / Productive Thinking

    • Confidence Building

  • Job Search Tools

    • Resumes and Cover Letter ​Development

    • Interviewing Skills

    • Job Market Research

    • Placement and Post Placement Support

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Currently accepting new students!