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CURRENT LISTINGS
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Program
Start Date
Length
Location(s)
Pre-requisites
Other/Contact
ITBC Tourism Training Program
June 6, 2022
7 Weeks
4
*See note below
 Call 604-251-7955
Bridge watch Program
May 16, 2022
20 Weeks
2 & 4
*See note below
 Call 604-251-7955
Client Service Representative (ICBC)
April 11, 2022
8 Weeks
 
*See note below
 Call 604-251-7955
Piping Foundation Program
April 4, 2022
33 Weeks
2 & 4
*See note below
 Call 604-251-7955
Heavy Equipment Operator
March 28, 2022
12 Weeks
Call
*See note below
 Call 604-251-7955
Heavy Equipment Operator
March 21, 2022
12 Weeks
Call
*See note below
 Call 604-251-7955
Welding Foundation Program
March 21, 2022
39 Weeks
2 & 4
*See note below
 Call 604-922-4077
Wildland Fire Fighting Course
April 14, 2022
2 Weeks
 
*See note below
 Call 604-251-7955
Heavy Equipment Operator
March 14, 2022
12 Weeks
 Call
*See note below
 Call 604-251-7955
Spring Break Gaming & Technology Camp
March 14, 2022
11 days
 
*See note below
 Call 604-251-7955
BladeRunners
March 7, 2022
10 days
 9
SIN, Ages 19-30
 Call 604-688-9116
Carpentry Foundation Program
January 31, 2022
33 Weeks
 5 & 2
 *See note below
 Call 604-922-4077
Electrical Foundations Program
October 18 2021
33 Weeks
5 & 3
Grade 10
Includes 10-week paid work practicum. Call 604-922-4077
Security Systems Technician(SST)
October 25 2021
36 Weeks
4 & 3
Grade 10
Includes 4-week paid work practicum. Call 604-922-4077
Information Technology (IT) Training
October 25 2021
32 Weeks
4
Grade 10 
 Call 604-251-7955

 

ITBC Tourism Training Program

  • FREE tourism training for Indigenous people
  • Learn Indigenous storytelling, how First Nations will lead tourism, how to be an empowered host, gain industry recognized certificates, and more
  • Open to any Indigenous person
  • Runs from June 6th – July 29th, 2022

Bridge watch Program

  • Get certified for entry level employment in Canada’s marine industry
  • 4-Weeks of Essential Skills Training in New Westminster
  • 16-Weeks of technical training at BCIT
  • Fully funded for Indigenous Peoples - Status, Non-status, Métis or Inuit
  • Start Date: Monday, May 16, 2022

Heavy Equipment Operator notes:

  • 12-week hands-on training with IHE Heavy Equipment Operator College
  • Learn to safely operate excavators, rock trucks, dozers, and more
  • Fully funded program for Indigenous Peoples - Status, Non-status, Métis or Inuit.

 

Client Service Representative (ICBC) notes:

  • CAREER PLACEMENT OPPORTUNITIES WITH ICBC
  • Client Service Representative/ Customer Contact Representative
  • Fully funded program for Indigenous Peoples - Status, Non-status, Métis or Inuit.
  • Transit and meals provided, allowance available if eligibility requirements are met.4, 2022

 

Piping Foundation Program notes:

  • 26-week program at BCIT
  • 7-week Essential Skills training at ACCESS ESAF
  • Fully funded programFor Indigenous People - Status, Non-status, Métis or Inuit
  • Start Date: April 4, 2022
  • $150 referral bonus

 

Welding Foundation Program notes:

  • 31-week technical training at BCIT
  • 8-week Essential Skills training in New Westminster
  • Fully funded program
  • For Indigenous People - Status, Non-status, Métis or Inuit
  • Start Date: Monday, March 21, 2022

 

Wildland Fire Fighting Course notes:

  • 2-week entry-level training program - physically fitand able candidates encouraged to apply!
  • Earn 12 industry certificates with an Indigenous-owne partner.
  • Fully funded program for Indigenous Peoples - Status, Non-status, Métis or Inuit
  • Start Date: Friday, March 18, 2022 

 

Spring Break Gaming & Technology Camp notes:

  • Build your own gaming PC!
  • ACCESS Youth STEAM Camp
  • Spring Break Gaming & Technology Edition
  • For Indigenous youth (grades 10-12)
  • March 14-25, 2022 • 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Snacks and transportation provided
  • In-person @ ACCESS Youth Leadership Hub
  • Allowance available if eligible

 

Carpentry Foundation Program notes:

  • 7 weeks Essential Skills, New Westminister
  • 26-week technical training at BCIT
  • Program for Indigenous Peoples – Status, Non-Status, Métis, or Inuit
  • Fully funded program
  • Program runs: Monday, January 17, 2022 to March 3, 2023

  

Training Locations   (Note: Some programs will be on-line or blended learning.)

  1. BCIT Marine Campus - 265 W. Esplanade, North Vancouver, BC
  2. BCIT School of Construction - 3700 Willingdon, Burnaby, BC
  3. EJTC - 1405 Broadway Street, Port Coquitlam, BC
  4. ESAF - 201-681 Columbia, New Westminister, BC
  5. Skillplan - 4170 Still Creek Drive, Burnaby, BC
  6. UAPIC - Annacis Island, 1658 Fosters Way #101, Delta, BC V3M 6S6
  7. Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Center - 1607 E. Hastings, Vancouver, BC
  8. VCC - 1155 E Broadway, Vancouver, BC
  9. BladeRunners - 1848 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC V5N 4A5
  10. Douglas College Coquitlam Campus - 1230 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam, BC
  11. Burnaby Community & Continuing Education (BCCE) - 751 Hammarskjold Drive Burnaby, BC

 

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Program
Start Date
Length
Location(s)
Pre-requisites
Other/Contact
ITBC Tourism Training Program
June 6, 2022
7 Weeks
4
*See note below
 Call 604-251-7955
Bridge watch Program
May 16, 2022
20 Weeks
2 & 4
*See note below
 Call 604-251-7955
Client Service Representative (ICBC)
April 11, 2022
8 Weeks
 
*See note below
 Call 604-251-7955
Piping Foundation Program
April 4, 2022
33 Weeks
2 & 4
*See note below
 Call 604-251-7955
Heavy Equipment Operator
March 28, 2022
12 Weeks
Call
*See note below
 Call 604-251-7955
Heavy Equipment Operator
March 21, 2022
12 Weeks
Call
*See note below
 Call 604-251-7955
Welding Foundation Program
March 21, 2022
39 Weeks
2 & 4
*See note below
 Call 604-922-4077
Wildland Fire Fighting Course
April 14, 2022
2 Weeks
 
*See note below
 Call 604-251-7955
Heavy Equipment Operator
March 14, 2022
12 Weeks
 Call
*See note below
 Call 604-251-7955
Spring Break Gaming & Technology Camp
March 14, 2022
11 days
 
*See note below
 Call 604-251-7955
BladeRunners
March 7, 2022
10 days
 9
SIN, Ages 19-30
 Call 604-688-9116
Carpentry Foundation Program
January 31, 2022
33 Weeks
 5 & 2
 *See note below
 Call 604-922-4077
Electrical Foundations Program
October 18 2021
33 Weeks
5 & 3
Grade 10
Includes 10-week paid work practicum. Call 604-922-4077
Security Systems Technician(SST)
October 25 2021
36 Weeks
4 & 3
Grade 10
Includes 4-week paid work practicum. Call 604-922-4077
Information Technology (IT) Training
October 25 2021
32 Weeks
4
Grade 10 
 Call 604-251-7955

 

ITBC Tourism Training Program

  • FREE tourism training for Indigenous people
  • Learn Indigenous storytelling, how First Nations will lead tourism, how to be an empowered host, gain industry recognized certificates, and more
  • Open to any Indigenous person
  • Runs from June 6th – July 29th, 2022

Bridge watch Program

  • Get certified for entry level employment in Canada’s marine industry
  • 4-Weeks of Essential Skills Training in New Westminster
  • 16-Weeks of technical training at BCIT
  • Fully funded for Indigenous Peoples - Status, Non-status, Métis or Inuit
  • Start Date: Monday, May 16, 2022

Heavy Equipment Operator notes:

  • 12-week hands-on training with IHE Heavy Equipment Operator College
  • Learn to safely operate excavators, rock trucks, dozers, and more
  • Fully funded program for Indigenous Peoples - Status, Non-status, Métis or Inuit.

 

Client Service Representative (ICBC) notes:

  • CAREER PLACEMENT OPPORTUNITIES WITH ICBC
  • Client Service Representative/ Customer Contact Representative
  • Fully funded program for Indigenous Peoples - Status, Non-status, Métis or Inuit.
  • Transit and meals provided, allowance available if eligibility requirements are met.4, 2022

 

Piping Foundation Program notes:

  • 26-week program at BCIT
  • 7-week Essential Skills training at ACCESS ESAF
  • Fully funded programFor Indigenous People - Status, Non-status, Métis or Inuit
  • Start Date: April 4, 2022
  • $150 referral bonus

 

Welding Foundation Program notes:

  • 31-week technical training at BCIT
  • 8-week Essential Skills training in New Westminster
  • Fully funded program
  • For Indigenous People - Status, Non-status, Métis or Inuit
  • Start Date: Monday, March 21, 2022

 

Wildland Fire Fighting Course notes:

  • 2-week entry-level training program - physically fitand able candidates encouraged to apply!
  • Earn 12 industry certificates with an Indigenous-owne partner.
  • Fully funded program for Indigenous Peoples - Status, Non-status, Métis or Inuit
  • Start Date: Friday, March 18, 2022 

 

Spring Break Gaming & Technology Camp notes:

  • Build your own gaming PC!
  • ACCESS Youth STEAM Camp
  • Spring Break Gaming & Technology Edition
  • For Indigenous youth (grades 10-12)
  • March 14-25, 2022 • 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Snacks and transportation provided
  • In-person @ ACCESS Youth Leadership Hub
  • Allowance available if eligible

 

Carpentry Foundation Program notes:

  • 7 weeks Essential Skills, New Westminister
  • 26-week technical training at BCIT
  • Program for Indigenous Peoples – Status, Non-Status, Métis, or Inuit
  • Fully funded program
  • Program runs: Monday, January 17, 2022 to March 3, 2023

  

Training Locations   (Note: Some programs will be on-line or blended learning.)

  1. BCIT Marine Campus - 265 W. Esplanade, North Vancouver, BC
  2. BCIT School of Construction - 3700 Willingdon, Burnaby, BC
  3. EJTC - 1405 Broadway Street, Port Coquitlam, BC
  4. ESAF - 201-681 Columbia, New Westminister, BC
  5. Skillplan - 4170 Still Creek Drive, Burnaby, BC
  6. UAPIC - Annacis Island, 1658 Fosters Way #101, Delta, BC V3M 6S6
  7. Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Center - 1607 E. Hastings, Vancouver, BC
  8. VCC - 1155 E Broadway, Vancouver, BC
  9. BladeRunners - 1848 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC V5N 4A5
  10. Douglas College Coquitlam Campus - 1230 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam, BC
  11. Burnaby Community & Continuing Education (BCCE) - 751 Hammarskjold Drive Burnaby, BC