Designed for young adults, aged 16-29 years old with an interest in pursuing a career in the skilled trades. Offered through the Young Adults at Risk Program and funded through the Canada–British Columbia Workforce Development Agreement.
Rewired for the Trades is a 12-week, paid program that begins with 4 weeks of classroom instruction that includes site and career tours, relevant certifications and, vocational assessments to identify your strengths and interests, and a plan on how to move forward in your career journey.
Once you finish your classes, you will have an 8-week paid work experience in your trade of interest. Upon completion we will support you to find employment, or help you to get the education, training, and additional certifications you require to move forward on your chosen path, including apprenticeships.
What are the benefits to you?
- You are paid while you learn.
- You will be supported to qualify for, enroll in and graduate from any training you may require.
- Ongoing support throughout the entire process.
- You will earn a great wage in a career that is in demand and that you will love!