What is it?

Skills Training refers to education that leads to a certificate or degree that supports job seekers to gain entry into a high demand occupation or industry.

Eligibility for Training Support

1- On an active EI claim, or has received EI in the last 5 years or have earned $2000 in EI deductible income in 5 of the last 10 years

2- Single Parent Employment Initiative for single parents on income assistance

3- Individuals with disabilities, either on or without income assistance

Here’s What You Need To Know:

WorkBC offers you support in reaching your employment goal.

The return to-work services we deliver assess the most direct and cost-effective route to sustainable employment that meets your needs.

We look at your marketable skills, education, work experience and your overall situation in determining the most direct route to employment.

Proof of an extensive (unsuccessful) job search is typically required before we can look at formal training.

You will also be required to obtain formal Labour Market Research regarding the need for your desired field of work.

WorkBC is here to help you achieve your employment goals.

Please connect with us to learn more about this exciting program along with other services that might benefit you on your employment journey!

We're looking forward to hearing from you!



Duncan: 250-748-9880

Ladysmith: 250-924-2884

Lake Cowichan: 250-749-6822


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