Your journey to success: ISSofBC Skills Hub program offers free job and skills training for newcomers facing barriers in finding jobs and training. These barriers include a lack of specific skills, low English language level or child or elder caregiving responsibilities.
Improve your language, build your confidence and resilience, find a mentor, and connect with employers.
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Skills Hub is a free job and skills training program for recent newcomers who face added barriers to starting their careers in Canada. Skills Hub includes:
1:1 development of training plans
Soft Skills training
Occupational and short duration skills training
Workplace language training (for participants under CLB 5/6)
Connections to further education
Labour market information
Resumes and cover letter preparations
Interviews, follow up, job retention tips and much more!
Resume and cover letter development
Childcare: assistance for participants who are parents to reduce/remove barriers to completing skills training courses.
How can I join?
Recent newcomers with permanent residency living in British Columbia – CA for up to 10 years, refugees with open work permits, CUAET (Ukrainian Nationals) with open work permits, and international student graduates with open work visas.
Beginners to Intermediate English level. Minimum Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB 4) – adequate basic.
Unemployed or temporarily employed (casual without benefits) and not receiving financial support from another provincially or federally funded labour market program.
Newcomers who are finding it hard to get a job.Barriers may include low skill levels, childcare challenges, and English language level.
Living in British Columbia in Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, Richmond, Surrey, Langley, Coquitlam, Maple Ridge, North Vancouver, West Vancouver, and Squamish.
Want to learn more or ask a question?
Contact the Skills Hub team to understand how Skills Hub can help your career in Canada!