We provide

  • Two-week online training on the basics of computer use, internet searching and other digital technology topics
  • Free certified short-term skills training of your choice such as Food Safe, First Aid or Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
  • One-on-one support from staff and mentors

I totally enjoyed myself during the digital literacy sessions. Everyone was super nice and enthusiastic and made me participate enthusiastically too.

-digital literacy mentor

You can join if you:
  • are an immigrant, newcomer woman
  • have an English level of CLB 5 (LINC 6) or higher
  • are willing to commit to online learning
  • would like to take an individualized short-term course to be job ready
Locations Available

Specific activities

  • Learn to use the mouse and keyboard
  • Search websites for information online
  • Use Zoom and/or features of Google Suite
  • Navigate online platforms for study and job search
  • Complete online forms
  • Set up and manage your email
  • Stay safe and manage your cyber security
  • Upon completion of the two-week computer training, you are eligible to participate in certified short-term skills training of your choice


For more information

Call: 604-684-2504

Email: shorttermskillstraining@issbc.org