What we offer

Immigrants and refugees who are unemployed or precariously employed and impacted by COVID-19 learn new skills and start careers in hospitality.

Participants receive a diploma in Global Tourism at the end of training.


  • Be 15 at least years old at the time of participant information form submission
  • Canadian Citizen, Permanent resident, or Protected Persons (as designated under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act) entitled to work in Canada (must have up-to-date work permit doc)
  • Live in Metro Vancouver
  • Have a SIN number
  • CLB language level 6 (or higher)
Locations Available


  • Action planning to identify and support your career goals
  • 16-week Global Tourism Diploma
  • Classes are held online, part-time, Monday to Friday
  • Up to seven months of job search, placement and retention supports

Contact us

Learn more about Afghanistan’s humanitarian crisis, Canada’s response and how you can help ISSofBC in welcoming Afghan refugee families to Metro Vancouver.Learn More