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

For the latest updates on immigration to Canada for displaced Ukrainians and the Afghan Humanitarian Resettlement Initiative, visit -issbc.org/uarupdates