What we offer

  • Training in web development, software quality assurance & testing, or data analytics
  • Connections with employer partners and support to obtain work experience
  • Courses on tech sector information, job readiness, soft skills and more
  • Participant supports such as bus tickets and laptop loans, based on needs assessment
  • Flexible learning in-person and online

Our expert team of tech industry leaders and partners are engaged from start to finish in Youth in Tech. They provide hands-on learning opportunities giving you the digital skills and confidence to launch your career.

  • An immigrant or refugee youth ages 17 to 29
  • Unemployed or not in stable employment
  • Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident or Protected Person legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Not a full-time student
  • Not participating in another provincially or federally funded labour market program
  • CLB level 6 or higher
  • Computer literate with intermediate skills
  • Living in Metro Vancouver
  • Strong motivation to obtain training and employment in the Tech sector
Locations Available


  • ‘Core’ group-based workshops on the tech sector, soft skills and job search
  • ‘Elective’ courses on tech-specific language training, essential skills, critical thinking and more
  • Tech tours to meet tech employers and trainers and immerse yourself in tech environments
  • Technical skills training offered through training partners in web development, software quality assurance & testing, or data analytics
  • Supported job search to help you find employment in the tech sector


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