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ACCESS provides education and training services to Indigenous people living in Greater Vancouver.

CAREER SERVICES
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training
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ES provides career advising, resume writing, funding for training and job search support.

BladeRunners trains at-risk youth for entry level work in the construction industry and then places them into full-time jobs.

ESAF provides skills upgrading and preparation for training and employment.

Programs Department oversees the delivery of group skills training and summer employment programs.

ACCESS Trades provides training and support for Indigenous apprentices.

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EDUCATION AND TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
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WHAT'S NEW
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ACCESS is still open for business by appointment only.
WE’RE JUST DOING THINGS A BIT DIFFERENTLY

ACCESS is open to meet all your employ-ment and training needs:

- Training program; in-class and on-line
- Job starts - i.e steel toe boots + PPE
- Safety tickets
- Career exploration
- Resume support
- Online tutoring for students
- Apprenticeship support

We are here to help!

ACCESS BladeRunners Entry Level Construction Training Program
COVID-19 Update: We're back with in-class training!

Are you between 19 & 30 and want to work in the construction industry? Are you looking for a career in a dynamic and growing industry? Our new online course will include:

Life Skills/Goal Setting WCB Awareness
Culturally Focused Workshops   
Back Talk 
First Aid Level 1Fall Protection 
WHMIS CertificateRespiratory Protection 
Preventing Heat StressScaffold and Ladder Safety

 

Are you between 19 & 30 and want to work in the construction industry? Are you looking for a career in a dynamic and growing industry? Our new online course will include:

Life Skills/Goal Setting WCB Awareness
Culturally Focused Workshops  
Back Talk 
First Aid Level 1Fall Protection 
WHMIS CertificateRespiratory Protection 
Preventing Heat StressScaffold and Ladder Safety

Must be able to handle physical work and be unemployed/underemployed

 

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New Programs
INDIGENOUS CADET PROGRAM

Looking for something exciting and different to do next summer? Do you have Indigenous Ancestry? You can gain paid employment experience working with the VPD in our Indigenous Cadet program. Join Team VPD!

New Programs
INDIGENOUS EDUCATION ASSISTANT DIPLOMA PROGRAM

Become a qualified Education Assistant and work in a high-demand field in BC.

  • Program includes 8 weeks of Essential Skills Training.Program
  • Pre-requisite: Grade 12
  • Fully sponsored program for eligible Indigenous applicants
  • Must enjoy working in a teaching environment
Location: TBA
Start Date: Fall 2020 (TBD)

 

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New Programs
ELECTRICAL FOUNDATION PROGRAM

Become an Electrician.

 

  • 8-weeks of Essential Skills ‘Alternate Pathway to Electrical’ by SkillPlan
  • 15-week foundation program at EJTC
  • 10-week paid work practicum through IBEW 213
  • For Indigenous People - Status, Non-status, Métis or Inuit
  • Fully funded program

Start Date: February 8 2021

 

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FACES OF SUCCESS
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Skyler Alexcee

Nisga’a Nation

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Jayla Hunter

Oneida Six Nations

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Chantell Shaw

Liard Nation

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Joshua Sage Eyolfson

Walpole Island First Nation - Ojibwa /Cree /Icelandic

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