Customer Service and Tourism Training Program and/or Construction and Trades Training

Date and Time: 
Mon. Dec. 22/14 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM

Information Sessions:

December 22, 2014 at 10:00am and 2:00pm

Held at Nanaimo Youth Services Association

290 Bastion St., Nanaimo, BC V9R 3A4

ACCESS BladeRunners is a 3 month Skill Enhancement program that builds community partnerships and connects motivated, job ready youth with valuable employment opportunities in the Customer Service and Tourism field and the Construction and Trades industry.

Eligibility requirements:

• Age 16-30 and not attending school

• Out of work and no EI attachment

• Little or no skill based training/certificates or work experience

• Barriers to successful attachment to the work world

• Attend one of the information sessions to be considered for the program

Participants will:

• Participate in four weeks of paid in-class skill enhancement training

• Have the opportunity for up to 54 hours of work experience placement

• Obtain First Aid, WHMIS, Food Safe or Forklift Operator, and other related tickets and group based employability skills

• Receive ongoing individual support and guidance for an additional 6 weeks

Employers will:

• Connect with job ready and motivated youth

• Benefit by having youth provide up to 54 hours of work exposure at no cost to them


For more information please call Debby or Casey at 250-754-1989