Public Works Technician Training Program

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Public Works Technician Training Program2019-04-16T19:44:41+00:00

Immigrant Public Works Technician Training Program is a 12 weeks PBLMT program. Participants will receive training and work experience in occupational skills related to: public works, working safely, use of tools and equipment, environmental best practices as well as maintaining and repairing roads and sidewalks, water systems, sanitary and storm sewer systems, building maintenance, parks and recreation facilities and fire protection systems. Essential skills specifically related to public works will be embedded throughout the training along with life skills. Upon completion of the training and work experience, the participants will be registered as provisional public works technicians by ASTTBC and will be supported towards full certification after one year of supervised public works employment that evidences their competency in all core public works competencies as well as in at least one specialty field.

Starting Date May 13, 2019 – Mon to Thu from 8:30 Am to 4:30 Pm

Program Eligibility

To be eligible for this opportunity, you must:

  • LINC Level 2 and up
  • Essential Skills Numeracy Level 2
  • Background in Engineering or Technical Industries
  • Referred by a WorkBC Centre with an Action Plan
  • Currently unemployed individuals who have: established a claim for Employment Insurance (EI) benefits, or Who have had an EI benefit within the previous 60 months; or Who have earned more than $2,000 in insurable earnings and paid employee EI premiums on those earnings in at least 5 of the last 10 years (Note: the 5 years do not have to be consecutive years

Benefits  & Certificates

  • EI benefits up to $300 weekly – Transportation Support
  • Registered as a provisional technician – Full work gear
  • KPU Certification – Occupational First Aid 1
  • Workplace Safety Certification – WHMIS
  • Confined Spaces – Fall Protection –Ladder Safety
  • Excavation, Trenching and shoring Safety – First Aid 1
  • Traffic Control Person (TCP/Flagger)

For registration information please contact 604 324 7733 . You can also email us: pblmt@pics.bc.ca

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