Youth Career & Business Builders

A Step Forward to the Future

The Career & Business Builders for Youth program are FREE programs funded by the Ministry of Post Secondary Education and Future Skills which is intended to increase the labour force participation of young adults aged 16-29, who are generally employment ready. The Program is designed to support Participants over the weeks by exploring different programs, taking assessments and ultimately choosing a career path in developing and implementing an Occupational Training Plan and successfully completing the training and certification required to attain meaningful, sustainable employment or training.

Program Eligibility

  • Aged Between 16-29
  • Canadian Citizen / Permanent Residents / Conventional Refugee
  • Not in Full Time School or Work

Program Benefits

Supports and Guidance offered through;

  • Career Exploration
  • Personalized step by step training plan
  • Employment Readiness Training
  • Short Term Skills Training
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset Training
  • Occupational Skills Training
  • Job Search Assistance
  • Wrap Around Supports
  • Financial Supports 

Eligible Clients will receive a portion of funding for one of these in demand industries:

  • Social Services
  • Health Care
  • Transportation
  • Warehousing
  • Other BC’s most in demand industries

In this program, We give:

  1. Tuition/ Training Funding for approved courses
  2. Daily Allowance for the duration of the workshops
  3. Some funding available for tools and supplies related to your training or employmen
  4. Short-term training certificates including:
  • OFA: Occupational First Aid Level 1 with CPR
  • WHIMS: Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems
  • & Many other courses

Other wrap-around supports

Get In Touch


Contact Navjot Bains

Tel 604-596-7722 ext 160 or 162.



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