Supports and Resources
Apprenticeship Programs and Training Schedules for B.C. Public Training Institutions
TradesTrainingBC.ca provides access to apprenticeship programs and training schedules for 16 public training institutions. For a complete list of ITA-approved public and private training institutions please click here.
Check out the tools and resources for employers in the B.C. Jobs Plan.
BC Job Plans
BC Job Trend Tracker
BC Job Trend Tracker delivers forecasts on regional and provincial labour market needs, including information like job demand, labour supply and employment rates and information on B.C. careers through 2020.
The Build-a-Career Smartphone app
The Build-a-Career Smartphone app explores more than 500 B.C. occupations, with regional job information, high-demand occupations, a map function to find local employment services and a career suitability quiz whose results can be shared by email or social media. The app is available for Android, iPhone and Blackberry and in web and iPad versions.
Construction Industry Mentoring Program
The Construction Sector Council has a downloadable Mentorship Program to help construction industry employers develop and implement a successful mentoring program for their workers. It incorporates best practices and includes a wide range of information/resources.
Health and Safety Resources for Apprenticeship Programs
This WorkSafeBC portal has the most up-to-date health and safety resources aligned to the Industry Training Authority curriculum for B.C. apprenticeship programs. It includes videos and information on a wide range of trades-related health and safety topics. These highly valuable resources can be incorporated into an employer's work-based training program. Currently, the Automotive Service Technician, Carpentry, Electrician Plumbing and Professional Cook trades are represented on the site.
One-Stop Shopping for Technical Training in B.C.
Apprentices can use EducationPlannerBC.ca to find out what technical training is available in their trade and level at all ITA-approved training providers in B.C., and when the training is taking place. Complete information is provided about the training requirements, content, prerequisites, contacts and more.
New Tools for Employers
The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum has compiled information and important findings from its most recent reports to create a series of one-pagers that provide tips, top five insights and more.
The following sites allow you to post your resumes and search for job postings
WorkBC provides information to help understand the economy, labour market trends and labour market projection.