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Join TechWORKS for FREE!

Do you want to sharpen up your workplace digital skills and start heading down your personal path to sustainable employment? Join the TechWORKS for Youth program and get FREE workplace digital training!

The TechWORKS program is 100% online so you can work from anywhere, anytime!

Now accepting applications for our digital skills training program. The program includes…

Sharpen Your Digital Skills

Training to sharpen your digital skills and find pathways into BC’s growing technology industry.

6 Weeks of Training

6 weeks of online training to help you harness your skills for the digital age. You may also be eligible for additional supports, including short term certificate training and work experience up to 12 weeks.

Personalized Coaching

Personalized, one-on-one coaching to help you translate existing skill sets and previous experience into the digital job market.


Are you Eligible?

In order to be accepted into the TechWORKS for Youth program, you must meet the following requirements.

You must be…

  • 15 – 29 years old
  • Unemployed or working less than 20 hours per week
  • non-EI eligible (have had an EI claim in the last 3 years a maternity or parental EI claim in the past five years)
  • Not a full-time student
  • Not currently participating in another provincially or federally funded labour market program
  • Living in Port Alberni, Nanaimo Regional District or the Cowichan Valley Regional District

The Digital Skills Employers Need

Learn how to understand the variety of digital skills employers are looking for. (Not just coding!)

Find Your New Path!

Discover new pathways to start up and advance your career.


Be the Candidate Every Recruiter Wants

Learn how tech recruiters find and select candidates. And make sure you’re top of the list.