Skills for Life and Work Program
Our 6 week cohort-based program is designed to assist individuals with multiple barriers to employment. Gain the skills needed to find, secure, and maintain meaningful employment.
Job Readiness Skills
Essential Skills Training
Occupational Skills Training
Direct Job Placement
Interest in the Program?
Info Session & Cohorts & Events
Join Skills for Life and Work for an information session about our program and how to register. See our upcoming cohorts and events that will support you with your employment needs. Learn about our next events by clicking the button below.
Are You Eligible?
To register and participate in the Skills for Life and Work program you must meet a few criteria.
Check the eligibility criteria by clicking the button below.
Refer a Client
Are you a community organization or agency, and would like to refer a client to the Skills for Life and Work program?
Complete the referral form by clicking the button below.
About the Program
Skills for Life and Work program is a 6 week cohort-based program designed to assist individuals with multiple barriers to employment.
By participating in this program, you will gain the skills needed to find, secure, and maintain meaningful employment.
This program is funded by the Government of Canada through the Canada-British Columbia Workforce Development Agreement; through the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.
Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, our Program is currently being delivered through virtual classes. We will return to in-person classrooms once the pandemic is over and it is safe for participants and staff.
We are so thankful to have such amazing program members who have taken the time to share their experiences with us.
"I think this program covered a number of my work experiences that makes me a strong candidate for job. I would also like to assure you that I am very excited about the opportunity here..."
"...I am very fortunate to that I have come to know a very helpful, skilled, and supportive person like you who shed the light on the pathway I must walk on so I can rediscover myself and the world around me..."
"...I was worried that I am not eligible for this program but when I was accepted into the program I felt that I am very lucky person to be accepted into this program..."
Get In Touch
Located in Vancouver, Surrey and Richmond
Monday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Tuesday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Wednesday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Thursday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
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