Skills Launch is an employability program for young adult newcomers between the ages of 18-29. The program runs full time for 10 months, and prepares participants for transition into the labour force.
By participating in Skills Launch, newcomers take steps toward their career goals, and prepare for educational and business paths. The program allows participants to explore different career options at NBCC before attending 10 weeks of Workplace Essential Skills.
Part of the Skills Launch program includes 26 weeks in a job placement, which provides valuable hands-on work experience for the participants.
The program offers streams in different career fields:
- Health and human services: personal support worker, nurse, pharmacy technician, and early childhood educator.
- Hospitality, sales and service: server, chef/cook, customer, cashier and customer service, and travel advisor tour guide.
- Construction and trades: auto mechanics, carpentry, electrician and construction worker.
For more information contact:
JiaoJiao Meng | Skills Launch Coordinator | Office: 506-634-4872 | Cell: 506-651-6104 | email@example.com