Questions? Contact us at 250-352-6200 x 330 or westktech@kcds.ca

WHAT IS WEST K TECH?

  • One-year employment program supporting West Kootenay employers with recruitment, on-boarding and training for technology-related positions
  • Wage subsidies and training supports for new hires to permanent technology-related positions
  • Works with employers and new hires to create position-specific training plans
  • Develops local employer and work-force capacity for technology-related work

WHO CAN APPLY?

  • West Kootenay businesses and organizations
  • In the manufacturing, tourism or technology sector
  • Organizational need for hiring an employee to a technology-related position
  • Fiscal need for a wage subsidy and/or training supports for the new hire

WHAT IS AVAILABLE?

  • Three-month wage subsidy to offset on-boarding costs
  • Position-specific training supports
  • Individualized employee training plans
  • Ongoing check-ins with employers and new hires

HOW CAN I APPLY?

Email an expression of interest to westktech@kcds.ca.  Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until December 31, 2018.

THIS PROGRAM IS FUNDED BY:

Canada-British Columbia Workforce Development