Free employment programs for young adults between the ages of 17 and 29

  • Connect with peers
  • Access to in-demand training & certifications
  • Career exploration: identify strengths, skills, values & goals
  • Learn how to target your job search, write effective resumes and prepare for your next interview
  • Develop strong communication skills
  • Learn how to navigate the local job market

WHAT IS SMART LAUNCH?

A FREE program to help you get the skills, training and support YOU need.

WHO CAN APPLY?

AGES 17 TO 29 WHO ARE:

Not enrolled in school full time,

Unemployed, underemployed or

precariously employed,

and are ready to explore opportunities

WHAT IS AVAILABLE?

  • Access to short term training and certifications like FoodSafe and First Aid
  • Funding for long-term training opportunities
  • Wage subsidies, job coaching and job placement support
  • Funding for transportation, childcare supports, essential workwear and equipment may be available

HOW CAN I APPLY?

Contact us by email at  smartlaunch@kcds.ca  or call 250-352-6200 EXT 316 to speak to one of our Program Facilitators.

APPLY NOW
Canada-British Columbia Workforce Development