Employment Programs

Personal services and supports

Do you need more help than you can get from workshops and a self-directed job search? Personal services and supports could give you the help you need to find work.

Ask for more information at one of our locations, or contact us.

Apply for Personal Services and Supports

Self Employment

Running your own business can be very rewarding, but it takes research, planning, and determination. Find out about self-employment and the resources available to help you get started.

Apprenticeship Training

Skilled tradespeople are in demand in British Columbia. Apprenticeship could be for you if

  • you enjoy using practical skills
  • you want a blend of classroom and on-the-job training

Find out how apprenticeship works

The Industry Training Authority (ITA) has excellent information on trades training for both apprentices and employers.

Choose an apprenticeship program

Select from over 100 trades in British Columbia. Options include Red Seal Training and Military Trades.

Apply for financial supports

You may qualify to apply for supports for the in-school part of your apprenticeship program. Detailed instructions for applying, and a link to the application, are found on this page.

Find out about apprenticeship training

Notice

In response to the provincial state of emergency declared by the BC Government, our WorkBC Centres have been closed to the public, effective immediately.

While this is a difficult time for many people, we are pleased to announce that we will be providing services virtually. This is being done via phone appointments, email & social media communication.

For further information, please contact us at:

info-penticton@workbc.ca