Nuu-chah-nulth BladeRunners

Course Length:  Varies
Course Availability: Check our Facebook page or call us at (250) 723-1331
Location: Varies
Age Eligibility: 19-30

This award winning program offers hands-on group based training and support for young adults aged 19 to 30 facing barriers and challenges to employment. The program is open to Aboriginal and non-aboriginal participants.

Program training topics vary to best match local employment opportunities. Past training has focused on Construction, Customer Service, and Adventure Tourism industries. Check our NETP Facebook calendar regularly to see upcoming BladeRunners training opportunities!

Participants receive:

  • Employment readiness training
  • Industry-recognized training certificates
  • Employment placements and job search support
  • Job start clothing and safety equipment support
  • Job coaching
  • Job maintenance support

Employer benefits:

  • New hires are employment ready and have industry-recognized certificates
  • Program graduates are eligible for wage subsidies
  • Employer is recognized in media articles and participant success stories

Eligible Participants:

  • Are 19 to 30 years of age
  • Are unemployed
  • Have limited or no work history
  • Are not attending school
  • Have a valid Social Insurance Number
  • Are not eligible for or receiving Employment Insurance (EI)
  • Have not collected EI in the past 3 years
  • Have barriers to employment