Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training
The Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training provides leadership and direction for post-secondary education and skills training systems in British Columbia as well as labour market information and programs.
Mental Health Counseling and Referral Service for Post-Secondary Students
Here2Talk is a new mental health counseling and referral service for post-secondary students. It offers confidential free single-session services by app, phone or online chat 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Find a current list of ministry responsibilities as they are being updated.
- Aboriginal Education
Information on Aboriginal post-secondary education in B.C., including the Aboriginal Post-Secondary Education and Training Policy Framework and Action Plan.
- Adult Education
Programs to meet the needs of adults who are not ready to enter directly into an academic or career program at the post-secondary level.
- Education Quality Assurance
Learn more about Education Quality Assurance designation for quality post-secondary education.
- International Education
Learn more about opportunities for B.C. students to study abroad and students from around the world to study and work in B.C.
- Post-Secondary Data
Data collected from past and present students.
- Post-Secondary Funding & Accountability
Government reporting, budget, capital planning, and accountability framework.
- Private Career Training
Learn about private training regulations in B.C.
- B.C. Employer Training Grant
A program designed to assist employers in providing skills training to new or current employees that will develop skills and certification, upgrade skills needed due to automation and enhance productivity.
Sector Labour Market Partnership Program
The program provides funding for partnership-led projects that address broader sector and regional labour market issues within British Columbia's diverse economy.
- Sexual Violence and Misconduct
Information and resources on how to prevent and respond to incidents of sexual violence and misconduct on post-secondary campuses.
- Find an Institution
Information on being an informed student, prior learning assessment, and public/private post-secondary institutions.
- Search for Post-Secondary Programs
Compare post-secondary programs in B.C.
- Apply for Student Financial Assistance
Learn more about students loans, grants, and scholarships.
- Industry Training Authority
Everything you need to know about apprenticeship and industry training in B.C.
Committed to help British Columbians successfully navigate B.C.'s labour market.
Designed to help prospective immigrants, newcomers, community leaders, and service providers find the information, tools and resources that they need.