Employment in B.C. Featured Programs and Services

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B.C. Access Grant

The B.C. Access Grant for labour market priorities provides grant funding to encourage students with financial need to attend targeted high priority programs at eligible B.C. public post-secondary institutions. Learn more 

B.C. Apprentice Program

Apprentices who meet Employment Insurance (EI) client eligibility requirements are eligible for financial supports through the program while participating in the classroom technical training components of their apprenticeship training. Learn more 

B.C. Employment and Assistance Program

The B.C. Employment and Assistance program assists British Columbians by helping people move from income assistance to sustainable employment, and by providing income assistance to those who are unable to fully participate in the workforce. Learn more 

Blueprint Builder

Blueprint Builder connects British Columbians with great tools and resources to help choose a career, access education and funding, or find a job. Learn more 

Single Parent Employment Initiative

The Single Parent Employment Initiative helps eligible single parents receiving income and disability assistance enter the workforce by covering costs for career training, childcare and transit. Learn more

Skills Connect for Immigrants Program

The Skills Connect for Immigrants program (Skills Connect) is an individualized employment bridging program that helps skilled immigrants connect to jobs in B.C. that build on their pre-arrival skills, training, knowledge, and experience. Learn more 

WorkBC Employment Services Centres

WorkBC Employment Services Centres support British Columbians in getting a job and keeping it. Learn more 

WorkBC Job Search

WorkBC.ca's online tools are designed to help British Columbians successfully navigate B.C.’s labour market. Learn more