Goal 2

Our goal is to ensure the trades training system delivers the right skills, in the right place, at the right time to meet the needs of BC’s economy. We will demonstrate this through leveraging the province’s labour market information; overlaying industry feedback from Sector Advisory Groups; and ensuring that the trades training system understands and is responsive to evolving needs of apprentices and employer-sponsors.

Strategies

  • Engage with industry
  • Align funding to industry demand
  • Improve apprentice completion rates
  • Enhance youth programs
  • Support groups facing barriers in trades training

Outcomes

  • Increased opportunities to access training to fill skilled trades jobs in areas of labour market demand
  • 5,000 youth enrolled in new programs who will explore, train & work in the skilled trades
  • Increased participation and success for groups facing barriers to trades training