Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Province's Find Your Fit program comes to Prince Rupert today

Information on how to access opportunities as part of the province's skilled work force will be available today at Prince Rupert Middle School, as Work BC's Find Your Fit program arrives in the city.

The one day exhibition will start at 3:15 this afternoon, continuing until 7 PM at the School on Eighth Avenue West.

Prince Rupert Middle School plays host to Work BC's Find Your Fit
Exhibits and information items available for review from 3:15 to  PM today

Today's session offers a chance for students and others in the community to get an inside look at the range of careers that are available with a look at such areas as carpentry, electricians studies and heavy duty equipment mechanics, all of which are positions in high demand across the Northwest.

The program however is not limited to the heavy industrial trades, other opportunities that those attending can review include employment options in tourism, tech and health care.

As the Work BC caravan was making its way to Prince Rupert, North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice noted how it offers a range of information to assist in career choices and where paths of education may lead.

“Students and their parents are faced with a range of education and career choices,”  ... “Find Your Fit gives our students the hands-on experience and information they need to make informed decisions that will help them find their place in our strong, sustainable and innovative economy.”

More background on today's session at Prince Rupert Middle School can be found here.

A wider overview of the program is available for review here.

The program is also very active on Social media both through Facebook and twitter

Find Your Fit will also be setting up at Lax Kw'alaams this week, that session takes place on Thursday at the Coast Tsimshian Academy from 4 until 7PM.

There is no cost to the public for either North Coast event.

The Work BC program is also set to arrive in Kitimat, New Aiyansh and Smithers through the next few days.

More items of note on education can be found on our archive page.

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