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Equipment Training

Training will take place on-site at Sto:lo Nation
Building 2D, 7201 Vedder Road Chilliwack, BC

September 14—18, 2020

Monday to Friday
9:00 AM TO 3:30 PM

To Apply please
CONTACT 604-858-3691 OR email

Traffic Control Person Training

Program Start Date: September 23, 2020
Program End Date: September 24, 2020

Class Time: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Training will take place on-site at:
2D—7201 Vedder Rd, Chilliwack BC V2R 4G5

For more information, contact us: 604-858-3691

Landscaping & Grounds Maintenance

PROGRAM START DATE: October 13, 2020

PROGRAM END DATE: October 23 2020

CLASS TIME: 9:00 AM TO 3:00 PM Monday to Friday

Program will take place on-site at:
Building 2D 7201 Vedder Road, Chilliwack, BC


Culinary Arts Pre-Trade Program

Culinary Arts Pre-Trade Program

Next classes start: September 14 - December 4, 2020 and January 14 - March 15, 2021

Are you an Indigenous or Metis individual residing in the SASET catchment area who has an interest in the cooking profession?

If so, contact a SASET employment cousellor to book an appointment and complete the application package.

For more information, contact us:

Traffic Control Person (TCP)

Sto:lo Aboriginal Skills & Employment Training is pleased to offer:

Traffic Control Person Training

Are you interested in pursuing a career as a flagger or traffic control person?
Are you an Indigenous person residing in the SASET catchment area?
Are you unemployed or underemployed?
Are you willing to commit to two days of training?

If so… We are presently accepting applications for this training opportunity. There are a limited number of seats so don’t delay in scheduling an appointment with an employment counsellor today!

Program Start Date: August 19, 2020
Program End Date: August 20, 2020
Class Time: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Training will take place on-site at:  5B—7201 Vedder Rd, Chilliwack BC V2R 4G5

For more information, contact us:

Chemical Addictions Worker Certificate - Fraser Salish Region

NVIT is a leader in Indigenous education and we are excited partner with First Nations Health Authority to bring a program to the Fraser Salish area!


The Chemical Addictions Worker (CHAD) program provides core skills required for First Nations Wellness Addictions Workers, and includes Aboriginal specific content. This program will assist individuals who currently are or wish to be Alcohol and Drug Counsellors and/or Addictions Workers, who may need to obtain professional development to meet job requirements.

Are you interested in seeking employment in the addictions field? Graduates of this program may find employment in the growing field of addictions counselling. Their work will be mainly with adults but may also include working with children, youth and families. Employment may be in agencies such as health centers and rehabilitation facilities, treatment centers, or Aboriginal agencies.

Entrance Requirements for Enrolment:

Grade 12 graduation with:

  • C+ in Principals of Math 11 or MATH 051*; and
  • C+ minimum in English 12/English 12 First Peoples or ENGL 060

Program Start Date: September 2020
Program End Date: August 2021

To Apply, Contact:
Laurie Edmundson, BA, GCIPH
Regional Mental Health and Wellness Advisor, Fraser Salish Region
PO Box 19, Stn Matsqui | Abbotsford, BC | V4X 2H6

Cell Phone: 604-813-4323
Email: | |





BC Infrastructure Benefits will be hiring trades people for the  PATTULLO BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT, and the HIGHWAY 1 EXPANSION from Kamloops to the Alberta Border.

Prioity hiring is applied for locals, Indigenous peoples, women, and other groups traditionally underrepresented in the trades.

If you are interested in attending one of the sessions, please email: info@bcib with the date and time you prefer to attend.

(Please now: space is limited to 10 participants per session)

A confirmation e-mail will be sent to ensure your spot.

Registration Dates Open:

June 4 10 am
June 11 4 pm
June 18 10 am
June 25 4 pm
July 2 10am
July 9 4pm
July 16 10am
July 23 4pm
July 30 10am


Indigenous University Preparation Program - SFU

Indigenous University Preparation Program - SFU
Apply now for FALL 2020
Are you:

  • A high school graduate?
  • Considering going to university, butwanting to test it first?
  • Someone who wants to learn moreabout math and writing?
  • Wanting to connect with a cohortgroup of Indigenous studentsin a small, safe, and supportiveenvironment?
  • Looking to open doors to morelearning and working opportunities?

SFU’s Indigenous University Preparation Program

We welcome First Nations, Métis and Inuit students to a university learning environment that affirms and integrates Indigenous knowledge and perspectives.

You will join a cohort of like-minded Indigenous students and explore university together with Elders, mentors, tutors and instructors while taking courses which can transfer into first year university or college.

Where does the IAUPP path lead you?

SFU’s IAUPP helps you pave the way for a successful transition to undergraduate studies. Our program offers first-year academic credit courses that integrate humanities and social sciences with Indigenous perspectives.

We also offer literacy and quantitative classes (non-academic credit) that will build your confidence.

Upon successful completion of the IAUPP, you will be granted admission to SFU and your completed credits will count towards your undergraduate degree.

Learn more
Phone 778.782.4089

SASET services during COVID-19 - 604-858-3691

Sto: lo Aboriginal Skills & Employment Training (SASET)

We are still open.. operating remotely that is!

What does this mean? It means that our SASET Team is working from fome to avoid the spread of COVID-19 but are still offering employment services, by phone or online, to meet the needs of our clients

What does this mean for our clients? It means that our clients get to stay in the safety of their homes while having access to employment services

We can help you with...

Job Search, Resume & Cover Lettrs, Training Applications, Life Skills, Online Training, Job Start Supports (boots, PPE) Career Planning and Local Resources

and yes, we are still accepting new or returning clients!

Contact us today! General Inquiry e-mail:

Also you can check us out online at: and EAS

Update from your WorkBC Centre

WorkBC Employment Services

Update from your WorkBC Centre
On behalf of your local WorkBC Centre, we are reaching out to you regarding the current impact of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), regarding our services and concerns as developments occur, and how this may impact your business.

We understand that things are in a state of constant change. We know you are trying to navigate the best options for your business operations, your employees and your customers.  We also understand that this is not an easy process, given the rapidly changing circumstances.

As of March 19th, our WorkBC Centres closed in-person services for the health and safety of our communities. However, we remain open for business as much as possible while we work remotely. We are here to continue to provide the best support and services to assist with the needs for any of clients and businesses.

Connect with us: We encourage you to connect, should you require assistance with:

Hiring needs: both in immediacy, and long term

Employer Resources: to assist during COVID-19

Training that may be needed to assist during current conditions

Our Commitment

You have our commitment that we are here and will do our best to accommodate and answer any questions you may have regarding your needs and plans moving forward; we are here to be of service to you in any way possible. Including, providing ongoing updates, to best assist keeping you informed and up to date.

Below are a few links to the latest information regarding employment and services available.  Note these can change, as things evolve.

Business Support Plan

Employment Insurance

How to access and who can qualify for benefits

Having to Consider Laying Off Employees - Tools and Resources

BC's COVID-19 Response update


Your WorkBC Employment Services Team

WorkBC Fraser Valley NE:

Chilliwack Centre

200 - 45905 Yale Road

Chilliwack 778-860-5452

Agassiz Centre

7086 Pioneer Avenue

Agassiz 604-796-0266

Hope Centre

895 3rd Avenue

Hope, BC, V0X 1L0