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Landscaping Training Program

March 29 - April 9, 2021

Class Time:  9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Please call 604-858-3691 for any questions or to book an appointment with an employment counsellor to sign-up.

Click on the provided link for a copy of the training poster: Landscaping Training Poster

Building Service Worker Training Program

Building Service Worker Training Program

March 29 - April 15, 2021

Class Time:  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Please call 604-858-3691 for any question or to book an appointment with an employment counsellor to sign-up.

Click on provided link for a copy of the training poster: Building Service Worker Poster

Pre-apprentice Arborist Training Program

Pre-apprentice Arborist Training

Start Date: March 1 - 19, 2021

For copy of the poster click on provided link: Re-apprentice Arborist Training Poster


Online Certificate Training

Online Certificate Training

Start Date: March 15 - 19, 2021

Link for the poster: Online Certificate Training poster


Basic Security Training

Basic Security Training

Next classes start on March 22 - 26, 2021

Click on link for the poster:  Basis Security Training


Culinary Arts Pre-Trade Program - Next Intake April 5, 2021

Culinary Arts Pre-Trade Program 

Next classes starts on April 5, 2021

Click on provided link for copy of the poster:  Culinary Arts Pre-Trade Program


Introducation to Administration Online Program

Starts April 6, 2021

Are you an Indigenous Person who:

  • Has an interest in Office Administration
  • Is un- or under- employed
  • Resides in our service area (Katzie to Boston Bar)
  • Has access to a computer, with a webcam and internet
  • Is willing to attend & commit to a 6 week full-time ONLINE program

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 Counselor!

Program Includes:
Microsoft Office
Business Communication & Writing
Filing System (Electric & Manual)
Phone & Email Etiquette
Managing Conflict
Customer Service
And More!

For more information, contact us:

604-858-3691 or Toll Free: 1-888-845-4455

For copy of poster click on provided link: Intro to Administration Training Poster

RBC Virtual Career Fair Event

RBC indigenous Recruitment Virtual Career Fair
Virtual WebEx Event

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
6:30 – 8:00 pm PST

To register here is the link

At RBC, we’re committed to building an inclusive workplace with an unwavering determination to progress as a bank that stands for Indigenous inclusion and prosperity – now, and for all generations to come. We build relationships based on mutual respect, shared values, and a common understanding. We believe that together we can create a strong and sustainable future for communities from coast to coast to coast.

Are you an Indigenous professional, recent grad or student living in British Columbia, looking for a challenging and rewarding career with Canada’s leading financial institution and best diversity employer? Join us for a networking event with RBC’s business leaders, hiring managers, and recruiters from across British Columbia.

If you are Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit and/or Metis) person to Canada, we invite you to register for this exclusive RBC event where you will:

  • Learn more about RBC’s Indigenous space.
  • Hear from Indigenous RBC employees as they share their career journeys and experiences at RBC.
  • Enjoy networking directly with senior leaders, hiring managers, and recruiters to find out about opportunities in areas such as:
  • Branch Roles in Personal Banking – where you will offer great service and meaningful financial advice
  • Business & Commercial Banking Roles – where you are helping businesses succeed
  • Financial Planner, Investment & Retirement Planning and Mortgage Specialist Roles – where you would be a Mobile Sales professional offering flexibility and specialized advice
  • Advice Centre (call centre) – where you give telephone advice to clients about a variety of products/services
  • New Graduate Job Opportunities – to help you build a solid career in a variety of roles
  • Student Internships and Awards – including summer and co-op opportunities
  • And many other career options!

Important Details
Virtual WebEx Event
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
6:30 – 8:00 pm PST

If you would like to attend, please submit your application to register for this event by February 7, 2021
This event is by invitation only.

For questions and inquiries relating to requesting accommodation for this event, please send your message to  with “Accommodation Request for February 10 Event” in the subject line.

Space is limited therefore only qualified registrants will be contacted and receive a formal invitation via e-mail.

At RBC, the health and wellbeing of our employees and candidates is always our top priority.

Recruitment Process
COVID-19 has accelerated change across our workplace, including our hiring practices! As a result, throughout your application process, you may be asked to connect with us virtually, and may not be required to meet in-person. Our recruiters will explain how our video-interview technology will be used throughout the recruitment process, and will be on hand to answer any questions you might have.

Workplace Flexibility
You will be given the opportunity to work from home, if you can be fully productive, and role requirements including regulatory obligations can be satisfied. We are committed to supporting flexible work arrangements, investing in technology or other resources to enable you to work from home effectively, wherever possible.

Health & Safety
For employees that may be required to work from our premises, we’re doing our part to safeguard your health, and taking extra steps to reduce the spread of COVID-19. All RBC premises will allow for required physical distancing requirements, and new routines and resources such as hand sanitizer, antiseptic wipes, masks, or other protective equipment.

Join our Talent Community
Stay in-the-know about great career opportunities at RBC. Sign up and get customized info on our latest jobs, career tips and Recruitment events that matter to you.

Expand your limits and create a new future together at RBC. Find out how we use our passion and drive to enhance the well-being of our clients and communities at

Canada Summer Jobs 2021 – Call for Applications

Canada Summer Jobs program objectives

Canada Summer Jobs is an initiative of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy, which aims to provide flexible and holistic services to help all young Canadians develop the skills and gain paid work experience to successfully transition into the labour market.

Click on provided website Canada Summer Jobs 2021 - Call for Applications

Free course from VIU: Essentials of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection

Free course from VIU: Essentials of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection

Dear valued partner,

We are excited to let you know about a new educational opportunity that Vancouver Island University (VIU) faculty have developed in partnership with faculty from the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT). We are piloting a new microcredential in Essentials of Natural Resource and Environmental Protection, delivered through BCIT, which will be offered for FREE to applicants who are committed to completing the full program and providing feedback afterwards.

Who should consider signing up?
Anyone with an interest in exploring career pathways in natural resource management or environmental protection is invited to apply. For example, those interested in working in parks, eco-tourism operations, conservation, green energy, mining, forestry, agriculture, fisheries and wildlife. This includes high school students who meet the requirements.

Students will be introduced to the basic terminology used in the natural resources sector, as well as the different types of natural resources in Canada and who manages and protects them. See this flyer for more details.

The program runs February 1 to March 18, 2021. Classes will be live streamed on Mondays and Thursdays from 6-8 pm, with additional asynchronous content. To fully benefit from this program, participants are encouraged to attend as many of the lectures as they can.

Additional perks
Upon successful completion of this program, participants receive four unassigned credits at VIU. The microcredential provides an introduction to natural resource protection that could lead to additional training at VIU such as:

  • Resource Management Technology Officer,
  • courses offered through our Natural Resource Extension Program,
  • and the Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology diploma program.

Please share with your colleagues and anyone you think might be interested. If you are interested in applying, please fill out this application form. Applications are due by January 22, 2021.

Apply today

Please connect with me via email should you have any questions,

Chris Godfreyson
Program Coordinator, Natural Resources Extension Program
Vancouver Island University

Vancouver Island University
900 Fifth Street
Nanaimo, BC V9R 5S5