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Are You An: Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) With 4-5 Years Of Trades Experience In Canada Or Abroad?

Program Description

Fully funded training for RED SEAL certification is delivered to unemployed immigrants, youth and other individuals, case-managed by WorkBC. Upto $300 per week living support along with other benefits such as daycare, transportation, books & supplies etc. are provided to the participants.

This training is 15 weeks long which includes:

  • 1 week of Red Seal Occupational Standard (RSOS), Language and essential skills,
  • 8 weeks of RED SEAL upgrading training (automotive, millwright or welder)
  • 1 week review/write Inter-Provincial Red Seal Exam,
  • 4 weeks of work experience with employers, and
  • 1 week of job search and placement support follow-up.

Program Eligibility*

  • Established a claim for Employment Insurance (EI) benefits
  • Had an EI benefit period that ended within the previous 60 months
  • Have earned more than $2,000 in EI earnings and paid employee EI premiums on those earnings in 5 of the last 10 years
    (Note: the 5 years do not have to be consecutive years)
  • Are a British Columbia Employment and Assistance Client with a
    Persons With Disabilities (BCEA PWD) designation
    Referred by a WorkBC Centre with an Action Plan

Application Process

To learn more about the RED SEAL program or to apply, please contact:

* This program is funded by the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia