Youth aged 16-30 are being offered help entering the workforce in the construction and hospitality industries as the Career Centre brings back its BladeRunners program this spring.
BladeRunners will be offered twice this spring: Feb. 19 through March 16 with a focus on construction and April 16 through May 11 with a focus on hospitality.
Registration deadline is Feb. 2. The Career Centre will need to know how many prospective attendees are interested in order to ensure the classes can run, said Lori Koop, Career Centre manager of marketing and operations.
Youth in each program will receive four weeks of free customized training. Upon completion, participants will receive certification in first aid, WHMIS, cashier training, Serving it Right, FoodSafe, Superhost, fall protection, forklift, and construction safety and skills.
For more information visit www.careercentre.org or call the Career Centre at 250-248-3205.