Need re-training to get back to work? Occupational Skills Training is one of many training options that may be available for you. Connect with NIEFS to find out what training you are eligible for and how to apply.
Not EI eligible - there are other ways to get the skills you need to succeed, talk to NIEFS about other training options and employment programs in BC.
The Canada-BC Job Grant is a cost-sharing program that helps employers offset the cost of training for new or current employees. The grant helps British Columbians gain the skills they need to fill available jobs & helps employers invest in their workforces, equipping workers with the training necessary to make their businesses succeed.
Canadian government site with a wealth of financial information for financing and planning for school including Canada Student Loans and Grants.
BC Education Planner
Information on undergraduate program availability, application dates, tuition costs, admission requirements, lengths, and much more at BC's 27 public post-secondary institutions.
BC Transfer Guide in BC Post Secondary Systems
Students can quickly and easily see how their courses transfer between post-secondary institutions. Being able to transfer credits between institutions lets students attend more than one institution without having to repeat courses unnecessarily.
Search their database for universities, colleges and career colleges. Get program information and browse school profiles.
This site offers a comprehensive resource and information guide for current/prospective university and college students, including a directory of Canadian, American & International universities and colleges as well as information on internships, scholarships, grants and financial aid. There are even links to help you find a job with your training and education.
Sign up to search through their extensive database to find scholarships, bursaries and grants. You'll also find information about student loans, applications and budget planning.
Search their database for Canadian scholarships and awards. Canada's FREE financial resource.
Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB)
The Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education administers the Private Training Act
and associated regulations. Contains a directory of all recognized training programs offered by private colleges and other training organizations/providers.
NIC is a community college committed to high quality and excellence in our programs and services. Our wide range of program options is supported by a dedicated faculty, staff and administration - all working together to help you achieve your goals.
Robron Centre for Lifelong Learning is home to a number of district programs for Campbell River School District (School District 72). We offer the following programs on site:
- Continuing Education
- eBlend (K - Gr. 9 Home Learning Program)
- District Alternate Programs
- Campbell River Schools International (School District 72's International Program)
- Aboriginal Education Department
- Student Services Department
Canadian Virtual University
(CVU) is a partnership of universities across Canada, committed to delivering university-level programs that can be completed from anywhere in the country or beyond.
Discovery Community College
Discovery College is a fully accredited private learning institution utilizing the latest technology and fully qualified, professional staff to give you the advantage you need in today's competitive job market.
Excel Career College
Excel Career College offers a wide range of Diploma and Certificate programs as well as individual courses, each designed with student needs and the current labour market in mind. Campus locations are in Courtenay, Campbell River & Port McNeill. Excel Career College is fully accredited training institution with Private Career Training Institutions Agency (PCTIA).
At Mosaic learning comes first. We are here to help you learn by assisting you through the steps. We want you to succeed and together we will make it happen. Our mission is a success story for every student!
Mosaic Vocational School is committed to providing excellent vocational-oriented training opportunities and resources that will build job skills and professionalism resulting in greater job opportunities for students.
Goodwill Community Foundation® - GCFLearnFree.org
Learn for free online! For more than a decade, the GCFLearnFree.org program has helped millions around the world learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the 21st century. From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, GCFLearnFree.org offers 125 tutorials, including more than 1,100 lessons, videos, and interactives, completely free. Great way to get back in practice for returning to school or for taking an online course.
The links below may help you determine which type of training is appropriate for you.
Learning Styles Quiz
Everyone has a style of learning which works best for them. Most people have one style which is strongest but they can exhibit other styles in any given situation. To see what your main learning style is take our learning styles quiz.
Multiple Intelligences Assessment
This website - Multiple Intelligences for Adult Literacy and Education, applies Dr. Gardner's theory of Multiple Intelligences to adult learning. There are eight different types of intelligence. No one uses just one type of intelligence; we all use several in our daily lives. Some are stronger than others for each person. Thus it's helpful to determine your top intelligences and tailor your learning and study methods to best meet your particular combination of strengths.
Index of Learning Styles Questionnaire
Take the questionnaire and then print out your results and review the Learning Styles & Strategies Descriptions to learn more about your strengths and strategies for dealing with your learning weaknesses.