The Essentials: Skills, Culture, Knowledge

Credential: Completion Certificate  Ι  Offered: Year Round


Program Description

With practice, essential skills can be developed and improve student’s level of confidence in achieving their goals and carrying out necessary tasks in life. This program delivers job training, group activities and independent studies to help enhance skills for better opportunities at school, work and life. Cultural teachings are a component of the program and designed to encourage students to share with and learn from others as well as celebrate the diverse Indigenous nations they are from. Finally, the outcomes students experience is a future focus, enhanced confidence and the essential skills to proceed on their journey of work, learning and life.

Program Highlights

  • Computers and technology
  • Personal development
  • Critical thinking
  • Counselling/Elders available
  • Field trips
  • Communication/conflict resolution
  • Working in groups
  • Career exploration
  • Public speaking
  • Ceremony
  • Indigenous teachings
  • Professionalism
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Writing
  • Self care
  • Training certifications
  • Community building
  • Job search assistance

 

Admission Requirements

 

How to Apply

  • Email a letter of intent to the email address below, outlining why you want to take the program and why this is a good time. See video below for more info on a letter of intent.
  • Email your resume to email address below.
  • Attend a Program Orientation Session, see dates below:
 

In-Person: 235 East 5th Avenue, Vancouver BC. (We are located just off Main Street)

By Fax: Fax your application to our admissions office at (604) 873-1440

Online: Complete and submit your Online Application

Apply Now!

Upcoming Orientation Sessions

Dates to be announced

Orientations will be held in the Tsimilano building (blue building), next door to the main campus at 235 East 5th Ave.



Tuition & Information

Tuition: Free
Attendance incentive
Bus tickets provided
Breakfast served daily
Daycare Subsidies available

 This program does not require approval by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.

For more information, contact:

Amanda Kai, Program Manager
The Essentials: Skills, Culture, Knowledge
(604) 873-3761 Ext. 333
akai@necvancouver.org

 

Business Start-Up

Credential: Completion Certificate  Ι  Offered: Dates to be announced


Program Description

If you have a business idea that you want to test for viability, this program will walk you through the steps of developing a business plan that will help you develop a quality product or service, a marketing strategy, and secure funding, inventory and clients. In this program you will also undergo Personal Development, Essential Skills training and other important aspects of Indigenous Business.

Program Summary

Length:

12 Weeks

Offered:

February 2020

Credential:

Completion Certificate

Format:

Full-time, Day-time

Schedule:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 9am - 3pm

Pre-requisites:

None

 

Admission Requirements

 

How to Apply

  • Email a letter of intent to the email address below, outlining why you want to take the program and why this is a good time. See video below for more info on a letter of intent.
  • Email your resume to email address below.
  • Attend a Program Orientation Session, see dates below:
 

In-Person: 235 East 5th Avenue, Vancouver BC. (We are located just off Main Street)

By Fax: Fax your application to our admissions office at (604) 873-1440

Online: Complete and submit your Online Application

Apply Now!

Upcoming Orientation Sessions

Dates to be announced

Orientations will be held in the Tsimilano building (blue building), next door to the main campus at 235 East 5th Ave.

Tuition & Information

Tuition: Free
Attendance incentive
Bus tickets provided
Breakfast served daily
Daycare Subsidies available

This program does not require approval by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.

For more information, contact:

Amanda Kai, Program Manager
The Essentials: Skills, Culture, Knowledge
(604) 873-3761 Ext. 333
akai@necvancouver.org

Career Exploration

Credential: Completion Certificate  Ι  Offered: Dates to be announced


Program Description

A full-time preparatory program for individuals who are ready to explore the next chapter in their career path or are returning to work or school after an absence. With focus on developing career objective, life skills and workplace essential skills, students will come away from this program with developed goals, confidence and understanding of the necessary skills for success in school or the workplace.

Program Summary

Length:

14 Weeks (includes 2-week holiday closure)

Offered:

Dates to be announced

Credential:

Completion Certificate

Format:

Full-time, Day-time

Schedule:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 9am - 3pm

Employment:

Job search assistance, or employment placement with one of our partner organizations

Pre-Requisites:

None
 

Admission Requirements

 

How to Apply

  • Email a letter of intent to the email address below, outlining why you want to take the program and why this is a good time. See video below for more info on a letter of intent.
  • Email your resume to email address below.
  • Attend a Program Orientation Session, see dates below:
 

In-Person: 235 East 5th Avenue, Vancouver BC. (We are located just off Main Street)

By Fax: Fax your application to our admissions office at (604) 873-1440

Online: Complete and submit your Online Application

Apply Now!

Upcoming Orientation Sessions

Dates to be announced

Orientations will be held in the Tsimilano building (blue building), next door to the main campus at 235 East 5th Ave.

Tuition & Information

Tuition: Free
Attendance incentive
Bus tickets provided
Breakfast served daily
Daycare Subsidies available

This program does not require approval by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.

For more information, contact:

Amanda Kai, Program Manager
The Essentials: Skills, Culture, Knowledge
(604) 873-3761 Ext. 333
akai@necvancouver.org

 

Security Professional

Credential: Completion Certificate  Ι  Offered: Dates to be announced


Program Description

A part-time program designed for individuals who want to study and learn as a group for the Basic Security Training Exam and Certification, and are 100% committed to working in the industry, as a Security Officer upon completion. Guaranteed employment for successful students.

Program Summary

Length:

7 Weeks

Offered:

Dates to be announced

Credential:

Completion Certificate

Format:

Part-time, Evenings

Schedule:

Tuesday and Thursday, 6pm - 9pm

Employment:

Job placements with Paladin Security or job search assistance.

Pre-Requisites:

Pre-screening CR check, high school diploma preferred but not mandatory
 

Admission Requirements

 

How to Apply

  • Email a letter of intent to the email address below, outlining why you want to take the program and why this is a good time. See video below for more info on a letter of intent.
  • Email your resume to email address below.
  • Attend a Program Orientation Session, see dates below:
 

In-Person: 235 East 5th Avenue, Vancouver BC. (We are located just off Main Street)

By Fax: Fax your application to our admissions office at (604) 873-1440

Online: Complete and submit your Online Application

Apply Now!

Upcoming Orientation Sessions

Dates to be announced

Orientations will be held in the Tsimilano building (blue building), next door to the main campus at 235 East 5th Ave.

Tuition & Information

Tuition: Free
Attendance incentive
Bus tickets provided
Breakfast served daily
Daycare Subsidies available

This program does not require approval by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.

For more information, contact:

Amanda Kai, Program Manager
The Essentials: Skills, Culture, Knowledge
(604) 873-3761 Ext. 333
akai@necvancouver.org