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 + College Prep

Credential: Completion Certificate  Ι  Offered: July 20 - August 28, 2020


Program Description

Are you planning to find a new job or start a new college training program in September? If you want to build up your skills to navigate virtual learning or work, this program will help you become more comfortable in online environments. 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.

Learning Objectives

  • Develop digital technical ability
    -Computers and Internet navigation
    -Microsoft Word, excel spreadsheet training
    -Cloud computing with Google Drive and One Drive
    -Virtual meetings using Microsoft Teams, Zoom
    -Online searches and location strategy for finding information
    -Virtual classroom using Moodle
  • Learn about personal learning style and strengths
  • Practice online groupwork
  • Develop critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Develop writing skills
  • Celebrate our diversity and unity through culture
  • Practice adaptability, emotional intelligence, resilience, and continuous learning
  • Learn and practice effective communication methods
  • Develop reading skills
  • Identify healthy study habits and time management

  

Upcoming Info Sessions

Beginning Friday June 19, 2020 on Zoom - Every Tuesday at 10am & Every Friday at 3pm

For information on how to download Zoom to your desktop computer, visit this linkTo download Zoom on your mobile device go to your Google Play or Apple App Store App and search "Zoom", click download. It's free.

Join Zoom Meeting HERE Or dial in to the meeting by calling: 778-907-2071
Enter the Meeting ID: 212 158 9161, then #
When it asks you to enter your participant ID, press #

Program Summary

Length:

6 Weeks

Offered:

July 20 - August 28, 2020

Credential:

Completion Certificate

Format:

TBD

Schedule:

TBD

Employment:

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

Pre-Requisites:

None
 

Admission Requirements

 

How to Apply

  • Email a brief statement of your interest in this program to akai@necvancouver.org
  • Attend one online Info session, no pre-registration required
 

Online: Apply online here, and choose THE ESSENTIALS program

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

Apply Now!

Tuition & Information

Tuition: Free
Attendance incentive
Virtual classroom using Moodle
Cultural project and presentation
Team Project

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