BC Reskilling

The BC Reskilling program is designed to help unemployed, underemployed and transitioning workers by providing rapid reskilling for careers in the technology industry. It will provide the entry level knowledge required for high demand roles in the technology sector.

Please only submit one application for either Web Development or User Design Experience. Only the first application submitted will be considered.

Web Development Course

The Web Development course is a virtual, full time and intensive 12 week course designed to transform you into a professional web developer.  In this course you will learn foundational skills, which will deepen your HTML and CSS knowledge, programming fundamentals in JavaScript, front-end frameworks, automated testing, software architecture, and how to manage databases and data on a web server.  This is a free program, as long as you meet the eligibility requirements below.

To learn more about the program and apply  you can provide your contact information through the Web Development program weblink and someone will be in contact with you.

Cohort Dates

  • January 4th, 2021 – March 26th, 2021
  • February 1st, 2021 – April 23rd, 2021
  • February 26th, 2021 – May 21st, 2021

This course is presented in partnership with

User Experience Design Course

The User Experience course is a virtual, full time and intensive 12 week course.  In this course you will learn user experience design fundamentals, user research and strategy, design research and strategy, user interface design, responsive design, and professional development in UX.  This is a free program, as long as you meet the eligibility requirements below.

To learn more about the program and apply, you can provide your contact information through the User Experience Design Course weblink and someone will be in contact with you.

Cohort Date:

  • January 4th, 2021 – March 26th, 2021

This course is presented in partnership with

In order to participate in the Web Development or User Experience courses you must meet the following criteria:

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. You must be over the age of 15.
  2. You must be a Resident of British Columbia
  3. You must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or a protected person entitled to work in Canada.
    • Please note: Temporary foreign workers, international students, working holiday visas, or other temporary residents are unfortunately NOT eligible to participate
  4. You must be unemployed or underemployed.
    • Underemployed is categorized as working less than 20 hours a week. This can be at a casual, seasonal, or part-time job.
    • If you are self-employed, you must be working part-time or casual hours (less than 20 hours a week)
  5. If you are receiving Employment Insurance (EI) or Income Assistance (IA), or have recently received CERB (Canadian Emergency Response Benefit)  that has transitioned into EI, there is an additional form you must submit to the Federal Government in order to enrol in either program.
  6. You cannot be enrolled in another federally or provincially funded training program concurrently.

For more information about the BC Reskilling program, please contact hello@wearebctech.com