Vancouver Island University is offering programs in Security Worker Training and Building Service Worker and there are a few seats left to fill.
Tuition and materials are available for participants who meet program criteria. The programs are open to any B.C. resident over the age of 18 who has not had an employment insurance claim in the last three years or a maternity/paternity claim in the last five years.
Applications are currently accepted for the Security Worker Training program starting in Nanaimo Feb. 2.
The course consists of the Basic Security Training Program as developed by the Justice Institute of B.C. and includes training modules in dealing with difficult people, professional witnessing, traffic control, and occupational first aid level I.
For applications, please visit http://www2.viu.ca/pdt/courses/esa.asp.