Switch

Kootenay Employment Services has a new cutting-edge opportunity for youth looking to score a techie job. SWITCH is a chance for youth to refine their job search and prep for employment with a splash of tech. Over 5-weeks they will explore empowerment, strategy building and personal leadership through online workshops and collaborating on projects. Plus, training in web development skills, techniques, and tools; basic coding and 3-D laser printing

Participants will also receive training and certification to help boost their qualifications for employment.  This is followed by a 12-week paid work experience to allow participants a chance to apply what they have learned and make contacts in the industry. Those who complete the program also walk away with a $200 bonus.

SWITCH starts April 19th and is open to 16-30 years old in Cranbrook, Creston, Invermere, Fernie and surrounding areas.

Applications close April 14th.
Click below to register online, alternatively
you can contact us at (250) 428 5655

Please give our office a call on (250) 428 5655 to see if you or someone you know is eligible for this paid program or contact us by email at bh@kes.bc.ca