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 February 8th and is open to 16-30 years old in Cranbrook, Creston, Invermere, Fernie and surrounding areas.

Give our office a call to see if you or someone you know is eligible for this paid program or contact us by email: bh@kes.bc.ca