Chase & District Employment Centre
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Skilled Trades Employment Program
The Skilled Trades Employment Program (STEP) is a program developed by the BC Construction Association.
It is geared towards helping employers in BC get the skilled workers they need by matching them up with people who have some experience or who want to start a career in the trades.
Necessary training can be provided for individuals to start out in the industry.
This program is for people who are not attached to Employment Insurance or who are employed in a low skilled position and lack certification, a high school diploma or essential skills.
Please contact the office for more information and to book an appointment time at
(250) 679-8448
Bold Eagle is an Aboriginal youth development program conducted by the Department of National Defence and its partner Aboriginal organizations. It has been conducted within Land Force Western Area (LFWA) since summer 1990, expanding from its origins in Saskatchewan to include participation by Aboriginal peoples throughout western Canada and North-western Ontario.

Bold Eagle's Goals are to contribute to the development of Aboriginal youth by fostering:
Self-confidence, Self-discipline, Teamwork and Physical Fitness.

Training consists of two parts: an Aboriginal culture camp followed by a Canadian Forces Army Reserve Basic Military Qualification course, otherwise known as basic training. The training is completed over six weeks during July and August.

Applications for Bold Eagle, with the completed documents must be received by April 30th each year.

For more information and to apply go to the website at:
or call 1-800-856-8488 or contact the LFWA Bold Eagle Coordinator at (403) 410-2320 ext. 3555 or by email:
Upcoming workshops at the Chase & District Employment Centre are:

Job Journey Planning

Making the Labour Market work for you

Job Search Solutions

Self Marketing & Networking

Resumes & Cover Letters

Essential Interview Skills

Understanding Career Direction

Starting a New Job!

Please see our calendar for date and time of up-coming workshops, as well as a full description of each workshop. Phone (250)679-8448 to register, seating is limited.
The Employment Program of British Columbia is funded by the
Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia