B.C. is a great place to live and work, and a good job can help you get ahead and plan for the future.

WorkBC is here to help answer your questions about the education, training, and support you need to take advantage of current job openings, and the many opportunities to come.

Explore careers in B.C. and related education and skills training pathways with the new Find Your Path tool. Discover in-demand careers across different sectors, and the steps you can take to realize your goals.

Careers in high demand

Looking for a good job? See B.C.’s list of current high-opportunity occupations – good jobs that are in demand.

Browse the job board

B.C.’s economy is expected to create almost one million jobs over the next ten years. Browse thousands of opportunities now on WorkBC’s job board.

Get one-on-one support

Expert staff at 102 WorkBC Centres can help you with your job-related needs, whether you need help finding a good job or getting job-ready.


There are many resources and services available to support people living with disabilities in the workplace.

Support for youth

WorkBC provides life skills, job readiness skills, on-the-job training, job coaching and ongoing employment supports for young adults.

Employment services

Connect with a WorkBC Centre to find out more about skills training and employment supports.

Low- and middle-income students enrolled in B.C. public post-secondary institutions can apply for upfront, non-repayable financial assistance.

Explore funding opportunities

Find funding to help finance your education, including loans, grants, bursaries, scholarships, and special programs.

Join the skilled trades

Choose a great career in one of B.C.’s 100+ skilled trades. Get paid while working towards your certification with an apprenticeship.

StrongerBC Future Skills Grant

Discover the many short-term skills training programs eligible for up to $3500 in funding from the StrongerBC future skills grant.

Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Support Fund

Apply for bursary funding while you complete your post-secondary Early Childhood Educator (ECE) certification.

Upgrade your education

Adult Basic Education (ABE) and English Language Learning programs for domestic students are tuition-free at 18 public post-secondary institutions in British Columbia. School districts also provide tuition-free ABE programs.

Skills training

Connect with a WorkBC Centre to find out more about skills training and employment supports.

Health Career Access Program

Start your career in health care with paid, on-the-job training leading to full qualification as a health care assistant within one year.

Education supports for former youth in care

If you’re a former child or youth in care, you could qualify for the Provincial Tuition Waiver Program. Study full- or part-time and choose from undergraduate courses and programs from any B.C. public post-secondary institution, the Native Education College, or one of the approved union-based trades training providers at little to no cost.

If your education, training and work experience are from outside Canada, WorkBC can help you put your skills to work here in B.C.

Post-secondary education can be expensive. Find funding, loans, grants, bursaries, scholarships and special programs available to help finance your education. 

WorkBC centres can support you in finding a job and keeping it. Services are available to all B.C. job seekers.

Most jobs in B.C. require some form of education or training. You can get qualified through a variety of options, including apprenticeships and post-secondary programs, as well as on-the-job training through WorkBC Centres.

Assistive Technology Services are available to individuals who have a work-related barrier due to a disability or a functional limitation. 

Learn how to grow your business and discover resources to help you hire, train, support and keep employees at WorkBC.

Yes, and Indigenous Peoples can access additional career development support through the Indigenous Skills and Employment Training (ISET) Program.

WorkBC is available to all British Columbians, regardless of where they live, with many programs and supports offering flexible service delivery.

At your local WorkBC Centre you can work one-on-one with a job counsellor to develop a personalized action plan to get you ready for employment.

Contact us via phone, email or chat.

Businesses in B.C. can now post jobs on the National Job Bank. The job postings will automatically be displayed on WorkBC.ca for workers in British Columbia to access.

Sponsor an apprentice

When you’re hiring for your business, consider the benefits of hiring an apprentice in the skilled trades. Learn more about WorkBC’s partnership with SkilledTradesBC.

Hire a co-op student

Co-operative education is a win-win—students gain relevant work experience, while employers benefit from students’ energy, fresh ideas, knowledge and skills.

Sector Labour Market Partnerships

Helping industry and employers understand and respond to labour market changes.

Hiring people living with disabilities

Include people with disabilities in your team. Work with WorkBC expert staff and find out how your businesses can hire qualified workers.

Get funding to train your workforce and prospective new hires with the B.C. Employer Training Grant. The grant provides up to $300,000 in annual funding per employer, to small, medium and large enterprises to support skills training.

Get a subsidy for offering on-the-job training

Apply to the WorkBC Wage Subsidy program to have a portion of employee wages covered in exchange for on-the-job training and work experience.

Prepare your team for the digital marketplace

Get free training to move your business online. Learn how to build online shops, boost e-commerce operations, and do digital marketing.

This program is funded by the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia