During COVID-19, we are providing services by phone, email and online. 

About this program

Become a future builder as an Infrastructure Construction Craft Worker. Gain skills to work on large scale city infrastructure projects like provincial bridges and highways, city subways, and more. Our program can help you gain the skills, knowledge, and experience you need to work in a variety of industrial settings such as pipelines, utilities, shipyards, and mining.


Program benefits

  • 3 weeks of employability skills training
  • 4 weeks of occupational skills training (provided by Kwantlen Polytechnic University)
  • 4 weeks of work experience with local employers
  • Job search and follow-up support
  • Earn certification as an Industry Training Authority (ITA) approved Construction Craft Worker (Labourer) Level 1
  • Cost of training, including the use of building supplies, fully funded by the program
  • Get connected with hundreds of employers through our partners at the BC Infrastructure Benefits (BCIB)

Eligibility requirements

    • Must be unemployed or precariously employed AND one of the following:
      • Receiving EI or have had a claim in the last 5 years OR
      • Have earned more than $2,000 in insurable earnings and paid employee EI premiums on those earnings in at least 5 of the last 10 years OR
      • Be a BCEA client
    • Must become case managed at a WorkBC Centre
    • Must be interested in construction trades, and have the ability to lift 50 lbs

     Note: Priority is given Youth, Immigrants, Women and workers laid off due to the pandemic.


    • Program start date: July 19, 2021
    • Program end date: October 8, 2021

    Contact Information

    Location: 5902 Kingsway, Burnaby BC, V5J 1H2

    Phone: 604.438.8214

    Hours of Operation
    Monday to Friday: 9:00am - 4:30pm