British Columbia - Vancouver & Lower Mainland Southwest
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  • This site is NOT associated with any Immigrant Services Training or Upgrading.
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About Us is owned by the UFCW Local 247 Training and Education Centre Society.

We are the largest Union training centre in Canada. We also offer numerous community based employment services to workers in the trades, hospitality and tourism industries, youth, aboriginal people, and older workers.

We have been providing services to the unemployed and to our union members since 1989. Our centers are located in New Westminster, Fort Saint John, Prince George and Kelowna, B. C.

Our staff includes fully certified trades people and our Directors have been instrumental in apprenticeship in B.C. and have sat on Sector Councils throughout Canada.

We began the development of a trades focused website in 2004 in order to profile the transferable skills of Forestry workers as part of a program designed to assist them to move to suitable employment in other industries utilizing their previously learned skills. The website was so successful that we extended its application continuously over the years and it has now evolved into

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