Achieve BC
PeopleĀ of all ages and stages of learning are able to choose from a wide array of post-secondary study programs and training including information on financial assistance, apprenticeships, adult learning and career planning.
Apprentice Trades
A national information resource for those interested in pursuing a career in the construction trades.
B.C. Ministry of Advanced Education
BC Work Futures for Trades & Technical Occupations
Detailed descriptions of various trades and occupations, employment prospects, education and training opportunities including those in the residential construction industry.
Canadian Home Builders' Association
Careers in Construction
The Construction Sector Council's search engine provides links to specific information to help you choose and pursue a career in construction in British Columbia, or any other province across Canada.
Career Navigator
Service Canada's career tool that helps you to explore your career options by completing quizzes that will define your abilities, and interests and receive suggestions on occupations matching your profile including information on wages, number of jobs available and employment prospects.
Career Planning for Students and Parents
The B.C. Ministry of Education website that provides a range of information on career planning including entry-level trades training.
Education Planner
A course and program planning guide for B.C. post-secondary colleges, technical institutes and universities and includes information on course availability, location, cost and dates for various trades and occupations.
ITA Industry Career Choices
An overview of the 150 trades and industry career choices available in BC through the Industry Training Authority (ITA), including those that form part of the residential construction industry.
Private Career Training Institutions Agency (PCTIA)
Provides consumer protection to the students of registered institutions in B.C. and establishes standards of quality that must be met by accredited institutions. The PCTIA Program and Institute Search function allows you to look for construction related courses and programs offered by private institutions.

Helps to identify, assessĀ and explore your employment needs, existing skills and options focused towards unemployed adults and youth.
Offers job training and placement (including entry level construction trades training) for income assistance recipients in the downtown Eastside area of Vancouver.
Training & Careers
Service Canada's information on training, career exploration, and learning programs.
What's Key
Catalogue of selected information resources for B.C. career practitioners, young people and adult job seekers.