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BladeRunners Program

Bladerunners is an award winning employment program that is recognized nationally and internationally.

NVIATS Bladerunners Program is designed to meet Industry Demand Employment Opportunities.  Training may focus on the following:

*  Construction

*  Forestry

*  Health & Safety Services

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to participate in the Bladerunners program you must:

*  Be between the ages of 17 to 30

*  Unemployed or Under- employed

*  Not in receipt of Employment Insurance Benefits

Dependent on your employment goals, NVIATS Bladerunners Program can provide some or all of the following:

Job Readiness Skills

*  Job Search Strategies

*  Essential Skills

*  Career Exploration

*  Goal Setting

*  Workplace communications

*  Resume & Cover Letters

*  Interview Practice

*  Time Management

*  Budgeting & Finance

*  Social Media Practices

Industry Certification

*  Occupational First Aid


*  Fall Protection

*  H2S Alive

*  Construction Safety Training System (CSTS)

*  Arial Lift Training

What to Expect….

*  As a BladeRunner you will participate in 2 weeks of  skills enhancement training;

*  The BladeRunners Job Coach will provide on-going supported job search, and mentoring;

*  Once you have secured a job, you will be eligible to receive required safety gear;

*  You may qualify for enhanced training to support your employment goal;

*  Continued support through the BladeRunners Program

For Further Information


 to Apply

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Funding provided through the Canada-British Columbia Labour Market Agreement