TRAINING


Engage, empower, and equip people to prosper. 

With GDC’s training program, every trainee will have the potential to obtain skills and an understanding of their desired field, ultimately opening doors to the world’s work force.

 

With GDC’s training program, every trainee will have the potential to obtain skills and an understanding of their desired field, ultimately opening doors to the world’s work force.

 
 

Upcoming Training 2018/2019


Please click on the training title to see prerequisites and more detailed descriptions of the training.

 

Basic Security Training
December 9-13, 2019 (1 week duration)
Location: Gitxsan Chiefs Office (Old Hazelton)

Security professionals working in the province of British Columbia are required to complete mandatory training which is 40 hours in length, prior to being eligible for provincial licensing. You must be 19 years of age before you can apply for your Security Worker License. BST training focuses on the following content: Professionalism & Ethics, Legal Studies, Report Writing and Personal Safety.

Overview
Security Professionals working in the province of British Columbia are required to complete mandatory training prior to being eligible for provincial licensing. You must be 19 years of age before you can apply for your Security Worker License. Mandatory BST training is 40 hours in length, and focuses on the following content:

  • Professionalism & Ethics
  • Legal Studies
  • Report Writing
  • Personal Safety

Prerequisites
You are not eligible to apply for your Security Worker License and work as a security professional until you are 19 years of age. On completion of the online training, students must pass a final exam with a score of 60%.

Security Worker's Licence
Upon successful completion of the Basic Security Training, we will help you apply for your Security Worker's Licence. You will need to have the following prior to applying for the licence:

  • A copy of your BST certificate
  • A copy of your birth certificate
  • A copy of photo I.D. (Driver's licence, Status Card, BC ID, etc.)
  • Passport photos
  • Complete application form for New Security Worker's Licence
  • Clear Criminal Record Check
  • Fingerprints from the RCMP

Ongoing (courses must be completed by March 30, 2020)

A focus of GDC as a company is to deliver products and services that lead to sustainable employment on an individualized basis and to attain job skills that are both marketable and transferable to any job market.

For those participants who are work ready, this program will support recertification or upgrading their skills. Students will apply for funding with a letter from an institution describing the program, as well as, submit a write-up on how training will assist them in their chosen profession. The recert/upgrading budget will cover up to $1500 for tuition & books (living allowance is not provided).


Some examples of the training/courses we have supported are:

  • OFA1
  • OFA3
  • S100
  • Driver's Licence (Class 1, Class 2, Class 4, Class 5)
  • Upgrading for University
  • Many more!

How to Apply:
Step 1: Fill out our new and improved online Enrolment Form.

Step 2: Send a copy of your cover letter (stating how this course or recertification will increase the chances of getting and maintaining employment) , resume & status card to tracey.woods@gitxsanbusiness.com.

Step 3: In your email, include information on the cost of the course & what is included in the cost (tuition, books, etc.), where and with who the training is provided and an acceptance letter from the training provider stating they have a spot in the course available for you. 

 

How to apply:

In order to determine interest and dedication, interviews will be held with those that submit their resume by the deadline.

 

Your enrolment package is complete only after we have received everything below:

 

Note: Your cover letter, resume and copy of your status card are to be sent to:

tracey.woods@gitxsanbusiness.com
Only after they are received and the online enrolment form is filled out will your application be considered complete.