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 2020/2021


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

 

Start Date: Determined by appointment and/or class of at least 10
Location: New GDC Office (1425 Aldous St, South Hazelton)

DRIVER TRAINING - FOR WHATEVER LEVEL YOU'RE AT!

Gitxsan Development Corporation has partnered with ECT Driving School to support individuals through to a Class 5 Drivers License. No matter what stage of the process you are at, ETC has training available to prepare you for your exams. Apply to GDC Skills & Training for approval then ECT will work directly with you to ensure you are ready for the next step.

Learner's Licence Preparation Class - Date TBD based on interest (need at least 10 students)

Requirements:

  • You can get your L on or after your 16th birthday - a parent or legal guardian to sign consent if you’re under 19
  • Bring two pieces of identification with you to the knowledge & vision screening test

How we can help:

  • 3 days of in-class instruction to prepare you for the knowledge test.
  • We will book your knowledge test test appointment & vision screening test and pay the fees.
  • Once you have successfully gotten your Class 7 Learner’s Licence, you can apply for in car training/practice with our Instructor. 

Get your N - Apply to set up date & time when you're ready!

Requirements:

  • Must have at least 1 year practice with supervisor before you can book, take and pass your Class 7 Road Test
  • Penalties are very strict for Graduated Licensing Program: If you violate the zero blood alcohol content or zero blood drug concentration restriction, you may be subject to fines and other penalties. If you have your L or N, you’re not allowed to use any personal electronic devices, even with a hands-free system.

How we can help:

  • We will book your Class 7 Road Test and pay the fees.

Get your first Full Licence - Apply to set up date & time when you're ready!

Requirement:

  • You can apply for your full licence after having your N for at least 24 months of safe driving with no 
  • prohibitions (or possibly 18 months, if you took an ICBC-approved driver training course in your L stage and were a safe driver during that period).

How we can help:

  • The next step is finally here-getting your full licence! No more graduated licensing restrictions, tests or L and N signs on the back of your car.
  • We will book your Class 5 Road Test and pay the fees.

How to Apply:
Step 1: Fill out our new and improved GDC Online Enrollment 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.

Both steps need to be done in full before your application is considered complete.

Ongoing (courses must be completed by March 31, 2021)

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 GDC Online Enrollment 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.

GDC Online Enrollment Form