Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training Image from BC NDP

Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training has said that “British Columbia will need your skills to grow our strong economy and our province.The Find Your Fit tour stop in North Vancouver will open up a world of career possibilities and help people understand what steps they need to take to get the career that fits their strengths and passions.”

Students can visit up to 16 career-activity stations where they can take part in hands-on, career-related activities like creating digital graphics, completing an electrical circuit and taking someone’s blood pressure. These activities will help students uncover their strengths and interests, giving them the knowledge they need to get started with their career planning. They can then move on to a labour market information station, where they can dig deeper into a career of their choice.

Industries such as tourism, tech and health care will need a broad range of skilled British Columbians. The Find Your Fit tour stop in North Vancouver is a unique opportunity to get insight into in-demand careers from a diverse range of industries that are important to building a strong, sustainable and innovative 21st-century economy that works for everyone.

The Find Your Fit tour builds on the government’s commitment to provide British Columbians with the services they need by giving them the information to help them make decisions about education and training.

The Find Your Fit tour and are first steps for all British Columbians on a journey to discovering information about a variety of exciting careers that will build a brighter future for individuals, families and communities, and help build a better B.C. for everyone.

WorkBC’s Find Your Fit tour will be in North Vancouver at the Digital Media Youth Expo on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. It will be open to the public from noon to 3 p.m.