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Project Based Training (PBT) – Office Administration

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Project Based Training (PBT) aims to address the skills gap between targeted participants and employer expectations.  By incorporating best practices, the project supports participants to gain the required skills training and credentials aligned with local employer needs that lead directly to employment.

PBT – Office Administration program offers 5 weeks of comprehensive and intensive training followed by 2 weeks of job search support and further follow-ups.  The program provides skills training directly related to day-to-day office operation as well as for effective job search, employment and staying employed.  Topics of the training include labour market information, job search, interview skills, resume & cover letter, computing essentials, communication skills and accounting fundamentals (book-keeping).

Participants are required to attend an info-session prior to undergoing intake assessment interview.  4 intakes (10 participants each) are scheduled for the program throughout the year.


  • A Canadian or Permanent Resident
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Unemployed and non-EI eligible
  • Working less than 20 hours per week
  • Not received parental / maternity EI in the past 5 years
  • Not currently in high school or post secondary courses
  • Not currently participating in another provincially or federally funded labour market program

Program Offers

  • Computing Essentials
  • Administrative Office Procedures
  • Communications
  • Accounting Fundamentals
  • Computerized Accounting
  • WorldHost
  • Job Readiness Skills Training

-    Career & Personality Assessments
-    Current Labour Market Information
-    Goal Setting (long & short term)
-    Resume and Cover Letters / Self Marketing Tools
-    Job Search Strategies; Networking and Cold Calling
-    Interview & Communications Skills
-    Stress Management & Employer Expectations
-    Field Trips


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Intake Dates
October 3, 2016
November 21, 2016
January 30, 2017
April 3, 2017

For Inquiries and Questions
250-3665 Kingsway
Vancouver, BC V5R 5W2
Tel: 778-819-0727
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