Integrated Employment Training for Women Program

A cohort-based program where racialized, newcomer women can build their literacy and essential skills in their target career sectors as Health Care Assistants and Early Childhood Educators.

Do you want to work as a Health Care Assistant or Early Childhood Educator? Do you need to improve your English language skills and job search skills? Please join our next cohorts starting in November with the IETW 12-week program at SUCCESS! You will learn about the job and gain valuable language skills that will help you succeed in the workplace. You will also learn about resumes, cover letters, and job interviews with our talented team of Employment Counsellors. Certificate training in Responsible Adult, First Aid, WHMIS, and Food Safe is also provided. And finally, you will receive practicum skills training in a workplace setting organized by our expert job developers. Please contact our office today to find out how to register!

Upcoming Cohorts

  • Health Care Assistant – Cohort 8: November 6, 2023 – February 2, 2024
  • Early Childhood Education – Cohort 9: November 13, 2023 – February 9, 2024

Services We Offer

  • 12 weeks intensive sector-specific English workplace language training for Health Care Assistants and Early Childhood Educators
  • Employment services, job search assistance and topic-focused workshops supported by Employment Counselors
  • Minimum 20 hours of volunteer practicum placement arranged by Job Developers
  • 1 to 1 career planning, coaching and follow-up support
  • Short-term certificates training (Responsible Adult, WHMIS, First Aid, Super Host, Food Safe and Serving It Right)
  • Financial support for childcare, transportation, short-term counseling, and living allowance

Service Eligibility

  • Racialized women who are born outside of Canada
  • Naturalized Citizen, Permanent Resident, Convention Refugee
  • Canadian Language Benchmark CLB Level 5 or above


Funded by Employment & Social Development Canada

Contact us

28 West Pender Street
Vancouver, BC
V6B 1R6