April 4, 2017 Careers 0

A word from Brent, the facilitator for the parent workshops that happened back in February and March follows.  As promised, an organized list of the web resources referred to during the presentations is also included below.

Thank you for investing the time to support your child on their career journey, and congratulations for successfully completing the PaCC program! Please continue asking good questions to clarify interests (curiosities), skills (expertise) and values, in order to build highly personalized career clusters for collaborative exploration with your child. As you discover career areas of interest, use the resources below to examine them for fit, prior to arranging for informational interviews, and subsequent volunteer or work placements.

 

WorkSafe BC

https://www.workbc.ca/

 

Check Career Fit through quizzes on Abilities, Work Preferences or Subjects of Interest

https://www.workbc.ca/careercompass

 

Explore a day in the life and skills required for success in 95 careers!

http://www.careertrekbc.ca/

 

 

Industry Training Authority

http://www.itabc.ca/

 

One Word Selector – Guide to Related Trades

http://youth.itabc.ca/trade-finder/

 

Apprenticeship Overview

http://www.itabc.ca/sites/default/files/docs/Trades-Training/ApprenticeshipOverview_FINAL.pdf

 

Resource Materials

http://www.itabc.ca/resource-materials

 

ITA Programs for Youth

http://youth.itabc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/ITA_Youth_Programs_Handout-1.pdf

 

 

Post-Secondary (Colleges & Universities) Education Planner

https://www.educationplannerbc.ca/

 

 

Guide to Trades Training Programs and Services

https://www.tradestrainingbc.ca/

 

Thanks for your participation and support!

 

Brent Calvert

Parents as Career Coaches Facilitator

bcalvert99@gmail.com