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YWCA Gear Up is a FREE 10-week program that equips youth (16 - 30 years old) with the skills, certification and employer connections necessary to work as a bike mechanic. 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Two weeks of in-class skills development workshops, including Level 1 Bike Mechanic Certificate
  • Six weeks of work experience with a local bike repair shop (training allowance provided)
  • Two weeks of one-to-one job search support 

PARTICIPANTS MUST BE:

  • 16 to 30 years of age
  • A Canadian Citizen, permanent resident or confirmed refugee status
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Able to participate in a 10-week program

YWCA GEAR UP
Career Zone
2nd Floor, 1256 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
604 605 4666 Ext. 230 | gearup@ywcavan.org


This program is funded by: