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Programs & Services

Skills For Success

YWCA Skills for Success is a 16-week program that prepares participants for careers in the manufacturing industry.

Program Highlights

  • 8 weeks of workshops and 8 weeks of paid placements
  • Up to $200 per week in childcare support and an additional $2,000 in gift cards
  • Skills assessment
  • Skills for Success training (reading, writing, numeracy, digital, communication, creativity and innovation, problem-solving, adaptability, and collaboration)
  • Manufacturing 101 skills training
  • Interested in a manufacturing industry career path

  • A self-identified racialized or visible minority person*

  • Intermediate proficiency in English - CLB Level 5 or higher 

  • Permanent Resident, Protected Person (Convention Refugee) in Canada or Canadian Citizen


Next start date: October 30, 2023

Register now


* This program is open to all genders. We warmly welcome members of the BIPOC, 2SLGBTQIA+ and Disabled communities.


YWCA Skills for Success
778 222 0289 |
720 E Hastings St, Vancouver 
Office hours: Monday to Friday | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


This project is funded in part by the

Government of Canada’s Skills for Success program.

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