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Employment Training and Preparation

What You'll Learn in the September Term

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In the Fall (September) term, you'll learn core skills that apply to all workplaces and will help in future job searches. You'll also focus on one of the four specializations, get certification training and gain a Level 1 certificate.

Study options

Customer Service

  • learn practical, entry-level employment and customer service skills through hands-on learning
  • gain community and campus-based work experience
  • prepare a résumé and develop work search skills
  • earn valuable certificates in First Aid/CPR, modified WHMIS, FoodSafe and Worldhost

Food and Customer Service

  • learn practical, entry-level kitchen skills through hands-on learning
  • gain community- and campus-based work experience
  • prepare a résumé and develop work search skills
  • earn valuable certificates in First Aid/CPR, modified WHMIS, FoodSafe and Worldhost

Construction Materials Handler

This study option is not currently offered.

Garden and Customer Service

This study option is not currently offered.

Employment Training Pathways

ETP pathway chart


Certificate in Employment Training & Preparation–Level 1

Program Courses

  Course Course Name Credits Tuition
All of ETP 021 Essential Employment Skills n/a $53.12
ETP 022 Effective Job Search Skills n/a $53.12
ETP 026 Certification n/a $185.92
One of ETP 023* Work Experience Level 1A and ETP 024* Work Experience Level 1B n/a $33.20 + TBD
ETP 025 Work Experience Level 1 n/a $159.36
One of ETP 034 Construction Materials Handler n/a TBD
ETP 032 Customer Service Training n/a $212.48
ETP 030 Food and Customer Service n/a $212.48
ETP 035 Gardening and Customer Service n/a TBD

*ETP 023 and ETP 024 cannot be taken in the same semester and are restricted to the Sample the Campus course completed by South Island Partnership (SIP) students.

Note Tuition costs for the current academic year listed above are for domestic students and do not include any additional fees. See the What it Costs page for details.

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Victoria BC V8P 5J2
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