Spark Métis Skills & Employment

New dates coming soon!

Following on the success of previous intakes in Prince George, Fort St. John and Vancouver, Spark Métis training will be back with more intakes in 2024. Watch for new locations and dates to be announced soon.

A skill building and employment support program for Métis aged 19-30

Spark Métis participants will earn while they learn, receiving training and certifications, as well as mentorship and job placement.

  • Improve soft skills & general life skills
  • Build self confidence
  • Learn about current employment market
  • Practical on-the job experience
  • Gain short-term certificate training
  • Learn about eligible tuition
  • Learn about Métis culture and experience from Métis elders
  • Receive supported transition into workplace experience

Earn While You Learn!

  • BC minimum wage of $16.75/hour for the training weeks (30 hours per week) plus a $250 completion bonus
  • Minimum wage or higher for the work placement plus a $500 completion bonus
  • Additional financial assistance may be available for participants with child care or other expenses that would otherwise prevent them from participating

Who Can Apply

To be eligible for Spark Métis, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Identify as Métis
  • Are 19-30 years old
  • Have been out of school or any training programs for a minimum of 6 months
  • Have been out of work for 6 months or longer
  • Ready to commit to multiple weeks of paid training followed by multiple weeks of paid workplace experience

Contact for More Information

If you have questions or need more information, reach out to or call 778-576-1230.




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