Camosun gets $700,000 from province for job creation

"This funding announcement means we can continue working with unemployed individuals to help them build skills toward meaningful employment,” said Wendy Magahay, co-ordinator of contract training at Camosun, calling the learning "life-changing."

Two hundred Camosun College students will benefit from $700,000 in Employment Skills Access funding announced by the province last week.

Employment Skills Access helps under-employed and unemployed people access post-secondary training to improve job-specific skills.

“This funding announcement means we can continue working with unemployed individuals to help them build skills toward meaningful employment,” said Wendy Magahay, co-ordinator of contract training at Camosun, calling the learning “life-changing.”

For more information on Employment Skills Access programs and eligibility, call 250-370-4790 or email esa@camosun.ca.

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