Training Group

Founded in 1992 as the contract training department of Douglas College, the Training Group is a leader in the delivery and design of customized labour market transition training and programs for government, business and other community groups. 

Each year, more than 3,300 people participate in Training Group programs spanning six core areas:
  • Employment Services and Career Development 
  • Short Term Training
  • Self Employment Training
  • Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada
  • Essential Skills
  • Programs and Services for Employers

Our success is built on the principles of program delivery that is current, relevant and responds to the rapidly changing needs of our knowledge-based economy.
Our work has received local, national and international awards, most recently:

Partnering Agency of the Year 2014
Awarded by the Partners for Workplace Inclusion Program for success in supporting clients’ job search goals at the Maple Ridge Work BC site.

Chamber of Commerce Gold Award 2013
Awarded by The Canadian Chambers of Commerce Conference to the Surrey Board of Trade for the “HR Solutions for Immigrant Talent” initiative designed and delivered in partnership with Douglas College and included 12 workshops for over 100 employers across Surrey.

Ready to register?

To register for any of our programs, click on the links on the left under "Training Group."