IN Demand

IN Demand

IN Demand is a fully funded Employment Skills Program that provides Skills Training and related support to Persons with Disabilities. 

By providing a supportive and systematic approach to further education, certification, and employment-ready skills, IN Demand will help participants find and keep sustainable employment. 

Pre-employment services include short-term training certificates, soft skills instruction, employer resources, connections, job developer support, and financial support.

This program is delivered through a hybrid model, utilizing online platforms such as Blackboard and Collaborate.  

Uniquely we can work in partnership with other service providers and personal support networks in a collaborative effort to support the student's needs and best interests.

WHAT is the Program?

  • Career Exploration, Decision Making, and Planning;
  • Disability disclosure and individual workplace accommodation planning;
  • Skill Development for Success in Education and/or Work;
  • Digital Skills and Microsoft Office Training; Short-term industry certification, including- not limited to Workplace Diversity Certification, Customer Service Training;
  • Job Search Strategies; Connection to Employers, Jobs and Work Experience;
  • Program Financial Supports (job starts and wage subsidy supports).

WHO is it for?

IN Demand Employment Program
  • Open to all ages and all BC residents regardless of income support type. (EI, Reach back, CPP-D, IA, PWD, PPMB, Other);
  • Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident OR Protected Person Entitled to work in Canada;  
  • Applicant must self-identify as a Person with a Disability and/or have been formally assessed and diagnosed as having a disability requiring accommodation.

WHEN? 

SUMMER 2022

HOW?  

Begin your journey online, through Blackboard Collaborate with live virtual instruction.

 


Government of Canada funding

Ready to Apply?

Submit a program registration request.  Recruitment is now open!

Apply Now

Program Starts

AUGUST 2022

Contact Us

E. ttg@douglascollege.ca

T. (604) 777-6086

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