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In response to the evolving situation with COVID-19, current CONNECTIONS program participants will continue to be supported through regular program staff. Future CONNECTIONS sessions are being postponed and we return to in-person classes when it is appropriate and safe to do so. Thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time. Your safety is important to us. Douglas College is following protocols from Provincial Health Authorities.

A Newcomer Employment Program

  Workplace Culture | Employment Preparation | Job Placement |Essential Skills

Program Highlights

  • 8 weeks in-class workplace skills training
  • 4 weeks of job placement & ongoing job support  
  • Industry-specific training and certificates
  • Canadian Workplace Culture 
  • Classmate support and an opportunity to build meaningful relationships 
  • Refreshment and transportation support provided

Program Eligibility

  • For ages 17 +
  • Permanent Resident, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada
  • CLB2+ or LINC3
  • Unable to accept Canadian Citizens, temporary foreign workers, skilled immigrants, or refugee claimant who have not yet received a positive decision on their refugee status claim


Hawer Said            or       Zach Blumke
t. 778-919-1049      or       t. 778-628-5823

 Location:       Douglas College – Surrey Training Centre
              13769 104th Avenue

Future Class Date:  T.B.A.


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