An elementary student tests out the flight simulator at WorkBC’s Find Your Fit Tour Nov. 12 at Correlieu. Ronan O’Doherty photO

Quesnel kids learn about careers at Find your Fit Tour

Two-day exhibition exposed students to the many options available in the workforce

WorkBC provided local youth with a peek at career possibilities this week (Nov. 12 and 13)

Their Find Your Fit Tour stopped off at Correllieu Secondary School, where students of all ages were able to get hands-on at a number of different work stations.

The event allowed students to jump right in and try the skills they will need for different in careers in demand across B.C.

Interactive activity stations including welding, carpentry, accounting and more helped students apply real life experiences to their career planning.

Students will also be able to connect with WorkBC’s labour market information, tools and services.

Parents were welcome to attend the event and look for ways to educate and support their children in their career exploration.

Find Your Fit is described as part of the provincial government’s commitment to re-engineer education and deliver the skilled workforce B.C.’s growing economy needs.

READ MORE: Quesnel’s WorkBC branch hosts information sessions for laid off Tolko workers

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

— Quesnel News Staff

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

$10,000 for Gold Rush Trails marketing video and Billie Bouchie Day celebrations

‘We were very impressed by the calibre of both projects’

VIDEO: Special screening of Shadow Trap will wrap up Sled Dog Mail Run Jan. 26 in Wells

Shadow Trap was filmed in Barkerville and features local actors, production members and dogs

Buses running today but still a risk of frostbite

The wind chill for Friday morning in Quesnel is expected to be -33 C

RCMP to hold career presentation in Quesnel

Those interested in applying need to pre-register for the Jan. 22 presentation

Quesnel Kangaroos drop two on the road over the weekend

The Roos lost 8-6 to the the Smithers Steelheads and 11-9 to the Hazelton Wolverines

Kids across Canada more at risk of hospitalization from flu this season: doctor

Dr. Theresa Tam said influenza B does not usually peak until February or later

B.C. offers $5 million equipment loan program to help ailing forest contractors

Local politicians in Port McNeill and Campbell River says local economies are struggling

Vancouver Island distillery wins award for best Canadian rye whisky

Shelter Point cleans up at Canadian Whisky Awards

Kelowna hotel to award couples for baby-making with Nooner deal

The deal includes a free stay every Valentine’s Day for the next 18 years

Crown won’t appeal sentence in child sex assault case of former Burns Lake mayor

B.C. Prosecution Service said sentence doesn’t meet standard for appeal

‘Scariest boat ride of my life’: Passengers trapped by ice on rocky B.C. ferry sailing

The Nimpkish docked in Bella Coola on Jan.12 coated in a thick layer of ice

B.C. pair ordered to pay $55,000 for oil tank discovered four years after selling home

Judge says defendants breached contract, despite being unaware of tank until basement flooded

Canada to give $25,000 to families of each Canadian who died in Iran plane crash

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also made it clear that Canada still expects Iran to compensate victims

Good Samaritan pays part of rent for B.C. woman facing eviction in can-collecting dispute

Zora Hlevnjak, 76, supplements her pension by collecting cans and receiving public donations

Most Read