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

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