Free Industrial Sewing Employment Training Program

NorthWest Industries - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Free Industrial Sewing Employment Training Program

Job Description

CLASSES START May 31st, 2021

Do you like working with clothing? Are you looking to change your career or start something new?

At the moment, the BC Apparel sector is seeing tremendous growth and there is a real need for industrial sewers to keep pace with demand. At NO COST TO YOU, you can receive training and even job assistance to start work in this exciting field!

**The 17 week full time training includes**

-8 weeks of sewing including how to operate an industrial sewing machine (no previous experience required)

-Basic seams & finishing

-Parts of product: pockets, zippers & trims

-Intro to outerwear, sportswear and soft accessories

-3 weeks of Essential Skills and Employability Skills training

-4 weeks of work experience

-2 weeks of follow up and job assistance following completion of program

-$300/week allowance plus transportation costs


**Start Date: May 31st , 2021**

-Time: 9am-4pm, Mon-Fri

-Location: 1275 Venables St, Vancouver (accessible by public transportation)


-CLB Level 4

-PR, Canadian Citizen or Protected Person with work permit

-Unemployed and Currently receiving Employment Insurance (EI) Benefits or have had an EI benefit within the previous 60 months or have earned more than $2,000 in insurable earnings and have paid Employee EI premiums on those earnings in at least 5 of the last 10 years

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $30,000.00 per year

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • 8 hour shift


  • Sewing: 1 year (preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place