The Province announced today that it has invested, through the Industry Training Authority (ITA), a combined $331,774 to two training providers in Victoria for skills-training seats in high-priority trades.
The investments will fund a total of 111 seats through to March 31, 2017.
Receiving funding are:
- B.C. Funeral Association: $191,000 for 63 seats in embalmer and funeral director, funeral services, funeral director and embalmer programs.
- Pacific Horticulture College: $140,774 for 48 horticulture technician and landscape horticulturist seats.
The funding is part of the ITA’s allocation to B.C. post-secondary institutions and training providers to run various training programs throughout the province.