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EDUCATION RESOURCES

Education Planner BC
https://www.educationplannerbc.ca/
Education Planner BC helps learners make well-informed decisions about their education and career options. Use the Plan section to find articles and information about the paths along the student journey. Check out the Career Assessment Tools to start career planning.

BC Transfer Guide
https://www.bctransferguide.ca/
BC Transfer Guide provides an easy way to figure out what credits are worth between institutions, as you explore your future options.

myBlueprint
https://myblueprint.ca/
Follows a comprehensive education and career planning process that meets the learning needs, interests and aspirations of all students.

Grad Planner: Ministry of Education
https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/education/kindergarten-to-grade-12/support/grad_planner.pdf
This pdf will guide you through the BC Graduation Program. Topics include what you need to graduate, getting credits toward graduation, planning life beyond Grade 12, scholarships and awards, and other helpful websites.

BC's Career Guide for Indigenous People
https://www.workbc.ca/getmedia/9f259552-8baf-4d22-a78c-0d5f3559ec2d/bc-career-guide-indigenous-people-2018.pdf.aspx
This guide is a toolkit that includes a wide range of information on programs and services, resources, tips, checklists, and worksheets to support your career planning. It is intended to complement online resources such as WorkBC.ca/Indigenous (https://www.workbc.ca/Resources-for/Indigenous-People.aspx) and Aboriginal Learning Links http://aboriginallearning.ca/.

WorkBC Parent Guide
WorkBC Parent Guide
If you are a parent, educator or career counsellor, you will find the 2018 WorkBC Parents' Guide an invaluable resource. The guide is full of practical ideas, exercises and resources to help you talk with your youth as they explore career ad educational pathways.

TRADES RESOURCES

Industry Training Authority: BC
https://www.itabc.ca/
Find out information about trades programs, apprentice services, employer resources, and other stories of success.

Industry Training Authority: Youth
http://youth.itabc.ca/
With over 100 trade programs to choose from, you've got options. Explore the trades and figure out what gets your brain fired up, makes your blood pump faster, and puts a smile on your face.

EMPLOYMENT RESOURCES

WorkBC
https://www.workbc.ca/
WorkBC is the provincial government's access point to the world of work in British Columbia. They help people find jobs, explore career options, and improve their skills. They have a comprehensive database of BC job postings, career tools, employment trends, and live chat for instant help with using the website and finding information.

Employment Standards Act
https://www.bclaws.ca/civix/document/id/complete/statreg/00_96113_01
This guide is a link from the BC Government website and is an interpretation of the BC Employment Standards Act and Regulation to help provide clear understanding of the law. It is not a legal document.

ACCESS: Aboriginal Community Career Employment Services Society
https://www.accessfutures.com/
ACCESS provides education and training services to Indigenous people living in Greater Vancouver.

WorkSafeBC
https://www.worksafebc.com/en
WorkSafeBC provides information for young workers with information on health and safety in the workplace, as well as roles, rights and responsibilities, and refusing unsafe work.

FINANCIAL AID

Scholarships
https://www.surreyschools.ca/departments/BDEV/Community_Information/scholarships/Pages/default.aspx
The Surrey School District has a fairly extensive, but not exhaustive, list of scholarship opportunities and related resources for students to consider when seeking financial aid for their post-secondary plans.

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