Workplace Training

OBJECTIVE: To assist employers to upgrade the skills of current full-time, current part-time or seasonal employees who are in danger of layoff. This primarily involves the purchase of training.

OBJECTIVE: To assist employers to upgrade the skills of current full-time, current part-time or seasonal employees who are in danger of layoff. This primarily involves the purchase of training.

ELIGIBLE SPONSORS: Aboriginal Bands/organizations. Aboriginal/Non-Aboriginal small business and/or corporations. Applications must come from an Employer.

ELIGIBLE CLIENTS: Current employees, either existing or newly hired. Priority to those at risk of lay off due to changes in their position. Training is specifically intended to meet current or future skill needs.

ACTIVITIES/EXAMPLES: Computer Skills, Office Skills upgrade, Management/Supervisory Skills, Industrial First Aid, Financial Management Skills, Administration Skills, Human Resource Planning Skills, Negotiation Skills etc.

TIME FRAME: Negotiable.

WAGE SUBSIDY: Replacement Costs for employee hired during regular employees extended absence (More than 1 week).

MANDATORY EMPLOYMENT RELATED COSTS

  • (EI, CPP, Vacation Pay, WCB or Equivalent)
  • Up to 100% of wage replacement costs.

TRAINING COSTS: Off-the-job training costs as required.

OVERHEAD COSTS: No allowable Overhead Costs

SPECIAL COSTS: Only as required. Equipment lease/rental related to activities (i.e. chainsaw, computer, vehicle rental) Costs to assist disabled workers (i.e. special equipment, renovations, one-on-one special training) (Maximum up to $7,500).

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Karen Abramsen - OTDC Manager
Phone: (250) 769-1977 Cell: 250-212-2999
Fax: (250) 769-1866
karen@otdc.org
Suite 339, 101-1865 Dilworth Dr.
Kelowna, BC V1Y 9T1

Debbie Conlin - OTDC Administrator
Phone: (250) 542-0045 Cell: 250-550-6701
Fax: (250) 549-7175
otdc@telus.net
Suite 339, 101-1865 Dilworth Dr.
Kelowna, BC V1Y 9T1