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Program Details

Aboriginal Construction
Program Code: ABCO
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: Yes
Applications accepted from: Ongoing

Next intake(s):

  • Sept 2018 (currently accepting applications)

Admission Clerk

Admission/Registration Clerks
Phone: 250-740-6400

Program Chair

Cameron Frenette

Area Secretary

Pam Botterill
Phone: (250)753-3245 x2679

Document Deadlines

This program is offered on a contract basis. Applicants should apply using a VIU paper application, (available here: ) and quote CPC code ABCO. Please be advised not all applicants that apply will be selected to attend the program.

Additional Comments

This program has been selected to assist unemployed or low skilled individuals gain employment and will cover all tuition and books for students that meet the eligibility criteria of the ABCO program, which are that the person: - Is Aboriginal. - Is unemployed: Cannot be on EI or attached to EI in the past three years for a regular claim, or five years for a Maternity/Parental claim. - Is employed and low skilled: Has not completed high school or has completed high school but has no post secondary education towards a degree or recognized certification/credentials. For more information, please contact Pam Botterill.