Encore Careers: Job Search For 55+

Agency: Douglas College

Program Description:

Are you 55 or older and looking for an income? There’s a new program just for you. Encore Careers takes an innovative approach that helps you identify and use your skill strengths in the current labour market to meet your retirement goals.

  • 5 weeks in-class training
  • 8 weeks individual/ customized support leading to employment opportunities
  • Access to industry specific training and certifications
  • Link to further education
  • Digital Literacy Skills
  • Job Search Strategies in today’s technological environment

Client Profile / Eligibility Criteria

  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
  • Living in British Columbia
  • Not a full-time student
  • Currently Unemployed, or Precariously Employed
  • Age 55+

Registration Information

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Start Dates / Duration

  • January 6th, 2020:  Douglas College Coquitlam Campus –  A1410 – 1250 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
  • February 24th, 2020:  Douglas College New Westminster Campus – 700 Royal Ave, New Westminster
  • Additional Sessions to be scheduled

Program Fee: FREE

Contact Information


Phone: (604) 777-6147

Email: ttg@douglascollege.ca 

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Douglas College Burnaby Training Centre
4250 Kingsway Avenue,