VIU offers new tuition-free training programs

October 14, 2014

Vancouver Island University will offer 4 tuition-free programs for persons who are unemployed or who are working in low-skilled jobs and want to upgrade. Students will be able to enrol in VIU’s Class 1 Driver Training, Intro to Culinary Arts, Building Service Worker, and Security Worker Training programs. The programs range in length from 3 weeks for the Security Worker Training program to 13 weeks for Intro to Culinary Arts. The initiative is intended to help produce skilled workers to meet labour market needs. The program will cover the cost of tuition and books for eligible applicants. Funding will be provided by British Columbia’s Ministry of Jobs, Tourism, and Skills Training. VIU News Release