• Register for SiteReadyBC Today

    This new and improved BCCSA online training program replaces the popular CSTS-09 program, including all the same elements and more.

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  • BCCA Wins Award

    STEP is proud to be part of the BCCA team recognized with this prestigious Canadian Construction Association Award for Workforce Excellence.

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  • What’s your plan?

    The Skilled Trades Employment Program (STEP) connects motivated candidates with construction jobs in British Columbia.

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  • Career Coaching

    “My REPS showed me how to sell myself. She made me think about every little thing that I had done in school and put it down on a resume.”

    – Crystine, Welder
    IGN Systems in Mission, BC

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    Welder – Crystine Czerwinski
  • Employer Connections

    “STEP gave me a good head start once I got out of school. They took a lot of stress away from figuring out how I could get started and connected with companies.”

    – Josh, Apprentice Electrician
    Keldon Electric in Kelowna, BC

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  • Extra Supports

    “I was financially stuck and STEP helped me get what I need to get to start this job properly with all my safety gear. They gave me a hand up, not a handout.”

    – Mary with the British Columbia Maritime Employers Association in Prince Rupert, BC

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STEP helps you get job-ready with construction resume writing tips, interview skill building, and advice from those in the industry.


STEP is connected with thousands of construction employers in British Columbia.


If eligible, STEP can provide extra financial supports and benefits to ensure you’re job-ready.

Step connects skilled workers with employers.

Since 2006, the Skilled Trades Employment Program (STEP) has connected motivated candidates with construction jobs in British Columbia.

The construction industry in BC is booming. With many skilled trades, there are opportunities for everyone. If you’re interested in a career in the skilled trades, talk to us first.

Connect with us today.


  • Career Coaching

    Help you create an action plan to build your career.

  • Connections

    Connect you to apprenticeships and opportunities with BC construction employers.

  • Follow up

    Follow up after placement to ensure good match.

  • Extra Supports

    Provide extra financial supports and benefits to ensure you’re job-ready.


Average yearly wage of BC construction employees


Number of Construction Companies in BC

Get in touch.

STEP has a strong, established network of experienced staff ready to connect you to your next great opportunity.

To get started, tell us a little more about you and your career goals.

If you’re looking to connect directly with one of our Regional Employment Placement Specialists, our team information is here. For any general inquiries, please call 1-833-567-STEP.

Not a job seeker? Learn how we can help if you’re an employer.

Funding Provided by the Government of Canada through the Canada-British Columbia Workforce Development Agreements.