Funding Requirements

Source: ITA BC, Basic Funding Eligibility

WITT might be right for you if you are:

  • A Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person (under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, S.C. 2001, c. 27) legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • Living in British Columbia
  • Not a full-time student (not enrolled in high school or post-secondary training)
  • Not actively participating in another provincially or federally funded labour market program, and 
  • whose employment status is:
    1. Unemployed, or working less than 20 hours per week, or
    2. Precariously employed


If you are unsure if you are eligible, or would like further information on VIU's options for Women in Trades, please contact us:

In person appointments: Phone: 250-746-3575 Email: 

Program Coordinator: Phone: 250-746-3546 Email:

Advising: Phone: 250-746-3509 Email:

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