ASTTBC Unveils Plan to Prevent Skill Shortages

BC must fill more than 8,000 new job openings for technologists and technicians by 2020 – every job an opportunity for young BC adults!  But our economy faces costly skill shortages, because technology career opportunities have been overlooked and under-promoted.

Introducing a “Strategic Plan for Technology Education and Skills in BC”, John Leech, Executive Director of the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC, told MLA’s, industry and education leaders that “Technology has become BC’s second-fastest growing career sector, employing more workers than Forestry, Mining and Oil and Gas combined.

Read more here.