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English at Work

October 1, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

What: Free workshop for Permanent Resident Card Holders or International educated professionals and skilled workers

The Project Based Language Training Program (PBLT) trains and prepares participants in:

  • English for the labour market;
  • English fluency;
  • Canadian workplace communication and cultural;
  • Trends in the labour market; and
  • Safe Work practices and job search strategies.

When: The program starts in October – November 2015

Click here to learn more and also, contact Eva Touzard at 604-596-7722 Ext. 138 or to register.



October 1, 2015
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Progressive Intercultural Community Services


Progressive Intercultural Community Services
#205 - 12725 80th Avenue
Surrey, BC Canada
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Ongoing Community Events / Programs

January 2021 Workshops

Online Learning for Migrant Workers in BC

S.A.H.A.R.A Program

LEADS Program
WorkBC Vancouver Midtown

Level 1 Roofer, Damp and Waterproofer Red Seal Trade Apprentice Training Program
RCABC Educational Foundation in partnership with SkillSource
February 1-26 2021

Markets as Incubators for Language, Cultural and Work Skills Development of Recent Immigrant & Refugee Women
Camosun College
January – March 2021 and April – October 2021

12 Steps Addiction Recovery
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
Thursdays- Online

Women Self-Defense
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
Fridays 9:30 – 11:30 am

Addiction & Mental Health Recovery
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
Sundays 7:30 pm

ASPIRE Toastmasters Club
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
Tuesdays 7 pm

Daily Food Distribution
Muslim Food Bank and Community Services
Everyday 5:30 pm