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Warehousing / Supply Chain

By teaming up with industry leaders, we’ll prepare you for thousands of job openings in Metro Vancouver’s supply chain.

Our training focuses on the skills most in demand, giving you the training and knowledge necessary for rapid and successful employment in logistics, materials handling and inventory control.

Start your career in:

Materials handling
Shipping and receiving
Air, land & ocean freight
Warehouse and inventory clerk
Forklift & mobile/tower crane operation

Gateway Skills Centre

Supply Chain – the intermodal transportation of goods

Pan-pacific trade continues to increase, and Vancouver is primely situated as the continent’s busiest connection to the Pacific Rim. Both government and industry are investing heavily in expanding the existing infrastructure to facilitate further growth and VanAsep is ensuring that Aboriginal employment is an integral and advantageous part of the plan.

We have ratified an MOU with the Port of Metro Vancouver, Asia Pacific Gateway Skills Table, the Supply Chain Sector Council and local First Nations groups to train Aboriginals to fill the expected vacancies in the burgeoning supply chain sector. Offering courses through the Tsawwassen Gateway Skills Centre, FNES and Kwantlen Polytechnic’s material handlingand logistical training programs, we are uniquely situated to train individuals for the expansion of the Delta Port terminal and ancillary business development on Tsawwassen First Nation lands as well as Port operations throughout the Lower Mainland.

Aboriginal Skills Group is a member of the Warehouse Education Research Council (WERC), ensuring that all students are properly accredited and linked with employers to fill some of the thousands of job vacancies each year.

Supply Chain Foundation Program

Our Supply Chain Foundation program is a 6-week pre-entry strategy to train students with the practical and essential skills, safety training, and communication standards needed to succeed in the field. Students will be taught communication devices, marine shipping, air cargo and warehousing in classrooms throughout the Lower Mainland. Classroom instruction will be delivered in collaboration with industry partners and will include on-site field observations.

The Supply Chain Careers project will screen for continued learning and basic aptitudes and provide an introduction to supply chain careers to over 300 individuals in 2010-2012.


Supply Chain Exit Survey

The Aboriginal Skills Group (formerly VanAsep Training Society) has now completed the “Supply Chain Careers Program” 2008-20102.

The Aboriginal Skills Group would like to thank you for participating and congratulate those who have been successful in attaining employment as a result of the training. Aboriginal Skills Group is now in its last stages of the agreement with HRSDC and is now conducting the last follow up with our clients.

Below are a few questions that we would like you to answer in order for us to conduct our Exit Survey:

Are you employed?
If yes, where?
Have you received all the necessary certificates?
Which program did you participate in?
Who was your Job Coach?
At which location did you attend the program?
Do you hold a valid Drivers' License?
Driver's License Class:
Phone :
Street Address:
Postal Code:
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