What is PBLMT?

Project Based Labour Market Training (PBLMT) is a BC Government aided program providing funding to organizations that offer a combination of onsite training, work experience and follow-up support to eligible individuals.

The purpose of the said initiative is to improve applicants' employability for high-demand positions in their respective professional fields.

As a long-standing driving school in BC, Big Rig is proud to provide aspiring truck drivers with the work experience and support they need to excel in their trucking careers.

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Benefits And Certifications

  • $638 Living Support for eligible clients
  • Class 1 learner’s license, followed by Class 1 Full-privilege license
  • Work experience placements with local trucking companies
  • Class 1 Melt Declaration Of completion
  • Occupational First Aid Level 1
  • WHMIS
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods (Ground)
  • Fatigue Management
  • North American Cargo Securement
  • Pandemic Awareness

Program Eligibility:

To be eligible, a participant must:

  • Have set a claim for Employment Insurance (EI), or
  • Their EI benefits ended within the preceding 5 years, or
  • In five out of the previous ten years, they have paid EI premiums on insurance earnings totalling more than $2,000, or
  • Be a BC Employment and Assistance (BCEA) Client
  • Be referred by WorkBC Services
  • Be at least 19 years of age or older
  • Possess a driving record with less than 4 penalty point incidents in the last 2 years and no driving-related criminal convictions within the last 3 years.
  • Possess a full-privilege BC Class 5 or 6 driver’s licence or out-of-province equivalent, with a minimum of 2 years of non-learner driving experience
  • Have paid off all the penalties and debts to ICBC
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CONTACT

604-596-7722 Ext 603

kulvinder.bhela@pics.bc.ca
or Contact your nearest Work BC

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