Vancouver Community College has announced a fully subsidized Supportive Care Assistant micro-certificate program that aims to address labour shortages in the long-term care sector. The six-week online program will allow learners to discover a new career and gain paid work experience through a 280-hour placement. Graduates can also ladder into a health care assistant certificate program. VCC has also announced a comprehensive, nine-week training program in Material Handling that will be offered at no cost to learners or employers. The training, which is funded through the Canada Future Skills Program, will cover forklift operations, interpersonal skills like problem solving and information literacy, and MSCC Certified logistics associate and technician training. VCC (1)| VCC (2) Note: Archived stories may contain dead links or be missing source links.