Funding expands coding training to support tech sector
The programs support B.C.’s Skills for Jobs Blueprint, which aligns funding for post-secondary education and training with in-demand occupations, and the talent pillar of the #BCTECH Strategy.
Computer programmers and interactive media developers are among the top 100 occupations in the British Columbia 2025 Labour Market Outlook. As part of this program, BC Innovation Council was asked to facilitate discussions between various B.C. post-secondary institutions and private-industry stakeholders.
The B.C. tech sector is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the economy with jobs that pay 75% higher than average and employs over 92,000 people.
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