Pacific Self Employment

Gain the skills to start your own business.

  • Employment
  • Adult 18 - 99

Available in Surrey

The Pacific Self Employment Program is specially designed to help people achieve business success. The program works with participants as they create great business plans, enabling them to launch their businesses with confidence.

Program Features

All participants receive:

  • Business plan training
  • Relevant business skills
  • One to one and group business coaching
  • And so much more…

For EI Eligible clients referred through a WorkBC Centre there are also weekly living allowances.

Program Details

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

  • Be unemployed or underemployed
  • Want to start a “new to you” business
  • Have a controlling interest in the business
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Propose a business concept that would be suitable for public funding – the business concept must be legal and not exploiting sex, politics, or religion
  • Have completed the Orientation and the Assessment Workshop and plan to work full-time (minimum of 35 hrs/wk) in your business

If you are currently receiving EI or have EI Reachback status, contact your local Work BC Centre (WorkBCCentres.ca) to discuss a referral to Pacific Self Employment.

LOCATIONS

 

  • Fleetwood Guildford Employment Service Centre


    202 – 10334 152A Street, Surrey, BC

WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT?

Our entrepreneur training team has years of business ownership experience and have assisted hundreds of people to realize their dream of starting and maintaining their own business.

We guide you to business success by offering: Market Research Guidance, Step by Step Business Planning Workshops, One on One and Group Business Coaching, Financial Assistance, and Ongoing Business Workshops .

All Pacific Self Employment Program staff are experienced business advisors and trainers who have been successful business owners and managers. They will offer participants assistance with:

  • Determining if business ownership and timing is right for you
  • Conducting market research to determine the viability of your business idea
  • Developing your comprehensive business plan
  • Income benefits (for up to 48 weeks) to assist you with your personal living expenses while you are establishing your business
  • Business skill training that is respectful, geared to our clients’ needs, flexible, and relevant; resulting in a smooth transition from being an employee to becoming a successful business owner
  • Financial records workshops to ensure your understanding of basic bookkeeping and financial record management
  • One to one and group coaching for business planning, marketing, and motivation, as you need it
  • Canada BC

Contact Information

Fleetwood Guildford Employment Service Centre
#202-10334 152A Street
Surrey, BC V3R 7P8
Phone – 604 580 9792
info@surreyfleetwoodguildfordesc.ca

How To Apply

For guidance on how to apply, please contact us at 604-580-9792 to register for an Information Session.

All dates are on Fridays, from 2 to 4 p.m.

202 – 10334 152A Street, Surrey

Start Date June 16, 2017

Application Deadline June 16, 2017

202 – 10334 152A Street, Surrey

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Application Deadline June 30, 2017

208 – 1461 Johnston Road, White Rock

Start Date June 30, 2017

Application Deadline June 30, 2017

202 – 10334 152A Street, Surrey

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Application Deadline July 14, 2017

202 – 10334 152A Street, Surrey

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Application Deadline July 28, 2017

208 – 1461 Johnston Road, White Rock

Start Date July 28, 2017

Application Deadline July 28, 2017

202 – 10334 152A Street, Surrey

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Application Deadline August 11, 2017

202 – 10334 152A Street, Surrey

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Application Deadline August 25, 2017

202 – 10334 152A Street, Surrey

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Application Deadline September 8, 2017

202 – 10334 152A Street, Surrey

Start Date September 22, 2017

Application Deadline September 22, 2017

208 – 1461 Johnston Road, White Rock

Start Date September 29, 2017

Application Deadline September 29, 2017