Welcome to the British Columbia Construction Association’s Skilled Trades Employment Program

Success Stories

Get to know some of the people who have worked with STEP.

STEP has worked with thousands of people to get them into the jobs and careers they desire.  Each of our participants has their own unique story to share.

View more stories on video on our YouTube playlist.

Aaron Smith - Apprentice Sheet Metal Worker Krysta Belfry - Apprentice Electrician  thomas-intro Victor Velazquez - Apprentice Joiner/Cabinetmaker


Apprentice Sheet Metal Worker

Aaron’s taking the opportunity to change the future for himself and his familiy.


Apprentice Electrician

A young mom who “hit every roadblock” – now moving forward with every step.


Field Technician

A new career doing telecommunications work changed Thomas’ outlook.


Apprentice Cabinetmaker

After leaving Mexico, Victor is finding a new life and new challenges in Canada.

 Charles Edmonds - Apprentice Joiner/Cabinetmaker


Twyla - STEP Participant



Apprentice Joiner

Looking for a new path after working for himself, Charles is on track for a great new career.


Apprentice Electrician

Joseph found direction, connections, and opportunities through STEP.


Apprentice Carpenter, Electrician

Learn about Twyla’s constant pursuit of knowledge, success, and new opportunities.


Apprentice Welder

Walid’s journey started in the Sudan and brought him to his new life in Canada.