ASCEND (Applied Skills Curriculum to Empower Newcomer Development) is an interactive and innovative online program created to develop the soft skill competencies of Canadian newcomers. The program was developed in collaboration with employers, HR experts, Service Delivery Partners, and skilled immigrants as a way to address challenges in hiring, onboarding and retaining newcomers in the workplace.

All Service Delivery Partners across British Columbia are encouraged to join the ASCEND webinar on April 7, 2020 to learn more about the program and how your clients could benefit from ASCEND’s online soft skills training.

Learn more and register here:

This short video provides an overview of the ASCEND program: 

In 2019, ASCEND was piloted and refined based on feedback from clients and staff of the following 7 service partners :

For more information on ASCEND, contact Project Lead Chris Anderson at 604 629 5364 or email us.