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Vancouver Island University Foundation (VIU Foundation) is a registered charity that will coordinate project direction and activities, compile information regarding industry needs, and develop and deliver soft skills training for students. Vancouver Island University (VIU), a main network partner, will be responsible for facilitating student engagement and faculty consultation.

The aim is to enhance apprenticeship work-integrated learning (WIL) opportunities by developing and delivering soft skills training to Vancouver Island University (VIU) students. The Vancouver Island University Foundation will build a multi-year plan to support trades businesses in the training, mentoring, and retention of students and early career workers in mid Vancouver Island.

Read more about the Vancouver Island University Foundation here.