Ready for something new?

Hands on training is within reach.

Hands On! is a FREE program that offers a combination of PAID WORK and TRAINING in artisanal agrifood businesses on a 20-weeks period. Hands On! is designed to support young workers from B.C., in getting a job in a passion-driven, food-based business.

Start your new career today.

Why Hands On?


Learn new skills

Master useful talents and knowledge and apply them in the real world.

Realize your potential

Gain meaningful experience alongside artisanal entrepreneurs.

Gain new certifications

Attend three industry recognized workshops.

Hurry! Only 3 positions available

Apply today!


Eligibilty Assessment

  • I am interested in food-processing and hands on learning 
  • I am between 18 and 35 years old 
  • I am legally allowed to work in Canada
  • I live in B.C.
  • I am ready to work

Hands On! is an innovative pilot project and delivered by Société de développement économique de la Colombie-Britannique (SDECB). This project is funded by the Investment Agriculture Foundation of British Columbia, the Government of British Columbia and the Government of Canada.


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