• 2021 BC Construction Industry Survey

    Help the BC Construction Industry (BCCA) to understand the issues that are important to you. This provides the data and personal stories that will help compel Premier Horgan and his Cabinet to act in your best interest.

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  • Register for SiteReadyBC Today

    This new and improved BCCSA online training program replaces the popular CSTS-09 program, including all the same elements and more.

  • What’s your plan?

    The Skilled Trades Employment Program (STEP) connects construction employers in British Columbia with job-ready workers.

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  • A no-fee service

    “I have recommended STEP to other employers. It’s a viable source because we’re getting an inside track.”

    – Shamus Jones, Owner
    Shamus Jones Construction

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    STEP Employer Shamus Jones Construction
  • Construction Specific

    “STEP provides reassurance that you’ll have the best trades you can get in the market.”

    – Max Ignatiuk, Owner
    IGN Systems

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  • One-on-one advice

    “With STEP it’s easy because I can talk to my representative. He’s in the know, he’s in the touch, and he’s getting guys. He knows what I’m looking for. He’s starting the hiring process for us.”

    – Shamus Jones, Owner
    Shamus Jones Construction

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STEP is a no-fee, HR service for BC construction employers and a vital part of skilled workforce planning.


STEP works with all Industry Training Authority recognized construction trades.


STEP Regional Employment Placement Specialists (REPS) pre-screen individuals on your behalf and follow-up after placement to ensure a great match.

STEP connects employers with skilled workers.

Since 2006, the Skilled Trades Employment Program (STEP) has connected construction employers with motivated, trained, and ready-to-work candidates.

As our industry continues to face challenges with skilled labour shortages, STEP works to make the most of a booming construction industry.

If you’re a construction employer in British Columbia, you’re eligible for our services.

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  • Assessment

    Meet with you at your convenience to assess your hiring needs.

  • Support

    Provide pre and post-placement support at no cost.

  • Sourcing

    Find and connect job-ready skilled workers to you.

  • Retention

    Improve your retention rates by continuing to work with you after placement.


Number of construction jobs in BC that will be unfilled due to labour shortages by 2026


Number of job placements since 2006 by STEP Regional Employment Placement Specialists (REPS)

STEP has a strong, established network of experienced staff ready to connect you to your next great hire.

Funding Provided by the Government of Canada through the Canada-British Columbia Workforce Development Agreements.