ServiceAbility Training Program

ServiceAbility Training Program provides Service-sector focused training and certification to participants in the Courtenay-Comox Valley region of BC. The program specializes in connecting retail and service-based employers with qualified employees.

ServiceAbility is funded by the Government of Canada and is delivered in partnership with the Province of BC through the Canada-British Columbia Job Fund.

Job seekers

ServiceAbility involves four weeks of full-time classroom training in literacy and essential skills, computer skills, job search strategies, customer service skills, problem solving and more, and two weeks of industry-recognized workplace certificate training designed to get you working in the Service sector. Custom workshops allow you to practice skills specific to your individual needs and the needs of local employers. The program also includes a two-week intensive on-the-job coaching as well as ongoing support.


Need help hiring for your retail or service-based business? Let ServiceAbility connect you with your next great hire—at no cost to you.

ServiceAbility prepares qualified, job-ready candidates who will excel in the workplace. Our clients receive six weeks of full-time training in practical skills specific to Service-sector businesses. ServiceAbility creates win-win situations for employers and candidates by facilitating work experience placements that provide the opportunity to ensure a good fit before hiring. Our team also offers six months of post-hiring support with a focus on successful job retention.

For more information, please visit the ServiceAbility website, or email us at