TechWORKS! is a catalyst for action. By working with a broad range of stakeholders - industry, government and education - TechWORKS! has built career awareness, work experience and transition opportunities for young British Columbians.
This web site contains much useful information on technology-focused careers and past programs initiated to support the TechWORKS! mission.
We welcome your comments and suggestions in order that we might better serve your needs and interests.
John E Leech AScT CAE
Chief Executive Officer
Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC
May 2015 - ASTTBC CEO Talks Technology Careers on Radio NL Kamloops
May 2015 - ASTTBC Supports "Kids in Space"
May 2015 - ASTTBC Donates $2500 to Big Little Science Centre
Feb 2015 - Minister Wilkinson Speaks at ASTTBC Meeting in Prince George
Jan 2015 - Members Encouraged to Support Future Technologists & Technicians
Jan 2015 - Tom Hanks on Community Colleges - Fun with a Message
Dec 2014 - Kerplunks Music Video "Good Question" Unveiled at 2014 TARC
Nov 2014 - ASTTBC Donates to BCIT Bursary Fund
Aug 2014 - CME and ASTTBC Explore Connections
Jan 2014 - ASTTBC Supports InSPIRE Advisory Committee
Nov 2013 - BCIT and Vancouver School Board Work on MoA
Nov 2013 - ASTTBC Meets Commander Chris Hadfield at Science World
Nov 2013 - ASTTBC Signs on to Science Charter
Oct 2013 - BLSC Includes ASTTBC Presentation to Government Committee
Sep 2013 - ASTTBC Supports Nanaimo Science - Nanaimo Daily News Reports!
Jul 2013 - Ministers Bond, Fassbender & Virk Meets ASTTBC
Jun 2013 - ASTTBC Congratulates Premier on 10 Year Plan
Mar 2013 - CBC Features MoA with BCIT, VBE & ASTTBC
Dec 2012 - ASTTBC is Lead Sponsor of RoboCup at Okanagan College
Oct 2012 - ASTTBC Promotes Technology Careers in Local Papers
Jul 2012 - ASTTBC Tops $25K for Big Little Science Centre
Nov 2011 - Tim Duerden, AScT - First Nations Career Council - Career Video
Nov 2011 - Robocup Poster Recognizes ASTTBC Sponsorship
Oct 2011 - ASTTBC Promotes Technology Careers in YouThink Magazine
Oct 2011 - Ministry Launches APPS...Game...Job Trend Tracker
Apr 2011 - BC Skills Competition/Pathways to Careers Showcase
Apr 2011 - ASTTBC and Big Little on CFJC in Kamloops
Apr 2011 - John Leech on B100 Kamloops
Mar 2011 - CSC Announces Manageable Growth for BC's Construction Industry
Mar 2011 - Minister Yamamoto Meets ASTTBC Leadership
Mar 2011 - Okanagan College Writes About Tech Careers; Mentions ASTTBC
Mar 2011 - Executive Director on the Jim Harrison Show-Radio NL in Kamloops
Technology Careers 2010 - ASTTBC Executive Director Talks Technology Careers on CFJC-TV - View This on YouTube
TechBAR! information display now covers Trades, Technology and Engineering plus education after high school, job outlooks and career planning.
Career Profile sheets for 23 technology disciplines updated effective July 2008.