About Us

Advocates for Community-Based Training Agencies

25 years ago ASPECT formed to represent the community-based training agencies in British Columbia and ensure people who needed employability skills and career support would have local access to training.

Our members are leading experts in the delivery of career training programs to improve chances of employability and job retention for their clients. The focus has always been on making our communities sustainable by promoting the value of using local people who understand the market and can deliver the needed training and services.

A major component of support has been for ASPECT to manage province wide contracts so that smaller groups and agencies would be able to participate. Without ASPECT, multi-national organizations with experience with large-scale contract management might have destroyed the viability of community based trainers or used them to make profits that left the province.