The BC Government has a new program for you.   If your business has fewer than 5 employees and you have no provincial, national or international certifications, this program may be something to look at.  The government will provide finding toward training programs that will help your small business.  Eligible owners can receive up to $1500 of funding for courses in a variety of formats.  You must also be a resident of BC and legally entitled to work in Canada, over 19 and not in any sort of educational program or other funded program and have all your government “ducks” in a row.
You can apply online at which also has the criteria for funding.
Even if you have a partner who is in the same owner, you still may qualify.
Check out the BC Micro Business Training program at