56 Job & Training Events

  • Job Fit Program

    The Job Fit program helps adults and high school graduates with learning disabilities and/or ADHD explore interests, strengths, and areas of need. The program supports pursuing employment and asking for accommodations in the workplace. It ensures clients have a full understanding of their LD/ADHD and develops the client’s confidence to join the workforce. This program also explores post secondary options/requirements for entering the workforce after high school. Job Fit can be the bridge to help you close the gap between where you are today and where you want to be! This program has an open schedule, which means the sessions are scheduled on an individual basis depending on the client’s need. Please contact us for more information.

  • Pathways to Early Childhood Education (ECE) for Internationally Trained Individuals

    Training

    This is a 12- week online program which includes a 4 week paid work placement. During the 12 weeks of the program, participants will benefit from:  Sector- specific language training by a COSTI English Instructor  Employment Preparation and job readiness support  Credential evaluation and support to obtain ECE accreditation  Technical training including Free CPR and First Aid (Level C) Training, Mental Health First Aid, Workplace Health and Safety and Food Handling Certification  4 Weeks Paid work placement with a licensed Child Care Center or EarlyON Child and Family Centre  Early Childhood Education course upgrading with a certified Ontario college Program’s Eligibility Criteria: • Newcomers – Permanent Residents, Convention Refugees or naturalized Canadian Citizens • Professional experience from outside Canada as Early Childhood Educators, Preschool Teachers & Primary Teachers, Bachelors’ of Arts Degree in other related fields such as Psychology, Sociology • English proficiency: CLB Level 5 • Resident of York Region

  • Specialized Training Employment Program (STEP)

    STEP provides employment training and supports to youth with barriers and self-identify specifically with mental health challenges. Through counselling, one-on-one job coaching and paid work placement opportunities, STEP has the potential to make a lasting impact towards sustainable employment for youth. We meet youth at their level of employment readiness and work alongside them in achieving goals based on their individual needs and abilities. We guide participants through employment certifications (Smart Serve, WHMIS, Food Handlers, First Aid/CPR) and provide training and skills development in topics such as budgeting, stress management, interpersonal communication, and conflict resolution. While youth are in their employment placements, we are committed to offer ongoing job skills coaching in overcoming challenges in retaining long- term meaningful employment. Participants in STEP must meet the following eligibility criteria: Self- identify with mental health challenges Be between the ages of 15-30 Currently unemployed and not attending full time school Have not received any form of Employment Insurance (EI) within the past 5 years A valid Social Insurance Number (SIN) and legally eligible to work in Canada.  For more information regarding this program contact: Courtney Cot tel: 647-637-6023  email: courtney.cot@360kids.ca

  • Training Programs for residents interested in changing careers or improve their skill sets.

    Training

    Evergreen College is registered as a private career college under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005. We are members of the National Association of Career Colleges (NACC) and Career Colleges of Ontario (CCO). This gives our students the comfort of knowing that our college is held to the highest standards of accountability and honesty. Evergreen offers training in healthcare, customer service, hospitality, early childhood education, business administration, accounting and ICT

  • S.P.R.I.N.G.- Employment Program for Persons with with Disabilities

    A person with a disability – unemployed or working under 20 hours per week – Looking for ongoing employment – Looking to improve you employment skills – A resident of the York Region We can help you! We can provide access to one-on-one assistance, life skills, and pre-employment workshops. We will help you connect with employers who are looking to hire. And can assist is setting up job shadowing and training. Join us for a for our weekly Job Searching Question and Answer Session for Persons with Disabilities. Held weekly, Wednesday 11:00- 12:00 Call us today for more information: Richmond Hill- Bayview Avenue YMCA Centre 10610 Bayview Avenue, Richmond Hill, ON., L4C 3N8 905-780-9622 OR Markham 14th Avenue YMCA Centre 4855 14th Avenue, Markham, ON., L3S 3L6 905-948-9622 And reach us by email- yorkjobs@ymcagta.org.  Clients must be referred from the community.

  • One-on-One Employment Counselling

    Youth Reach II provides one-on-one employment counselling to youth ages 15-30 living in York Region. We support youth with complex barriers to employment such as conflict with the law, mental health, precarious housing, or substance use. Through one-on-one employment counselling, we support youth with resume building, job search skills, and interview preparation. Additionally, we provide clients with supports such as transportation and suitable clothing. We help youth obtain required training/certifications such as smart serve or forklift training free of charge. For more information regarding Youth Reach II please contact Tim Greenwood or Cristina De Iuliis: Tim Greenwood (Georgina, East Gwillimbury, Newmarket, Aurora, King) tgreenwood@jvstoronto.org / 905 713-6244 Cristina De Iuliis (Vaughan, Markham, Richmond Hill, Whitchurch-Stouffville) cdeiuliis@jvstoronto.org / 647-462-8117

  • Construct Training Program

    Training

    Construct offers you a valuable opportunity to learn new skills and begin a career in the trades and construction industry. Our program is designed to help breakdown barriers to employment and provide direct connections to careers.  Cohorts of 8 Trainees will complete an 8-week full-time PAID training program.  Transportation throughout the program to and from classes safety, safety equipment, and meal support is provided. You will receive 2 weeks in-class skills training in trades math, reading comprehension, social skills & work etiquette, trades skills, and health and safety certifications. And 6 weeks of virtual training to learn Mental Health, Financial Literacy, Employment Skills and Introduction to Trades Support for the duration of the program and after graduation to assist you in securing a career. Additional personal and professional supports by YMCA. Eligibility: 18 + and Grade 10 education or equivalent (those willing to complete requirements towards GED will still be considered) Canadian Citizen, Refugee or Permanent Resident status in Canada Applicants will be asked to provide one of the following to be permitted access to the training center during the first two weeks: Proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 – must have received second dose 14 days prior to program start OR Negative COVID-19 test…

  • S.E.T Metal Roofing

    Training

    This is a free program for York Region Residents, and will run full time, Monday to Friday for four weeks. The focus of the program is to give participants the skills to gain employment. Participants will be given hands-on training as well as industry certifications and soft skills training. We are working with an employer to provide instruction for this course and as a result will have direct connections to jobs for participants following completion of the program. First AidWHMISResume + Job SearchingHands on TrainingWorking at HeightsEmployment Skill As part of the course, participants will be provided with PPE and some basic tools. We also have transportation support available. Referrals can be emailed to inquiry@gtti.ca or applications can be submitted directly on our website at https://www.gtti.ca/set-program/ This is a free program for York Region Residents, and will run full time, Monday to Friday for four weeks. The focus of the program is to give participants the skills to gain employment. Participants will be given hands-on training as well as industry certifications and soft skills training. We are working with an employer to provide instruction for this course and as a result will have direct connections to jobs for participants following…

  • Job Search Workshops for Newcomers

    This 5 day online pre employment training program provides newcomers with job search skills and information on the Canadian labour market. The program focuses on various topics, including: What Canadian companies are looking for in candidates, Your Professional Brand, Hiring Trends in Canada, LinkedIn in Job Search, Creating your Elevator Pitch and Networking, Informational Interviews, Strategic and Targeted Resume/Cover Letter, Interview Skills with Individual Support + Coaching throughout. PROGRAM CONTACTS: Atul Madan – amadan@accesemployment.ca  416 431 5326 ext. 2429 Lubica Halamova – lhalamova@accesemployment.ca  416 431 5326 ext. 2449

  • Working at Heights Certification

    This course is aimed at anyone who undertakes work at heights, or who employs people who regularly work at heights. Participants will receive Working at Heights Training in the following elements: • Categories of falls • Control measures • Floors and openings • Fixed barriers and guardrails • Warning barriers and handrails • Surface openings • Safety belts / lifelines / lanyards / anchorage • Specifications of a Fall Arrest System • Horizontal and slope roof Fall Arrest System • Retractable lifeline Fall Arrest System • Fall containment systems • Connection devices and tie-off points • Inspection and maintenance • Rescue Training Requirements One Day Training course. Certification is valid for 3 years.  Training takes place on December 16,  2022 – 8:00am – 4:00pm  

  • Trades Connections – Construction Trades Project

    Program Components: 7 Week Program Delivered virtually with focus on York Region residents, newcomers and youth In person training delivered at Ontario Masonry Training Centre Industry-recognized certification in WHMIS, Forklift, Working at Heights, Propane, Handling, Elevated Work Platforms and Health & Safety Soft Skills Solutions training and certification Essential skills for construction trades delivered through online workshops and training modules.  Training selection tailored to client need and industry demand Information about apprenticeship pathways, and requirements for entering the construction sector.  Future skills training including creative problem solving, workplace communication, and growth mindset Info Sessions taking placer on: June 6th to July 22nd, 2022 August 1st to September 16th, 2022 September 26th to November 11th, 2022 November 21st, 2022 to Jan 13th, 2023 Jan 23rd, 2023 to March 10th, 2023

  • Youth Success Strategy (YSS)

    YSS Employment Counselling assists youth in reaching their employment goals who either: Do not require the support of a formal program or do not meet the eligibility criteria of our formal programs servicing youth at 360°kids support sites across York Region.  The YSS Employment Counsellor will guide youth through the job search process, while building their resumes and cover letters, preparing for interviews, and ultimately getting the job! With the YSS program, 360°kids is supporting youth who are work ready but need that last bit of assistance to cross over the finish line of being successfully employed.  For more information regarding YSS, contact:  Rachel Ramnarine, 647-229-4183, email: rachel.ramnarine@360kids.ca

  • netWORKS

    netWORKS is a new way to make connections with Mentors who can help you get your career off the ground.  Join our virtual series for the opportunity to meet and receive guidance from professionals.  Networking allows you to focus on how you can move forward in your career. A mentor can provide guidance, support and space for you to think. HOW DOES THE PROGRAM WORK?  Register online  Attend an orientation  Have access to the Mentor and Group Networking Session  Build your confidence, expand your professional network, get real world advice on your job search SOME OF OUR MENTORS’ PROFESSIONS  Banking/Finance  Law  Engineering  Communications/Public Relations  Marketing/Sales  Social Work  Education  Human Resources  And many more YOU CAN PARTICIPATE IF YOU ARE  18-29 years old  Resident of York Region, Peel Region, and Toronto

  • Soft Skills Employers are looking for!

    Training

    Gain the skills employers are looking for and upgrade your employability soft skills! Free and flexible training available for upgrading your communication, problem solving and teamwork skills. Work with an instructor for a customized training plan to learn the skills you need to know. We service York Region, Bradford and the surrounding areas. Eligibility conditions apply. Contact the Skills Upgrading Centre for more information and to apply. http://skillsupgrading.ca / 905-853-6279 / info@skillsupgrading.ca / @skillsupgrading

  • Career Recharge Job Seekers Workshops

    Training

    Seneca HELIX’s Career Recharge, presented by TD, offers free virtual workshops every other Tuesday to help you develop the most in-demand soft skills employers often look for. On-demand modules on interviewing, networking, and resumé and cover letter writing are also available to help you master the fundamentals of job searching.  All resources are free.  More information is available at: https://www.senecacollege.ca/innovation/helix/career-recharge/on-demand-content.html

  • Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)

    Training

    Study English for FREE with fully certified and experienced instructors. Earn your English Certificate that is required when applying for your Canadian Citizenship. Classes are offered online-in-person, in different schedules and locations. To qualify, you should be a permanent resident, a protected person, or have a letter saying your application for permanent residency has been approved. To register or for more information, contact esltmarkham@costi.org 289-846-3620

  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business

    Training

    Whatever your business may be, having the guidance to not only get it kicked-started but properly functioning is an important aspect for success. Entrepreneurship and Small Business (ESB) certification provides knowledge of fundamental entrepreneurship and small business management concepts. Topics include recognizing an opportunity, starting, and operating a business, how to market a business, managing sales, and basic financial management. FC Skills is offering Ontario residents, ages 18-29, to participate in this industry-recognized certification program for FREE. Completing this certification can lead a career in business development and ownership, as well as open the door to many other career pathways. The course is delivered fully online, but you’re not alone! We match you with a program advisor who will support you along the way, as well as refer you to Employment Ontario services for employment supports upon completion of the program (that includes resume writing and interview skills). For more information regarding this program please visit our website at Upskill with free certifications (fcskills.ca) or contact https://www.fcskills.ca/contact

  • Intuit Design for Delight

    Training

    The Intuit Design for Delight certification helps validate your knowledge of design thinking principles and the tools needed to identify problems, gain customer empathy, brainstorm solutions, run experiments, test assumptions, pivot, and much more. This type of thinking promotes creativity, critical thinking, complex problem solving, and other skills that are much needed and valued in today’s workforce. FC Skills is offering Ontario residents, ages 18-29, to complete this industry-recognized certification for FREE. This credential can lead a career in account management, business development, and can open the door to many other career pathways. The course is delivered fully online, but you’re not alone! We match you with a program advisor who will support you along the way, as well as refer you to Employment Ontario services for employment supports upon completion of the program (that includes resume writing and interview skills). For more information regarding this program please visit our website at Upskill with free certifications (fcskills.ca) or contact https://www.fcskills.ca/contact

  • Microsoft Office Specialist

    Training

    Microsoft Office is simply the most prominent business application suite out there. Whether creating spreadsheets, presentations, outlines, mock-ups, wireframes, formal documents, flow charts, or emails, employers work through shared information and overwhelmingly rely on Microsoft Office to manage and organize it. FC Skills is offering Ontario residents, ages 18-29, to complete this industry-recognized certification for FREE. A Microsoft Office certification can lead to a career in administrative assistance, sales, and many more. Demonstrating that you are an individual with the Microsoft Office Specialist Associate Pathway, can set you up for a myriad of future opportunities. The course is delivered fully online, but you’re not alone! We match you with a program advisor who will support you along the way, as well as refer you to Employment Ontario services for employment supports upon completion of the program (that includes resume writing and interview skills). For more information regarding this program please visit our website at Upskill with free certifications (fcskills.ca) or contact https://www.fcskills.ca/contact.

  • IC3 Digital Literacy Certification

    Training

    Employers are seeking candidates with strong technical skills, who know how to thrive in our increasingly digital world. Get started on the path to information and communication technology with the IC3 Digital Literacy Certification. Gain fundamental understanding of how to use electronic devices and the internet to complete basic tasks such as sending communications, creating documents in key applications, collaborating, and finding reliable and credible information. FC Skills is offering residents of Ontario, ages 18-29, to participate in this in demand certification program for FREE. Completing this certification can lead to a career in sales, customer service, or administration and can open the door to many other career pathways. The course is delivered fully online, but you’re not alone! We match you with a program advisor who will support you along the way, as well as refer you to Employment Ontario services for employment supports upon completion of the program (that includes resume writing and interview skills). Start your journey to becoming the tech savvy guru that your friends, family, and employers, always want around by registering for the FC Skills Digital Literacy Certification.  For more information regarding this program please visit our website at Upskill with free certifications (fcskills.ca) or contact…

  • Youth Reach II

    Training

    Youth Reach II provides one-on-one employment support to youth ages 15-30 living in York Region. Youth Reach II serves youth who’ve had personal challenges in life, including those who have experienced or are vulnerable to experiencing conflict with the law or precarious housing. Through one-on-one employment coaching, we support youth with resume building, job search skills, and interview preparation. Additionally, we provide participants with employment supports such as transportation fare, interview clothing, work tools, and also with obtaining required training/certifications such as smart serve or forklift training free of charge. For more information regarding Youth Reach II please contact Tim Greenwood or Cristina De Iuliis: Tim Greenwood (Georgina, East Gwillimbury, Newmarket, Aurora, King) tgreenwood@jvstoronto.org / 905-713-6244, Cristina De Iuliis (Vaughan, Markham, Richmond Hill, Whitchurch-Stouffville) cdeiuliis@jvstoronto.org / 647-462-8117

  • Engineering Connections

    Engineering Connections program is designed to support internationally trained engineering professionals to succeed in the Canadian labour market. Program is designed and delivered in partnership with Seneca College and provides participants with important insights into Canadian workplace culture, engineering codes and standards, job search techniques and professional licensing in Ontario. Participants with CLB 7 or higher, Post-secondary education in Engineering, Permanent Residence, Convention Refugee, or Refugee Claimant with 1 year Canadian work permit, who lives in Ontario and minimum 1 year of experience in the engineering field from outside Canada are eligible to attend this free program. This program is currently delivered online. Program Schedule is: Apr 4 – May 13, 2022 May 30 – Jul 08, 2022 Jul 25 – Sep 02, 2022 Sep 12 – Oct 21, 2022 Nov 7 – Dec 16, 2022 Feb 06 – Mar 17, 2023

  • Newcomer Youth- connections for Success

    An amazing opportunity for newcomer high school students age 14-18! Build community connections, find peer support and enhance leadership & employment skills. Focuses on: Career exploration workshops Group mentoring with university students and young professionals Certification Training in CPR, Babysitting and Customer Service Info about Canadian colleges & universities Valuable workplace skills for your resume Volunteer opportunities related to potential careers Connects youth to meaningful volunteering and knowledgeable mentors.  NYCS empowers youth to embark on post-secondary education and make informed decisions about future career paths.

  • Adobe Certified Professional

    Training

    Calling all creators! This certification is for you. An Adobe Certified Professional certification validates entry-level skills needed to plan, design, build, and maintain effective communications by using different forms of digital media. The workplace demand for digital media skills —creating, managing, integrating, and communicating information by using Adobe’s dynamic multimedia, video, graphic, web, or design software—is on the rise. Take your career to the next level with these options: After Effects, Animate, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, or Premiere Pro. FC Skills is offering Ontario residents, ages 18-29, to participate in this in-demand certification program for FREE. Completing this certification can lead to a career in video designing, marketing specialist, content technician, and can open the door to many other career pathways. The course is delivered fully online, but you’re not alone! We match you with a program advisor who will support you along the way, as well as refer you to Employment Ontario services for employment supports upon completion of the program (that includes resume writing and interview skills). For more information regarding this program please visit our website at Upskill with free certifications (fcskills.ca) or contact https://www.fcskills.ca/contact

  • Standard First Aid & CPR Level C – 2 day course

    Training

    Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Course meets legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Course Content The Red Cross Preparing to respond The EMS system Check, Call, Care Airway emergencies Breathing and circulation emergencies First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest Wound care Head, neck and spine injuries Bone, muscle and joint injuries Sudden Medical Emergencies Environmental illnesses Poisons (includes opioid poisoning) Certification 3-year certification in Standard First Aid, CPR Level C, and AED Recertification Standard First Aid: 6.5–7.5 hours; includes CPR Level C and AED; adheres to local legislation Completion 100% attendance and participation; 75% min. passing grade on a written, closed book knowledge evaluation; and adherence to the Fundamental Principles. Training Dates: April 13 & 14 8:30am – 4:30pm May 11 & 12 8:30am – 4:30pm June 6 & 7 8:30am – 4:30pm July 12 & 13 8:30am – 4:30pm First Aid Recert – April 21st 8:30 – 4:30 $110.00

  • Communication Skills for Business

    Training

    Effective communication skills is vital in interviews, presentations, and daily verbal and written communication. Developing these skills can give you an edge on the competition and make you a much more viable candidate for employment! Communication Skills for Business (CSB) covers basic communication principles to succeed in the professional world. Learn how to plan for effective communication, hone message delivery, receive communications, and analyze communication scenarios and the best practices for business deliverables. FC Skills is offering Ontario residents, ages 18-29, to participate in this industry-recognized certification for FREE. Completing this certification can lead to a career in office management, independent contracting, and can open the door to many other career pathways. The course is delivered fully online, but you’re not alone! We match you with a program advisor who will support you along the way, as well as refer you to Employment Ontario services for employment supports upon completion of the program (that includes resume writing and interview skills). For more information regarding this program please visit our website at Upskill with free certifications (fcskills.ca) or contact https://www.fcskills.ca/contact

  • Intuit QuickBooks Certification

    Training

    If you’re an Ontario resident between the ages of 18-29 years old, get certified on Intuit’s QuickBooks Desktop or QuickBooks Online for FREE through the FC Skills Accelerator. From small business to freelancers, QuickBooks is the most widely used accounting software to automate bookkeeping and manage business finances. Help organisations keep track of their overall financial health, inventory and more by becoming a QuickBooks certified professional! Once certified, unlock career opportunities in bookkeeping, payroll, office administration and more. This course is delivered fully online, but you’re not alone! We match you with a program advisor who will support you along the way, as well as refer you to Employment Ontario services for employment supports upon completion of the program (that includes resume writing and interview skills). For more information regarding this certification program please visit our website at Upskill with free certifications (fcskills.ca) or contact us here Contact — https://www.fcskills.ca/contact

  • Lock Out / Tag Out

    Training

    Classroom instruction with video and equipment demonstrations for controlling energy sources during maintenance and repair events.  Delivered by Georgina Trades Training Inc. *Proof of vaccination is required to participate* May 18, 2022 1:00pm – 3:00pm June 16, 2022 1:00pm-3:00pm

  • Confined Spaces Safety

    Training

    Classroom instruction with video and hands on equipment for working in confined spaces like tanks, underground, or bunkers. *Proof of vaccine is required to participate* April 19, 2022 – 9:00am – 1:00pm May 18, 2022 – 9:00am – 1:00pm June 16, 2022 – 9:00am – 1:00pm

  • Upgrade your Essential Skills – LBS

    Training

    Do you need your GED? Do you need support preparing for higher education? Free and flexible training for higher education is available to you! Reading, writing and math classes are available in-person or online at the Skills Upgrading Centre. Prepare for a GED test, improve your employability skills and achieve personal goals. Learn how to better read a newspaper, your mail, an email, or instructions for applying to jobs. We service York Region, Bradford and the surrounding areas. Eligibility conditions apply. Contact the Skills Upgrading Centre for more information and to apply. http://skillsupgrading.ca / 905-853-6279 / info@skillsupgrading.ca / @skillsupgrading

  • Smart Serve

    Training

    Gain knowledge and awareness on how to serve alcohol responsibly to the general public. Classroom instruction with video. Open book assessments are evaluated by the Smart Serve Ontario who issues your certification. Half-day course. Training Dates: April 22, 2022 9:00am – 2:00pm May 17, 2022 9:00am – 2:00pm June 14, 2022 9:00am – 2:00pm July 21, 2022 9:00am – 2:00pm August 18, 2022 9:00am – 2:00pm September 13, 2022 9:00am -2:00pm October 13, 2022 9:00am – 2:00pm November 17, 2022 9:00am – 2:00pm December 14, 2022 9:00am – 2:00pm

  • Enterprising Careers for Women

    Training

    Enterprising Careers is a career exploration program that can help you prepare for rewarding employment opportunities. We help you take the first steps to become “job ready” by showing how to access your current skills, make informed decisions about career paths, and perhaps consider going back to school. We offer individual career coaching alongside group sessions where you can explore your inner self and feel empowered to make life and career decisions. Learn from other women just like you, and about community resources that are available to support you along your journey. A combination of in-person session in Newmarket and Sutton as well as virtual options are being offered. The program is 10 weeks long, 1 day per week, 2 hours per session. Sessions will be held: Monday Afternoons 2:00pm-4:00pm September 26th Tuesday Mornings (In-person in Newmarket) 10:00am-12:30pm October 4th Thursday Afternoons (in-person in Sutton) 2:00pm-4:00pm October 20th Friday Mornings (Group #1) 10:00am-12:00pm September 30th To learn more and register, visit: https://www.wcyr.ca/enterprising-careers

  • JUNIOR IT ANALYST PROGRAM

    Training

    Delivered in partnership with Google, our instructor-led program equips participants with marketable skills for tech-enabled jobs. Graduates of this program will receive the Google IT Support Professional Certificate. You don’t need any prior knowledge in IT to apply for this program. You’ll learn in-demand skills that will have you job-ready in less than six months. The Junior IT Analyst Program is for you if you enjoy solving problems, learning new tools and helping others. Thanks to Google’s generous support, NPower Canada is excited to deliver a large range of Google Career Certificate programs at no cost. Current offerings include Google IT Support Certificate, Google UX Design Certificate, and Google Project Management Certificate. Graduates of this program are qualified to work in high-demand jobs like: Help Desk Specialist, Project Analyst, Junior Systems Administrator, Customer Care Agent and Service Technician. The program runs for 14 consecutive weeks, Monday to Friday from 8:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. NPower Canada’s next 2 cohorts start on January 9 and February 27 in 2023 The criteria for eligibility are below. must have completed high school in Canada or outside Canada must be legally able to work in Canada (be a citizen, PR, Refugee Claimant, Protected Person, or Work Permit holder) cannot be…

  • JUNIOR DATA ANALYST PROGRAM

    Training

    The Junior Data Analyst Program is tuition-free and is considered an intermediate program. Successful applicants must have prior knowledge in IT, technical and/or programming. Co-sponsored and developed in partnership with Microsoft, the Junior Data Analyst Program equips participants with a certificate in Microsoft Azure Fundamentals. You’ll be job-ready in less than six months. This program is for you if you enjoy complex, critical and technical analysis and, testing and validating data. Graduates of this program are qualified to work in high-demand jobs like: Junior Data Analyst, Help Desk Specialist, Junior Database Developer. Business Analyst, Project Analyst Junior Database Administrator` What you’ll learn: Excel and SQL Fundamentals for Data Science Write progressively complex data queries; convert queries into scheduled jobs Interpret structure, relationships and meaning in source data Clean data by deduping, performing quality checks, backfilling and handling nulls Segment and analyze data; use case statements to execute conditional logic Test and validate data; perform AB test analysis NPower Canada’s next 2 cohorts start on January 9 and February 27 in 2023. The criteria for eligibility are below. must have completed high school in Canada or outside Canada must be legally able to work in Canada (be a citizen, PR, Refugee Claimant, Protected Person, or Work Permit…

  • Forklift Safety Awareness

    Training

    A combination of classroom theory and hands-on practice on our indoor, counter-balance forklift to receive Full Certification from the Georgina Trades Training Inc. Training Dates April 29, 2022 – 8:00am – 2:00pm June 10, 2022 – 8:00am – 2:00pm July 22, 2022 – 8:00am – 2:00pm September 9, 2022 – 8:00am – 2:00pm October 29, 2022 – 8:00am – 2:00 pm  December 9, 2022 – 8:00am – 2:00pm

  • Discover Microcredentials at Seneca College

    Training

    Gain an edge in your career with Seneca’s microcredentials. These profession-based programs help you upskill, reskill and equip you with in-demand knowledge in key industries to enhance your employability — all in a short timeframe. Seneca offers more than 100 microcredentials in various areas of study including business, education, engineering, health, technology and more. You will benefit from flexible options including different delivery modes, durations and start times.  Cost of programs varies depending on the program you choose.  For more information, visit: https://www.senecacollege.ca/programs/bycredential/microcredential.html

  • Professional Excellence in Financial Services – Bridging Program

    Training

    Applications are currently being accepted! In association with the Canadian Securities Institute, Seneca is offering an accelerated Bridging Program for internationally trained professionals with a background in financial services. The Professional Excellence in Financial Services (EFS) Bridging Program is designed to help you enter into the financial labour market in the shortest time possible and build on your existing knowledge to prepare you for career opportunities with employers in the financial sector. This Bridging Program is offered in an accelerated format and runs for 16 weeks. Upon successful completion, you will earn a Seneca Statement of Recognition and gain industry recognized IFC Certification through the IFC exam delivered by the Canadian Securities Institute.

  • Professional Communication Courses at Seneca

    Training

    Build your confidence when communicating in the workplace with Seneca’s professional communication courses. These career-focused courses are designed for professionals already in the workplace who are looking to improve their verbal and/or written skills. Courses include Accent Reduction, Grammar for Writing, Business Verbal Communication and more.  Part-time Studies courses are being offered in either of the following four formats: Online, Flexible, In-person, Hybrid. 

  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Courses

    Training

    Seneca’s English as a Second Language (ESL) courses are designed to support you in achieving your academic, personal or professional English goals. We offer a variety of ESL courses focused on improving your English skills in writing and speaking. Speaking Skills Learn to use conversational grammar in everyday situations by developing your speaking, listening and decision-making skills. Our speaking courses are designed to help you succeed in your postsecondary studies. Speaking English Conversation Accent Reduction Writing / Grammar Skills Learn how to write effectively in both workplace and academic settings, from simple paragraphs to building a formal essay. Writing Skills Grammar Skills Summer Intensive Classes Grammar workshops

  • Seneca General Arts – English for Academic Purposes

    Training

    This eight-month certificate program will help you develop and improve important English communication skills. Your learning will be enhanced by courses in writing, reading, speaking and listening. This program is ideal for individuals whose first language is not English or those who have less than four years in an English-speaking secondary school. Upon graduation, you may apply for a diploma program at Seneca or enter the workforce to pursue your desired career path. Throughout this program you will develop the following skills: Written and verbal communications How to answer questions Understanding important information

  • Language Training at the Workplace (LTW)

    Training

    Language Training at the Workplace (LTW) offers job specific language training to employees who are in need of English as a Second Language based on the request of the employer. Training is provided on or off the employer’s site. Training is customized to the needs of the organizations and their newcomer staff. Employers select the topics and language functions that are most suitable for their business environment. Flexible class schedules can be arranged to accommodate employees’ work hours. The LTW program is available at no cost to employers. For more information or to request a training program, contact Marjan Bateni, marjan.bateni@costi.org 289-846-3627

  • WHMIS and Worker Health and Safety

    Training

    Classroom instruction with video, meeting the requirements for WHMIS-GHS 2015.This course will also include an overview of your rights and responsibilities under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.  You’ll get 2 certificates!  Training Dates: February 9, 2022 – 9:00 am – 1:00 pm March 11 2022 – 9:00am -1:00pm April 4, 2022 – 9:00am – 1:00pm May 4, 2022 – 9:00am – 1:00pm  June 3, 2022 – 9:00am – 1:00pm *Proof of vaccination is required to participate*

  • Base 4 Success (B4S)

    Training

    The B4S Program is a 12 week employment program offered to youth aged 15-30 who face barriers with employment. The first 4 weeks of the program consist of daily workshops (Monday-Friday 10am-4pm) that are facilitated by 360 Kids Staff. The remaining 8 weeks include a paid work placement. Participants are paid $15.50/hr (minimum wage) for attending the workshops and work placement. Participants are provided with certification opportunities for Smart Serve, WHMIS and Food Handlers, and training in employment and life skill topics such as budgeting, stress management, interpersonal communication, conflict resolution, healthy relationships, self-care and time management, financial literacy, and personal mental health management. While youth are in their employment placements, we provide ongoing support and coaching to assist them in overcoming challenges in retaining long- term meaningful employment. Workshops for this session are being offer in a fully virtual setting via zoom. Be between the ages of 15-30 Are currently unemployed/ under-employed and not in school full time Access to Wi-Fi and a laptop or computer A valid Social Insurance Number (SIN) and legally eligible to work in Canada Must reside in York Region and surrounding areas  Our next session begins on January 9, 2023 and we have open…

  • IT Accelerator

    Training

    The IT Accelerator program will provide youth between the ages of 15-30 with training and support to succeed in the current and future labour market. Through the program youth will receive technical skills training, job search and employment preparation, job coaching, as well as the opportunity to gain work experience and full-time employment. This program is best suited for those who are looking to enhance their skills in cloud computing or improve on technical skills. We welcome individuals from underrepresented communities, including: BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour), women, LGBTQ2S+, young adults with disabilities, and newcomers (immigrants and refugees) to apply. Youth willing to commit to full time training and employment placement opportunity. This program is funded by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC). Participants must be: Youth between 15-30 years of age Youth facing challenges to secure meaningful employment Legally eligible to work in Canada Registration is open. Click here to apply : https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GSBDGJT

  • Construction Craft Worker (CCW) Level 2

    Training

    Construction Craft Workers (CCW) perform many tasks on a job site, such as site preparation and cleanup, assembly and dismantlement of access equipment, material handling, and working on concrete, masonry, steel, wood and precast erecting projects. Work includes industrial, commercial and institutional sites, as well as roadways, railways, tunnels, hydroelectric dams and mining. Individuals who are suited to this trade are those who possess mechanical aptitude, good manual dexterity, an eye for detail, and are capable of performing hard, physical work, often outdoors. The CCW apprenticeship consists of 2,880 hours in total, 480 hours of which are held at the Training Centre (240 hours in Level 1 and 240 hours in Level 2). Our training program follows the standards set out by Skilled Trades Ontario, and is designed to provide apprentices with a wide range of skills, including: • Construction Health and Safety training • Trade calculations and blueprint reading • Safe hand and power tool operation • Equipment handling practices and procedures • Erecting and dismantling scaffolding • Hoisting and rigging • Formwork and concrete You must have a minimum of Grade 10 high school education or its equivalent in order to be eligible to register for the Construction…

  • Customer Service Training Workshop [2hr x 6 sessions]

    Training

    Gain the right skills for jobs related to customer service in this free, online, multi-session workshop. Develop communication skills, technology skills, customer relations and increase your performance skills and professionalism. You will develop the essential skills to stand out to employers. We service York Region, Bradford and the surrounding areas. Eligibility conditions apply. Contact the Skills Upgrading Centre for more information or to apply. http://skillsupgrading.ca / 905-853-6279 / info@skillsupgrading.ca / @skillsupgrading Dates for the next Customer Service Workshop are January 17, 19, 24, 26, 31, Feb 2 (Tuesdays and Thursdays for three weeks) from 10am-12pm online via Zoom Registration is required.

  • Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS)

    The Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) program helps adults to develop and improve their communication, numeracy, interpersonal, and digital skills to achieve their individualized goals. The program assists learners to build their computer skills, successfully transition to employment, post-secondary, apprenticeship, prepare for a high school credit program, take the GED exam (High School Equivalency), and become more independent in life. The program is also available to learners who may have a range of barriers to learning. There are morning, afternoon and evening classes both online and in-person at Uplands Community Learning Centre and Dr. Bette Stephenson Centre for Learning. For further information, call 905-731-9557 Ext. 307 or email us at uplands@yrdsb.ca

  • English as a Second Language (ESL)

    The English as a Second Language (ESL) program helps adult immigrants to improve their English language skills and communicate with confidence. ESL classes are free for: • Canadian Citizens (born outside of Canada) • Permanent Residents • Convention Refugees • Refugee Claimants • Provincial Nominees • Canadian Experience Class participants • Live-In Caregiver Program participants This program provides learners with an understanding, not only of the language, but also the Canadian culture. The instruction is based on a thematic and communicative approach to developing language used in daily life and job related situations. Systematic approach to ongoing classroom-based language assessment is done through Portfolio Based Language Assessment (PBLA) whereby learners collect evidence of their progress and accomplishments in relation to identified learning goals. Classes are offered at different locations throughout York Region. There are morning, afternoon, evening and weekend options. The levels offered are literacy to level 12. For further information, call 905-731-9557 or email us at uplands@yrdsb.ca.

  • Language Instruction For Newcomers to Canada (LINC)

    The Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) program helps adult immigrants (permanent residents and convention refugees) who need to develop necessary language and life skills to actively function in Canadian society. The program offers the development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills based on Canadian Language Benchmarks. Systematic approach to ongoing classroom-based language assessment is done through Portfolio Based Language Assessment (PBLA) whereby learners collect evidence of their progress and accomplishments in relation to identified learning goals. Classes are offered through the Uplands Community Learning Centre, Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The levels offered are pre-benchmark to LINC 4. For further information, call 905-731-9557 or email us at uplands@yrdsb.ca

  • Construction Craft Worker (CCW) Level I

    Training

    Construction Craft Workers (CCW) perform many tasks on a job site, such as site preparation and cleanup, assembly and dismantlement of access equipment, material handling, and working on concrete, masonry, steel, wood and precast erecting projects. Work includes industrial, commercial and institutional sites, as well as roadways, railways, tunnels, hydroelectric dams and mining. Individuals who are suited to this trade are those who possess mechanical aptitude, good manual dexterity, an eye for detail, and are capable of performing hard, physical work, often outdoors. The CCW apprenticeship consists of 2,880 hours in total, 480 hours of which are held at the Training Centre (240 hours in Level 1 and 240 hours in Level 2). Our training program follows the standards set out by Skilled Trades Ontario, and is designed to provide apprentices with a wide range of skills, including: • Construction Health and Safety training • Trade calculations and blueprint reading • Safe hand and power tool operation • Equipment handling practices and procedures • Erecting and dismantling scaffolding • Hoisting and rigging • Formwork and concrete You must have a minimum of Grade 10 high school education or its equivalent in order to be eligible to register for the Construction…

  • Hazardous Materials Worker (Hazmat)

    Training

    A Hazmat Worker, identifies, removes, packages, transports and disposes of hazardous materials such as asbestos, mould, lead, mercury, and other biological and chemical hazards. Hazmat workers are often called upon when older buildings undergo renovations or demolition. Hazmat workers may also be involved in the containment and cleanup. Individuals who are suited to this trade are meticulous in ensuring the complete removal of hazardous materials, able to work in a highly-structured environment, prepared to wear full-body protective suits and respirators and capable of physical work in warm, damp conditions. Hazmat workers usually work in teams, and often perform overnight and weekend work. Overtime is not uncommon, especially for those performing emergency and disaster response work. The Hazardous Materials Worker Apprenticeship consists of 3,000 hours in total, of which 102 hours are in-school training. The program covers a broad range of topics, including: • Mercury, lead, mould and PCBs • Biological and physical hazards • Asbestos Abatement Worker (253W) •Hazard protection and equipment • Working at Heights and WHMIS •Lock-out / Tag-out and confined space training •Elevating work platforms •Respirator fit testing You must have a minimum of Grade 12 high school education or its equivalent in order to be eligible…

  • Electrical Engineering Connections

    Training

    Electrical Engineering Connections is an Ontario-wide online bridge to work program designed to support internationally trained electrical engineering professionals with their integration into the Canadian labour market. This online program is delivered in partnership with Humber College and supported by the Government of Ontario. and includes: – Overview of the Ontario Electrical Code and Standards, Health & Safety Codes and Standards, Applications of Measuring Instruments, Industrial Automation in Ontario Energy Systems and Electrical Equipment in Ontario – Academic training from a recognized educational institute – Business communication and workplace culture training in a Canadian context – One-to-one support from an Employment Consultant who is knowledgeable about the sector To be eligible for the program, clients must: – CLB 7 or higher preferred – Post-secondary education in relevant field (degree or diploma in electrical engineering) – Permanent Residence, Convention Refugee, or Refugee Claimant with 1 year work permit, Naturalized Canadian Citizen – Minimum 2 years of electrical engineering experience from outside of Canada – Reside in Ontario Oct 24 – Dec 23, 2022 Jan 31 – Mar 31, 2023

  • Warehouse Worker and Material Handler Training (2hrs, 6 sessions)

    Training

    Gain the right skills for jobs in construction, manufacturing, shipping/receiving, storage/moving rentals and retail! In this free, online, multi-session workshop, you will learn the tasks and duties of working as a warehouse worker/material handler. You will develop the essential skills to stand out to employers. Modules also cover equipment, working conditions and health and safety. Get a good understanding of what the day-to-day of this career looks like! We service York Region, Bradford and the surrounding areas. Eligibility conditions apply. Contact the Skills Upgrading Centre for more information or to apply. http://skillsupgrading.ca / 905-853-6279 / info@skillsupgrading.ca / @skillsupgrading. The next session take place on February 14, 16, 21, 23, 28 and March 2 (Tuesdays and Thursdays) from 10am-12pm online via Zoom Registration is required.

  • Free Mental Health Training

    Training

    Do you feel overwhelmed and constantly stressed? Free mental health workshops are available in areas that will help you develop the skills you need to cope with stress, embrace change, gain perspective and overcome challenges. Learn tips and tricks for finding motivation and celebrate the small achievements. Follow us on social media or check out our website for dates and times. We service York Region, Bradford and the surrounding areas. Eligibility conditions apply. Contact the Skills Upgrading Centre for more information or to apply. http://skillsupgrading.ca / 905-853-6279 / info@skillsupgrading.ca / @skillsupgrading Next Program Starts February 22, 2023

  • Entrepreneurism in Georgina

    Training

    FREE Entrepreneur Seminar Series Topics will include: Details: Register at: https://www.gtti.ca/training/upcoming-programs/ or call us at 905-722-6300

  • Precast Concrete Erector

    Training

    Possessing good hand-eye coordination and skilled at estimating weights and distances, precast concrete erectors connect rigging and help guide crane operators in aligning prefabricated concrete panels and slabs into place when constructing a new building. Their duties include loading and unloading prefabricated concrete panels, securing panels to structures, and applying grout between concrete panels and footings. Individuals who are suited to this trade are detail-oriented, physically fit, comfortable working at heights, and capable of working in cold weather. Flexible hours are a requirement. The Precast Concrete Erector apprenticeship consists of 5,400 hours in total, 240 hours of which are held at the Training Centre. Our in-school training program conforms to the standards set out by Skilled Trades Ontario, and is designed to provide apprentices with a wide range of skills, including: • Construction Health and Safety training • Trade calculations and blueprint reading • Safe hand and power tool operation • Erecting and dismantling scaffolding • Hoisting and rigging • Hand signals • Suspended access platforms • Elevating work platforms You must have a minimum of Grade 10 high school education or its equivalent in order to be eligible to register for the Precast Concrete Erector apprenticeship program.