Job & Training Events

46 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.

  • 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-  Clients must be referred from the community.

  • Customer Service and Retail Training


    This is a free program for low to moderate-income residents of York Region, that is virtually run monthly. The CSR Program is presented and developed by March of Dimes Canada and is funded by The Regional Municipality of York.  Eligible participants must be a resident of YORK REGION, have no or low to moderate-income, have use of a computer or phone with access to ZOOM, ESL 4 or above, and minimum age of 17. Training Includes: • Customer Service Skills, Product Knowledge • Effective Listening and Communication Skills • Dealing with Difficult and Irate Customers, Conflict Resolution Skills • WHMIS, Work Safety, Workplace First Aid, Financial Literacy and Cashier training • Job search techniques including Networking, Resume, Cover Letter and Interview Preparation • Building Confidence, Stress Management, COVID Fatigue, Job Retention and Supports • Following the successful completion of the training, a professional Job Developer and Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist will assist you with your job search. For more information or to register plea To register: Call: 1-800-350-4621 ext. 6503 or  Email:

  • IT Accelerator


    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 :

  • Enterprising Careers for Women

    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. For women 18 years or older.  Summer 2022 Classes Run Once a Week for Ten Weeks.  A variety of days and times to choose from: Day / Time / Start Date Mondays 2:00pm – 4:00pm  beginning June 13th Tuesdays 10:00am – 12:00pm – beginning July 12th Tuesdays 2:00pm – 4:00pm beginning July 5th Thursdays 12:00pm 2:00pm – beginning May 19th Thursdays 7:00pm – 9:00pm – beginning July 28th Fridays 10:00am – 12:00pm – beginning July 8th Visit: for the day and time that best suits your needs. About the Program Discover employment options that fit your personality Build self-confidence as you identify your interests and skills Research…

  • Language Training at the Workplace (LTW)


    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, 289-846-3627

  • Seneca General Arts – English for Academic Purposes


    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

  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Courses


    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

  • Professional Communication Courses at Seneca


    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. 

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


    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

  • Professional Excellence in Financial Services – Bridging Program


    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.

  • 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:

  • Discover Microcredentials at Seneca College


    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:

  • TOEFL and IELTS Preparation

    TOEFL, test of English as a Foreign Language, is used by Canadian universities and professional licensing bodies to establish proficiency in English. The TOEFL Preparation class prepares learners for taking the TOEFL iBT exam. It is offered Monday to Friday, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. IELTS, International English Language Testing System, tests English proficiency across the globe. The IELTS Preparation class prepares learners to take the IELTS test. It is offered Monday to Friday, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. For further information, call 905-731-9557 or email us at

  • 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

  • Citizenship Test Preparation Class

    The Citizenship Test Preparation Class helps permanent residents who are applying for citizenship to prepare for the Citizenship test. There are morning and afternoon options. For further information, call 905-731-9557 or email us at

  • 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:

  • WHMIS and Worker Health and Safety


    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*

  • 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) / 905 713-6244 Cristina De Iuliis (Vaughan, Markham, Richmond Hill, Whitchurch-Stouffville) / 647-462-8117

  • 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 –  416 431 5326 ext. 2429 Lubica Halamova –  416 431 5326 ext. 2449

  • 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

  • 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

  • Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)


    Study English FOR FREE with fully certified and experienced instructors. Earn your English Language Certificate required for Citizenship Application. Classes are available online, in-person, and in different schedules. To qualify, you need to be a permanent resident, a protected person, or have applied for permanent residency and have received a letter. For more information or to register, contact 289-846-3620.

  • Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)


    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 289-846-3620

  • Career Recharge Job Seekers Workshops


    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:

  • 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

  • Computer Training for Personal and Professional Skills


    Improve your computer skills to be more efficient and effective at home and work! Free and flexible computer training is available! Upgrade your knowledge on Microsoft Office, emailing software or browsing and applying to jobs. Our courses are either in person at the Centre or online. However you choose to take the courses, you’ll have one-on-one support available to you. We service York Region, Bradford and the surrounding areas. Eligibility conditions apply. Contact the Skills Upgrading Centre for more information and to apply. / 905-853-6279 / / @skillsupgrading

  • Skills Upgrading Program

    The Skills Upgrading program is a FREE* online training program that assists adults in York Region, Bradford, and some surrounding areas, improve their skills for employment, school, and life. Our versatile training program can be customized to your current skill level and educational goal. And, we have an open schedule for our training program, which means you can start whenever you’re ready and learn at your own pace. PLUS our online training is supported by our knowledgeable facilitators via phone, email, and LiveChat! Build your skills so you can carry out important day-to-day tasks, prepare to write the GED test (grade 12 equivalency), apply for post-secondary education, or gain skills for employment. Master basic computer skills, regardless of your current level of experience, using today’s most commonly used software. Improve your communication, organization, analytical skills, and more! Contact the centre for more details or apply online on our website. *eligibility conditions apply.

  • Soft Skills Employers are looking for!


    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. / 905-853-6279 / / @skillsupgrading

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


    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

  • Hazardous Materials Worker (Hazmat)


    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…

  • Confined Spaces Safety


    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

  • PSW Program

    Obtain a Personal Support Worker Certificate and up to 7 Ontario Secondary School credits. 5 months of in-class theory covering the PSW Program Standards and Additional Certifications. Full-time  study options – September 2022 – April 2023 Part-time study options – September 2022 – October 2023 Admission Requirements To apply you must: attend an entire registration session with applicable documentation: proof of residency (rental contract, tax bill, utility bill, etc.) status in Canada (Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, proof of Canadian Citizenship, permanent resident card, refugee claimant or convention refugee status) be 18 years or older be able to get to and from designated clinical and community placement sites produce a clear Police Vulnerable Sector Check at the time of placement. Register by email at On-line Registration Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 9:45 am Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at 9:45 am

  • Upgrade your Essential Skills – LBS


    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. / 905-853-6279 / / @skillsupgrading

  • Lock Out / Tag Out


    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

  • Every Bite Matters (EBM)

    Every Bite Matters (EBM) is a 14-week paid employment program for youth who face barriers to employment and have interest in culinary skill development. Participants are provided with certification opportunities for Smart Serve, WHMIS and Food Handlers, as well as pre-employment workshops focused on job readiness and life skill development. The EBM program schedule is as follows: Weeks 1 to 3 – in class pre-employment workshops Monday to Friday 10am-4pm Weeks 4 to 9 – Monday’s in class pre-employment workshops, Tuesday to Friday’s clients will be working on culinary skills individually. Pending Covid restrictions clients will be able to learn culinary skills in the 360 Kids HUB kitchen. In addition to that, clients will have the opportunity to deliver and dine with community seniors over lunches they themselves have planned and prepared. Weeks 10-14 – Friday’s in class pre-employment workshops, Monday to Thursday 24 hours/week in an culinary focused employment placement. Participants in EBM must meet the following eligibility criteria: Be between the ages of 15-30 Access to WIFI and a compatible device (phone, tablet, laptop, computer, etc.) A valid Social Insurance Number (SIN) and legally eligible to work in Canada

  • Smart Serve


    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

  • Electrical Engineering Connections


    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 Apr 25 – Jun 24, 2022 Jul 25 – Sep 23, 2022 Oct 24 – Dec 23, 2022 Jan 31 – Mar 31, 2023

  • Forklift Safety Awareness


    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

  • Introduction to Warehouse Worker and Material Handler Training (2hr x 6 sessions)


    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. / 905-853-6279 / / @skillsupgrading

  • Accelerated Building Environmental Systems (BES™) Operator Class II – Bridging Program


    Developed by Seneca more than 40 years ago, the BES™ Certificate has become the industry standard and is the most recognized certification for building operators in Canada. The Accelerated Building Environmental Systems (BES™) Operator Class II Bridging Program provides specialized training and professional networks to help you launch a professional career in building operations and facilities management in the shortest time possible. Offered in a fast-paced, part-time format, this career-focused certificate program will provide you with an understanding of the interrelated complexities of building environmental systems such as heating, ventilation, air handling, water treatment, controls and electrical power supply.



    The Google UX Design program is tuition-free and is considered a beginner program. Graduates of this program will receive the Google UX Design Certificate. As the world of technology continues to grow rapidly, UX designers make technology that much easier and more enjoyable for people to use. Designing products and tools that are more useful and accessible for users, the Google UX Design Professional Certification will support your qualification for in-demand jobs in UX Design. 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: User Experience (UX) Designer UI Designer Interaction Designer Visual Designer Product Designer Some Eligibility Requirements



    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 Service Technician The program runs for 15 consecutive weeks, Monday to Friday from 8:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Some eligibility requirement apply



    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 Some Eligibility Requirements

  • 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.

  • Precast Concrete Erector


    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.