28 Job & Training Events

  • Professional Excellence in Financial Services – Bridging Program

    Training

    “New to Canada? You may be eligible for a bursary to cover the costs of this program. Attend an information session to find out more.”  https://www.senecacollege.ca/ce/bridging/efs.html 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.

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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 learning 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. Programing starts early June 2024 and an orientation is scheduled for May 31, 2024 To learn more and register, visit: https://www.wcyr.ca/enterprising–careers or contact 905-853-9270

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  • Point, Click, Connect Digital Literacy Program

    Training

    The Point, Click, Connect Program is a digital literacy training program targeted to underrepresented groups across York Region, including Indigenous, low-income, seniors, persons with disabilities, and newcomers. Throughout the one-week course, clients will learn basic computer skills enabling safe internet practices, effectively increasing their self-confidence. The Program is supported by a dedicated team of technologically savvy professional trainers and delivered online and at multiple locations in the northern and southern York region, including Job Skills, Welcome Centre and community partner locations. Computer equipment is provided during the program. LEARN ABOUT Computer Basics, Introduction to Windows Basic Communication on Email and Social Media Internet: Searching, Sharing, Google Drive Internet Safety: Privacy and Security, Online Shopping Networking and Job Searching Online Microsoft Word and Excel Individual Coaching: one-on-one support PROGRAM CONTACT Local – 905-235-5255 Toll-free – 1-866-592-6278 https://www.jobskills.org/point-click-connect-pcc-register/   ELIGIBILITY York Region Residents Over 16 years of age  Indigenous, low-income, seniors, persons with disabilities, and newcomers  

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  • 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

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  • Skills Upgrading Centre –  Free Employability Soft Skills Training

    Training

    Learn and develop the soft skills employers are looking for. Improve communication, organization and time management skills, work effectively with a team and more. These training programs are available to residents of York Region, Bradford, and the surrounding area. Eligibility conditions apply. Register online at https://www.skillsupgrading.ca/programs  or contact the Skills Upgrading Centre for more information / 905-853-6279 / info@skillsupgrading.ca / @skillsupgrading

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  • Skills Upgrading Centre – Free Essential Skills Upgrading

    Training

    Improve your reading, writing and math skills in-person or online at the Skills Upgrading Centre. These skills will help you prepare for the CAEC test (replacement for the GED), an entry test into a post-secondary program, gain valuable skills for employment and everyday life. Our trained educators will design a customized program that helps you get the skills you need today. These upgrading programs are available to residents of York Region, Bradford, and the surrounding area. Eligibility conditions apply. Register online at  https://www.skillsupgrading.ca/programs  or contact the Skills Upgrading Centre for more information / 905-853-6279 / info@skillsupgrading.ca / @skillsupgrading

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  • Skills Upgrading Centre – Introduction to Bookkeeping – Free Workshop

    Training

    This free* virtual, self-paced program offers adults the opportunity to refresh your math skills, learn basic bookkeeping principles and practices, budgets, and financial reports. Earn a certificate to be added to your resume and get connected to employment services and tools. *Eligibility requirements. Register online at https://www.skillsupgrading.ca/programs  or contact the Skills Upgrading Centre for more information / 905-853-6279 / info@skillsupgrading.ca / @skillsupgrading

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  • 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 offers FREE programs in our cohorts for candidates 18 years old or older with no maximum age. July 15, 2024 Anyone interested in this program should complete the application at: www.npowercanada.ca/apply/. The criteria for eligibility are below. must have completed high...

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  • 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, just basic computer skills. 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. Topics covered: Skills required to succeed in an entry-level IT job. IT support tasks including computer assembly, wireless networking and installing programs How to provide end-to-end customer support ranging from identifying problems to troubleshooting and debugging. Different operating systems like Linux and Open Lab. 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 15 consecutive weeks, Monday to Friday from 8:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. In 2023 we will be offering programs in January, February, April, June, August and September for the Junior IT Analyst program. NPower Canada offers FREE programs in our cohorts for candidates 18 years old or older...

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  • Confined Spaces Safety

    Training

    Classroom instruction with video and hands on equipment for working in confined spaces like tanks, underground, or bunkers.  Delivered by Skills Training Centre Register at:https://www.skillstc.ca/confined-spaces/

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  • Lock Out / Tag Out through the Skills Training Center

    Training

    Classroom instruction with video and equipment demonstrations for controlling energy sources during maintenance and repair events.  Delivered by Skills Training Centre. Lock Out/Tag Out

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  • 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

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  • 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  For more information and registration, visit: https://www.skillstc.ca/whmis-and-worker-health-and-safety/ New Online Training Now Available Visit: https://www.skillstc.ca/whmis-and-worker-health-and-safety/ for more information

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  • Smart Serve

    Training

    The Smart Serve Online training will prepare you to work in any environment where alcohol is sold, served, delivered, or sampled, in the province of Ontario. Get ready to learn with short videos, quizzes, text/audio, activities, and games before completing the Final Certification Test online. Register at: https://www.skillstc.ca/smart-serve/

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  • 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

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  • 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. 

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  • Job Search Workshops for Newcomers

    Training

    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. Register at: https://accesemployment.my.site.com/EventRegistration/s/?uid=a52ON000006zPZ7 The Contacts for the program are: Lubica Halamova – lhalamova@accesemployment.ca  416 431 5326 ext. 2449 Monica Ganguly – mganguly@accesemployment.ca 416 431 5326 Ext. 2479

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  • Introduction to MIG Welding – Skills Training Centre

    Training

    Our 18-hour MIG Welding Course features a combination of lectures and valuable hands-on practice. This class is designed for beginners (zero experience is required) and also those who need a refresher on the MIG welding process. Upon completion, students will be familiar with safety, equipment, equipment setup, and proper welding techniques. GMAW, commonly known as MIG welding, is an extremely common and versatile welding process suitable for joining all sorts of thickness of material.  From the hobby enthusiast, to someone looking to potentially pursue this as a career, this introduction to MIG welding is an opportunity to get hands-on experience with a low teacher to student ratio to get you on your way. Topics covered in course: July 6, 13, 20, 2024 COST: $780

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  • Bridge to Health Care Alternatives Online (B2HCAO)

    Training

    This program supports internationally trained health care professionals with finding a related career in Canada. There will be scheduled, facilitator-led online workshops and group discussions held Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. This program focuses on helping individuals look at career paths in the non-regulated health care industry where certification may not be required. Participants receive an in depth overview of the Canadian workplace values and expectations, while also learning Canadian workplace terminology and communication. Participants will learn about current job search techniques and develop strategies to enter the Canadian workforce. LEARN ABOUT Canadian workplace values and expectations Health care terminology and communication Current job search techniques and strategies GAIN VALUABLE WORK EXPERIENCE: Completing a work placement Participating in virtual employer networking events GET SUPPORT: Linking with an experienced health care professional mentor Receiving ongoing coaching and job search supports PROGRAM CONTACT Call – 1-866-592-6278 ELIGIBILITY Permanent resident, convention refugee, landed immigrant or live-In caregiver Internationally educated professional with a recognized degree in health care or a related field Have a minimum of two years of work experience in health care outside of Canada English language level equal to CLB7 Resides in York Region and Toronto

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  • Self- Employment Pathways for Newcomers (SEPN)

    Training

    An innovative three-phase program currently delivered monthly online. Individuals will have the opportunity to investigate self-employment and access resources and tools to support their decision on this career pathway. Newcomers often face additional barriers when starting a business, and involvement in the program will provide knowledge of Canadian business culture, help develop social and professional networks and provide information on accessing financing. The program currently serves Newcomers in York Region & the GTA. LEARN ABOUT PHASE 1 (TWO, DAY SESSIONS) The legal forms of business ownership and how to register a business Licensing and regulations to start a business Business taxation and financing option Upon completion, participants can move to Phase 2 PHASE 2 (TWO, DAY SESSIONS) Assess your business concept Find opportunities and identify trends in the marketplace Learn how to conduct market research and identify your target market Receive support and coaching Upon completion, participants can move to Phase 3 PHASE 3 (FIVE, TWO DAY SESSIONS) Participate in group sessions on business development, receive individual and group business coaching and support and have access to relevant business tools and industry experts Participants will receive a certificate of completion for the program PROGRAM CONTACTS Toll-free – 1-877-761-1155 Local –...

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  • Skills Upgrading Centre – Free Computer Training 

    Training

    Our computer training programs help you master basic and intermediate computer skills. Improve your computer skills as you work with today’s most commonly used software: Windows,  Microsoft Office, Google and more. The computer training is available to residents of York Region, Bradford, and the surrounding area. Eligibility conditions apply. Register online at https://www.skillsupgrading.ca/programs  or contact the Skills Upgrading Centre for more information / 905-853-6279 / info@skillsupgrading.ca / @skillsupgrading 

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  • 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 Skills Training Center. Training Dates – check the website for dates: https://www.skillstc.ca/forklift-safety/ Cost $250

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  • 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 Programs run: July 15 – Sept 13, 2024 Oct 15 – Dec 13, 2024 Register at: https://accesemployment.ca/programs/bridging-and-sector-specific-programs/electrical-engineering-connections

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  • Internationally Educated Professionals (IEPs) Foundation Program

    Training

    This Foundation program is designed to provide Newcomer IEPs with the fundamentals required to be successful in the Canadian workforce to grow your English language and communication skills for the workplace. To make new connections and expand personal and professional networks. To gain knowledge or skills to prepare for the Canadian labour market. Participants gain free access to: Language training and support, Professional and group career coaching, University libraries and services, Opportunities to build your network and connect to events and activities to support your job search.  A fee waiver to cover the cost of two completed university level credit courses in professional business communication, management or business law or IT. Flexible Part-time delivery: Courses are held two evenings weekly blended or online, with additional virtual language support and career workshops.  Options are available to also continue at the University to take an additional course in your professional field during the Winter term. Learn more about the impact of the program by viewing student success stories.  Learn more about the York University Foundation Program and check your eligibility and how to apply

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  • First Aid Level C: Recertification

    Training

    Standard First Aid CPR/AED (Level C) Re-Certification is ONLY permitted for those who have a previous Standard First Aid CPR (Level C) certificate issued within 3 years. Proof of certification is due on the day of the course (within the last 3 years) and it MUST be a Canadian Red Cross certificate. Re-Certification is only permitted once for every full certification. Skills Training Centre – Georgina 905-722-6300 *Payment is due at time of registration*

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  • 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

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