Workplace Training - Ottawa Employment Hub

Workplace Training

Below is a list of organizations that provide learning opportunities for yourself or your employees:

Acclaim Ability Management’s LearnAbility program is an online and interactive learning program designed to meet your legal training obligations while avoiding work disruption and staying within budget. Their comprehensive collection of e-learning modules is mobile friendly, can be fully customized and gives your entire team 24/7 access to Human Resources, Wellbeing, Workplace Safety and Employment Training seminars. 1- 877-867-6064

CVE Inc  Offers at no cost to the employer, the AODA Compliance Review which can help ensure your organization is prepared for the implementation of the AODA guidelines. Offers free training in the form of Workplace Diversification Training sessions which outlines aspects about working with individuals with disabilities and how co-workers can create an accommodating and welcoming environment for all staff members. 1-888-862-3825 Voice to TTY: 1 800 855-0511

Canadian National Institute for The Blind  CNIB can assist employers with the knowledge and tools necessary to hire someone with vision loss or to support an employee returning to work after vision loss including workplace assessments.  Depending on the employers needs, some services are free, others may be employer sponsored.  613-563-4021 Theresa Guolla  

Distinct Programmes Inc Offers employers a pool of ready-to-work candidates at a subsidized cost to the employer. 613-260-9059

Hire Immigrants Ottawa (HIO) The HIO cross-cultural competency training is designed to equip employers, HR Professionals, and people managers with practical skills, strategies and tools needed to increase cultural competencies and prepare workplaces for a culturally diverse employee base.613-683-3370

LiveWorkPlay Training specialists will be able to train employees with intellectual disabilities to best suit your needs as an employer. These services include on-the-job training for employers at no cost and continuing on-going follow up and support. Manager of Employer Partnerships Jen Soucy 613-702-0327

Ottawa Chinese Community Service Centre (OCCSC) Offers employers free training for their internationally educated employees. 613-235-4875 X148

World Skills World Skills offers cross-cultural training for employers to hire and retain newcomer talent. 613-233-0453

Y’s Owl Maclure Co-op Centre – Employment specialists will train employees with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities to best suit your needs as an employer. These services include on-the-job training for employers at no cost and continuing on-going follow up and support. Employer training/ workshop(s) specific to hiring employees with autism spectrum disorder can be offered. 613-721-1500 or


The following organizations offer fee-based training services:

Algonquin College Algonquin College Corporate Training (ACCT) helps performance-driven organizations build the knowledge, skills and approaches required of a modern workforce. 613-727-7729

Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) Can offer employers subsidized work placement and training from a pool of pre-screened, qualified and valuable employees who are hard of hearing or deaf.  Inquiries 613-521-0509 TDD: 613-521-0634 Richard Vallée or Maria Bossio

Neil Squire Society Solutions is a team of Occupational Therapists and Assistive Technology Specialists who provide a range of related services to meet individual ergonomic and assistive technology needs. Regional Manager Cheryl Colmer 613-723-3575