Newcomer Program for Women in Technology – 12-week full time, intensive online program (Posted on July 9)

Employment Services is partnering with In-TAC to host an online event next Tuesday as they launch their Newcomer Program for Women in Technology. Become a certified full stack developer and master your workplace communication skills. You can upgrade your skills in Application Development, Computer Science and Software Engineering Principals. In addition, you will advance your workplace communication skills through oral communication, critical thinking, emotional intelligence and the art of writing.

More info here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/newcomer-program-for-women-in-technology-tickets-112474947596

 

Coding, Programming and Web Development – free online training program (Posted on July 7)

incubator13, in partnership with BrainTechRobotics, is offering a free online training program to learn coding, programming and web development for youth between 10 to 17 years old. This includes 1:1 as well as group support by one of our staff members for all participants.

If you are interested or know someone you could be interested, please visit the following link to register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/111129090100

 

Occupational Health and Safety Training Initiative – (Posted on July 3, 2020)

Occupational Health and Safety Training Initiative have been launched with the goal of supporting up to 100,000 Employment Ontario job seeker clients by providing them access to ten online health and safety training courses, at no cost to the client. Information regarding the initiative has been posted to the Employment Ontario Partners’ Gateway (EOPG) under the Special Initiatives section. Current or new clients of the Employment Ontario network who meet eligibility requirements as determined by service providers are eligible to access this training.

Interested clients should contact an Employment Ontario service provider. Following local Employment Ontario service providers’ processes, the clients will be provided with instructions and unique registration code(s) to access the courses.

The following ten (10) courses are available immediately:  Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA); Conducting Investigations; Health and Safety Representative; Infection Control v. Ladder Safety vi. Manual Material Handling;  Slips, Trips and Falls;  Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS); Workplace Inspections; Workplace Violence and Harassment.

 More info here: http://eoon.ca/

 

Free Online Mini-Courses – Lambton College is offering 23 general interest mini-courses, free! (Posted on June 5)

Here are some of the available courses: Advocacy for Patients and Families – Colour for Interior Spaces – Cultivating Fitness in Kids – Elevate Your Brand Online – Essential Food Safety – Evolution of e-Sports – Fantastic Photos 1: Composition – Healthy Choices, Healthy Life § Meaning of Money – Phone Photography as Art – Start Your Business from Scratch 1: Entrepreneurship – Understanding Electricity 1: Alternating Currents Theory

If you have any questions, please contact Barb Matthews at 1-855-353-2642 or e-mail cornwall@contactnorth.ca

 

Social Enterprise Works (S.E.W.)-  A 23-week employment program (Posted on May 7– starts May 25, 2020)

A 23-week employment program that will prepare and find you work in the community. Build up your resume, cover letter, interviewing skills, with employment support staff. Acquire new training and certifications (WHMIS, Safe Food Handling, CPR, etc.). Receive personalized assistance in applying to jobs, acquiring employment, and maintaining employment. Receive a bonus for successful program completion! Participants must meet the following eligibility criteria: Between the ages of 19 and 29

Eligible to work in Canada. Have access to a computer or laptop, and access to the internet. Interested in participating in employment and skill-building workshops. Willing to participate in a 23-week program. If you have any questions, please contact Anne-Marie McKenna at anne-marie@operationcomehome.ca

 

Intro to Customer Service –  5 weeks Online Training Program (Posted on May 6 – starts May 18, 2020)

The OCSB is offering a FREE 5-week Online Customer Service Training. Live virtual workshops including: Workplace communications, Best practices for working remotely, Customer Service (for changing times), Earn employment certificates, and Computer skills.

More info here: https://www.ocsb.ca/ If you have any questions, please contact Joyce Nolan at  joyce.nolan@ocsb.ca

 

Youth Workforce Initiative4 weeks of Online Workshops and Training (Posted on May 6 – starts May 25, 2020)

Participants will engage in online workshops, training and certifications for 35 hours. Participants will also be provided with job search supports as the goal is to secure employment by the  5th week of the program.

More info here: https://operationcomehome.ca/youth-workforce-initiative/ If you have any questions, please contact Lindsay Pritchard at  lindsay@operationcomehome.ca

 

Architectural Glass & Metal Technician – 16-week  Pre-Apprenticeship training program (Posted on March 3 – starts in April 2020)

The fti Ontario is seeking interested participants in the Ottawa area to enter a 16-week Architectural Glass & Metal Technician Pre-Apprenticeship training program. The program includes complete Health & Safety training, Basic Level Apprenticeship training and a paid 8-week work placement. In our most recent program, all participants who entered the work placement gained full-time employment. There is no cost to participate in this program.

More info here: https://ftiontario.com/or call 613-580-2424 X 26400 or X 26402  If you have any questions, please contact Donna Bonaparte at Donna.Bonaparte@ottawa.ca

 

Walking in the Boots – FREE 6-week training program (Posted on February 5– Starts in March 2020)

Program offers: Hands-on vocational skills training to prepare you for a job in the Landscape & Horticulture sector! Health & Safety, WHMIS, First Aid training and certification included! Employability skills training including soft skills, job search strategies, interviewing, resume preparation and more! One on one Employment Counselling & Mentorship support! Explore pathways including apprenticeship, enrolling in a post-secondary program!

More info here: https://ociso.org/campaigns/event/walking-in-the-boots-information-session-2/  or call 613-725-5671 ext 287  If you have any questions, please contact Amanda Barresi at abarresi@landscapeontario.com

 

EAT MORE SOUP – Pre-employment Training (Posted on February 5– register now for late February start)

4 spots open to start late February – 12 week training program for adults who would like to work in the FOOD or RETAIL sectors. Successful interns are guaranteed a job interview with at least one of our employer partners. Adults 19 years and older who wish to work in FOOD or RETAIL, and can commit 4 days per week to unpaid training – Monday through Thursday – during a 12 week internship.

More info here:  https://www.eatmoresoup.org/job-training or call 613-233-8660  If you have any questions, please contact Kim Oastler at kim@also-ottawa.org

 

La Cité – Préapprentissage Plomberie (24 Juin 2019 – 13 Mars 2020)

A 9 month training program for francophone apprentices in the Ottawa area who are interested in jumpstarting a career in plumbing.

Un programme de formation de 9 mois pour les apprentis francophones dans la région d’Ottawa, intéressés à se lancer dans une carrière en plomberie.

 

La Cité – Préapprentissage Électricien (8 Juillet 2019 – 27 Mars 2020)

A 7 month training program for francophone apprentices in the Ottawa area who are interested in jumpstarting a career in electrical work.

Un programme de formation de 7 mois pour les apprentis francophones dans la région d’Ottawa, intéressés par se lancer dans une carrière d’électricien.

 

La Cité – Préapprentissage Les Métiers du Secteur Industriel (8 Juillet 2019 – 27 Mars 2020)

A 7 month training program for francophone apprentices in the Ottawa area who are interested in jumpstarting a career in industrial sector trades.

Un programme de formation de 7 mois pour les apprentis francophones dans la région d’Ottawa, intéressés par se lancer dans les métiers du secteur industriel.

 

Operation Come Home – Youth Workforce Initiative (August 19 – December 6, 2019)

A 16 week program for youth, ages 16-29, who are currently unemployed and not currently enrolled in traditional schooling. Participants will undergo employment preparation classes and training to assist with their job search. Interested applicants can apply directly to Operation Come Home or through an external referral form.

 

Rideau-Rockliffe Entrepreneurship Hub – EnterpRISEing Youth+ (August 29, 2019 – December 20, 2019)

A free 16-week course for aspiring entrepreneurs who are under 30 and self-identify as having experienced mental health and/or addiction challenges. Participants will gain access to business development plans, office space, coaching and mentoring, and an opportunity to pitch their business ideas.