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Training Sessions

We offer a wide range of career development training sessions and workshops year-round. Take the next step in your journey!

Select one of the categories of training workshops we have and easily register for any event, for FREE.

Considering Career Options

For those beginning to explore career options, including entrepreneurship, these sessions offer a great starting point. Explore what makes you unique and how that knowledge can help you chose a rewarding career or learn how to navigate the journey from ‘business idea’ to ‘entrepreneurship’.

Exploring Career Options - Part 1

This is the first of two sessions which are intended to assist you in making effective career choices. In this session, you will assess your aptitudes, interests, personality and values to best explore your next career path.

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Exploring Career Options - Part 2

This session is the second of two which are intended to assist you in making effective career decisions. Using credible labour market websites, you will explore job descriptions, education requirements, wages, demand and more. Then you will create an action plan to keep you moving forward.

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Moving Forward in Your Job Search

Are you ready to move from career exploration to action? We offer a variety of practical, hands-on sessions to help you with resume writing, networking and interviewing. Learn how to market yourself in a way that employers will notice.

What do you have to offer?

This session is your opportunity to identify your key strengths so that you can create a great resume, and effectively sell yourself during interviews and networking opportunities while taking the time to think about your strengths and determining why you are good at what you do. This workshop helps create a valuable foundation for your job search.

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Networking and Creating Your Personal Brand

If you feel stuck in your job search and don’t feel you are making any progress this is the workshop for you. Learn how to market your best product, YOU! In this session we will discuss how effective networking strategies can assist with making connections and tapping into the hidden job market. You will also learn how to develop your own personal brand that will set you apart from the competition.

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Interview Savvy

Preparing for a job interview can be a challenge. This workshop will help you to learn best practices that will assist with preparing for the interview, what to expect during the interview and what to do after in order to land the job you want. Participants will have the opportunity to tie their skills and experiences together in order to answer interview questions in a way that will get them noticed and recognized by the employer as the ideal candidate.

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Skills U Need 2 Succeed

Has the job search been overwhelming? Feeling discouraged? This workshop will provide you with motivation and resilience to continue down the path to career satisfaction. Learn how to shine in the face of adversity.

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Job Specific Training

Gain the skills that employers are seeking through a variety of job-specific training sessions. Stand out from the competition by upgrading or adding a new skill to your range of experience.

Safety in the Workplace

Learn how to be safe in the workplace by identifying hazards, understanding safety laws and preparing to work safely.

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WHMIS - Hazardous materials in the workplaces

This session will help you to increase your awareness of the WHMIS classification system and how to protect yourself while at work. Complete a quiz and earn a certificate of competency.

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Smart Serve

Smart serve training teaches you how to protect yourself from liability by understanding your responsibilities under the Liquor Licence Act. Earn your Smart Serve Certificate.

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Food Safety Training

On-line training program, participants will complete 13 training modules aimed to improve knowledge of safe food handling practices and earn a widely recognized Basic Safe Food Handler Certificate (good for 5 years).

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Handling Cash on the Job

Learn and practice effective methods for handling cash transactions on the job. Open, operate and balance a cash register while providing efficient, courteous and accurate customer service.

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Foundation Building for Job Success

Employment success rests on a foundation of many different skills, not just job-specific preparation. We offer practical sessions that can help you better manage personal finances, understand basic computer use, and improve literacy.

Everyday Banking & Money Management

Learn how everyday banking advice can help you reach your financial goals and help you take control of debt, making credit work for you rather than against you. Through 4 areas of advice we will show you how taking a few simple actions can save you money and put you further along the path to achieving your goals. Presented in partnership with RBC.

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Adult Literacy & Essential Skills Program

This program is designed to help adult’s improve their reading, writing, and computer skills in a “small group” setting. You should find this small computer class interesting and helpful. The teaching materials guide you step by step through each exercise. This is a very user friendly program that allows you to learn at your own pace.

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Peer Connections

A drop-in style program designed to meet like-minded individuals who could benefit from peer support through their job loss, job search or career transition process. Take the opportunity to connect over a coffee while networking, supporting and encouraging others. Take advantage of optional one-on-one guidance and assistance with an Employment Consultant.