Trades Win Support Program


The Trades Win Support Program is for internationally trained tradespersons:
  • Electricians (construction maintenance and industrial)
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanics (HVAC Mechanics)
  • Industrial Millwrights (Industrial Mechanics)
  • Plumbers


This sector-specific bridging program helps skilled tradespersons become licensed and job ready. The program includes:

Employment Preparation

  • Trade-Specific Technical and Workplace Language Training
  • Labour Market Overview and Orientation
  • Job Search Strategies

Certificate of Qualification Exam Preparation

  • A 144-hour exam preparation course taught by qualified instructors at Humber College or Stanford International
  • Canadian codes, rules and regulations
  • Technical skills upgrading

Participants will benefit from

  • Job development: job leads, connections to employers
  • Work Experience Placement: builds your resume, and in some cases, leads to permanent employment
  • Mentoring: mentors provide insights into skilled trades jobs and help build professional networks
  • Employer training incentives are available for on-the-job training
  • Test to Hire: a program incorporating workplace experience that allows you to test a job and prove your capabilities to an employer

Eligibility Criteria

  • Canadian citizen, landed immigrant or convention refugee
  • 4-5 years of work experience in a related trade
  • Grade 10 or equivalent education
  • Demonstrate English Language Proficiency (Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment)

For registration and further information:

Peel 905-595-1679 ext. 103

York 905-764-0202 ext. 101





Technical training: Humber College, 110 Carrier Drive, Toronto, ON and Stanford International College

Employment preparation: Skills for Change | Peel Region or Skills for Change | York Region

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Ongoing registrations all sectors for classes starting in October.



October 2017 Peel Region



October 2017 – York Region

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