***Due to the COVID-19 situation, we are currently providing modified virtual services through phone calls, emails, and online video. Call us at 416-658-3101 or email ldavey-longstreet@skillsforchange.org

Workplace Career Connections Program (WCCP)

The Workplace Career Connections Program is a 5-week Employment Program that prepares and equips newcomers to understand their profession in Canada, learn successful job search strategies, increase networks, and more importantly how to secure employment, work in the Canadian environment to retain their jobs and advance their career.

Program Eligibility:

• CLB 6+

• Permanent Resident or Conventional Refugee

• Internationally Trained or Educated Professional

Program components will include (combination of in class & on line):

• Communication in the Canadian Workplace (meeting, supervision, email communication, conflict resolution, etc.)
• Cross-Culture Communication
• Diversity and Inclusion
• Leadership Skills
• Employment Preparation (targeted resumes & cover letters, interviews, 30 second pitch/elevator speech)
• Networking in the Canadian Environment
• Strategic Virtual Networking
• Digital skills you need for the new Workplace
• Public speaking to a virtual crowd
• Labour Market Information
• Job Retention and Career Advancement
• Health and Safety
• Worker’s Rights
• Wellness practices for COVID efficient work, optimizing your home office
• Mentoring for Employment

Employer Engagement:

• Labour market conditions will inform who and how we engage with employers and provide information to our clients on the areas there would be opportunities for career advancements.
• Information sessions on Employer Engagement offerings including training on SfC job board
• Access to employment leads
• Labour Market Trends
• Information sessions delivered by our employer partners
• Information sessions with past clients as success stories
• Simulation projects/ assignments/ exercises from real life scenarios led by experts during tenure of training.
• Information sessions specific to different departments of an industry (i.e., HR, Marketing)
• Real-life Business cases /used cases discussion by industry experts
• Opportunity for paid/unpaid placements

For registration and further information:

Phone: 416-658-3101 ext. 206
E-mail: ldavey-longstreet@skillsforchange.org

English Classes
Listening, Speaking, Reading & Writing
Sector-Specific Terminology
Workplace Communication & Culture

Job Search Assistance
Professional Resume & Cover Letter
Interview Preparation & Cold Calling Techniques
Networking & Mentoring (Employment & Language)

Paid Job Placements & Supports Available*
One on One Employment Coaching
Credentials Assessment, Testing & Re-Training
Training & Employment Subsidies

Next WCCP Start Dates

April 1 -30, 2021
May 3 – June 4, 2021
June 7 – July 9, 2021
July 12 – Aug 13, 2021
Sept 6 – Oct 8, 2021
Oct 11 – Nov 12, 2021
Nov 15 – Dec 17, 2021
Jan 4 – Feb 4, 2022
Feb 1 – Mar 4, 2022
Feb 28 – Mar 31, 2022
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