Classes are tailored to individual participants’ needs as much as possible. Workplace Literacy classes are also offered four afternoons each week as a means to connect clients to the industry-specific language, phrases, and idioms they will come across in the Canadian workplace. Financial support is also available to each registered participant to be used for career enhancements such as enrolling in relevant courses, purchasing textbooks and supplies, or having their credentials assessed. Following the classroom section, there is an 8-12 week work placement, in which participants complete a volunteer internship with a company involved in the client’s area of training. Participants are able to gain Canadian work experience, demonstrate their skills to an employer, and network with other professionals in their field. Approximately half of Program participants remain with their work placement hosts as employees. For those who are not hired on following their placements, the skills they’ve learned and contacts they’ve made throughout the Program make it easier for them to find a similar paid position in the future.
If you are a potential candidate for the program click here for more information.
In order to apply, you must:
- Be legally able to work in Canada
- Possess a university degree and have received some or all of your education and work experience from outside of Canada
- Possess a diploma/certificate from a technical/applied science institution or business college OR certification/experience in a trade and have received some or all of your education and work experience from outside of Canada (May group only)
- Be unemployed, or not employed in your area of training
- Applications are available in our main office or click here to download it and send it in by hand delivering, email, or fax.
Our next intake is scheduled to start on Tuesday, September 8. The deadline to apply for this intake is Wednesday, August 5 and we will be hosting a Webinar Information Session on Monday, August 10.
All new applicants must attend an Information Session in order to be considered for the selection process for the next intake. More information will be sent to you about the information session after you have submitted your application.
Thank you for your interest in Mentorship program.
For more information, contact Taryn at:
Phone: (306) 978-1818 extension: 220