Address: 791 St. Clair Avenue West Toronto, ON M6C 1B7
Main Intersection: St clair ave Keele
Address: 3090 Kingston Road, 3rd Floor, Scarborough, ON
Main Intersection: McCowen/ Kingston Road
PROFESSIONAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATION SERIES
Professional Office Adminstration is an in-class, instructor-led, five-day
program for women interested in clerical and administrative related
careers. The modules focus on developing the essential skills needed for
working in a business environment:
Written Communication in the workplace
Data Management and Record Keeping
Office Protocol and Business Etiquette
Preparing, Organizing Meetings and Making Travel Arrangements
It is a series of quick and affordable workshops intended to bridge the
gap for those who want to know more about Canadian office practices
Dates: Call for details
Time: Call for details
Free training to those who qualify. Call for details
Location : 3090 Kingston Road, 3rd Floor, Scarborough, ON
Address: 1255 Bay Street, Suite 600 Toronto, ON M5R 2A9
Main Intersection: Bay & Yorkville
At Academy of Learning College, we say we’re committed to the success of our students – and we mean it! From your first contact with our career consultants and financial assistance advisors to the employment services we offer upon graduation, we guide and support you to make sure you achieve all of your goals. We are committed to bringing our students skills, work experience and independence so that they can enjoy a happier and more prosperous future.
Programs & Services:
- Medical Office Assistant (MOA)
- Medical Receptionist
- Personal Support Worker
- Community Service Worker
- Paralegal (accredited by the Law Society of Canada)
- Law Clerk
- Immigration Consultant
- Police Foundations
- Business Administration
- Conference and Event Planner
- International Hospitality Management
- Legal Office Assistant
- Marketing Coordinator
- Sales Professional
Accounting | IT
- Accounting & Payroll
- Business & Office Accounting Clerk
- Computerized Accounting
- Payroll Supervisor
- Payroll Administrator
- Computer Service Technician
- Network Administrator
- PC Support Specialist
- Microcomputer Business Applications
- Customer Service & Information Clerk
- International Hospitality Management
- Home Inspection Diploma
- Marketing Coordinator
- Home Inspection Certificate
- Web Designer
- Sales Professional
Mondays to Thursdays – 8:00 am. to 8:00 pm.
Fridays – 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Address: 745 Danforth Avenue, Suite 401,Toronto, ON M4J 1L4
Main Intersection: Pape & Danforth
Newcomer Women’s Services Toronto was founded by a group of Latin American refugees in 1983. For the past 30 years, we’ve been helping immigrant women from all around the world to become part of the wider community. With the help of volunteers and community partners, our friendly, all-female staff provides employment and settlement services, skills development, and language training, completely free of charge. There are also programs for children, including child care for kids between 19 months and 6 years of age.
Programs & Services:
Emergency First Aid CPR / AED Level C Certificate for Job Seekers
Taught by LIVESAFELI qualified instructor, this training covers the fundamentals of adult, child and infant CPR. On successful course completion, attendees will receive Canadian Red Cross certification valid for 3 years cross-country.
Food Handler Certification
Are you looking for a job in food, hospitality or health care industry? Now take the opportunity to become a CERTIFIED food handler!
- Unemployed (or working only part time/on-call)
- Not attending full time school/training
- Not registered with another Employment Ontario Agency
- Have a valid SIN and ID
Address: 16 Spadina Road Suite 201, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5R 2S7
Main Intersection: Bloor St & Spadina Rd
Canadian Centre for Skills Development (CCSD) is a Toronto-based federally incorporated not-for-profit organization. Our expertise and diversity of services includes working on a wide range of initiatives with all levels of government (federal, provincial and municipal) and private sector. We offer a wide variety of customized programs for personal and organizational development. Through our integrated personal approach we utilize various principles, theories, and techniques to meet the unique needs of our clients and exceed their expectations.
Skills for Entry into the Travel and Tourism Industry
Participants will study all aspects of the travel and tourism industry and prepare for TICO (Travel Industry Council of Ontario) mandatory exam certification to ensure employment ready following the program. Curriculum includes both International and Canadian content, enriched by research assignments, field trips, guest speakers, and industry events.
This is a 20 week program that cover a wide variety of topics such as World Destinations (Tourism Geography), Tours, and Cruises, Travel and Tourism Essentials, Accommodations (hotels, resorts etc.), Sales, and Enhanced Customer Care, Professional and Effective Communication in the Workplace, Managing Time and Stress, and Building Self-Confidence. Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be able to apply for full or part time employment.
To be eligible to participate in this program, the following criteria must be met:
- Referral from an Ontario Works Caseworker to attend a program orientation, and one-on-one interview to determine suitability.
- 18 +
- Highschool diploma
- Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident, or one who has been granted refugee status in Canada
- Legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations
- Strong interest in the Travel and Tourism Industry
Address: 155 Champagne Dr., Unit 8-A North York, M3J 2C6, Ontario, Canada
Main Intersection: Finch Ave & Dufferin St.
The York Construction Academy (YCA) opened in 2001 as a registered Private Career College under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005. YCA provides a hands-on learning experience for individuals pursuing a career in the construction and renovations industry. YCA provides pre-apprenticeship training in carpentry, home renovation courses, and more! With a 93% employment rate, our construction programs have been developed to adequately train workers for entry-level positions in the construction and renovations industry.
Our student population includes men and women of all ages, people trained in the skilled trades looking for certification, and new immigrants who need re-certification at an Ontario trades school. Many newcomers to Canada are highly educated professionals that take our programs in order to obtain hands-on experience and prepare for a Canadian certification.
Construction Technology & Trades Training
Our construction programs include training in important skills such as maintenance of shop equipment, framing methods for residential construction, and metal framing concepts. In addition, students will also undergo carpentry training, learning how to prepare and install baseboards, moldings, doors, windows, ceiling systems, and flooring systems. The installation and replacement of electrical wiring, lighting fixtures, electrical control, fire alarms, switches, relays, and circuit breaker panels to ensure compatibility and safety for customers will be taught as well.
Our students will undergo training in the field of plumbing, learning how to determine the layout of a plumbing system, how to install and maintain plumbing fixtures and systems, how to locate positions for pipe connections, passage holes, and fixtures in walls and floors; measure, cut, bend, and thread pipes using hand and power tools or machines; and join pipes using couplings, clams, screws, bolts, cement or soldering, and brazing and welding equipment. Ceramic wall tile-setting will be another major component of the Construction Technology program.
Home Renovator Program
A state-of-the-art program, which allows individuals to successfully gain theoretical and practical training in residential renovations. This program can be for beginners who would like to pursue a career in the renovations industry or experienced individuals that would like to obtain legal Certification as a Home Renovator. Our Home Renovator program is a combination of our Construction Technology Program but also now includes a more in depth hands-on-learning experience which includes roofs, roof rafters, handrails, framing for stairs and stringers.
As part of our drywall school, students will learn how to prepare layouts in conformance to building codes, position and secure sheets to metal or wooden studs and joists, and measure, cut, and fit drywall sheets for installation on walls and ceilings.
Students will also learn how to fill holes and cracks with joint compound using trowel and a broad knife, fabricate and install suspended metal ceiling grids and place in panels to form acoustical ceilings, and apply finishing tape and plaster to achieve a seamless appearance.
The skills demanded of any carpenter’s assistant are numerous and include reading and interpreting blueprints, drawings, and sketches to calculate requirements and specifications, preparing layouts, measuring, cutting, shaping, assembling, and joining materials made of wood and wood substitutes, building foundations, installing floor beams, laying sub-flooring, and erecting walls and roof systems. Any good carpenter must also know how to maintain, repair, and renovate residences and wooden structures.
Address: 274 Geary Ave, Toronto, ON M6H 2C5, Canada
Main Intersection: Dufferin & Dupont St.
The Mandate of ALN is to reduce barriers to finding and maintaining employment for motivated jobseekers through skills training, job development and employment supports.
We achieve our mandate by:
- Creating community partnerships
- Empowering clients to identify their skills and interests
- Developing connections with employers
- Respecting clients’ unique situations
- Delivering high quality services
- Being as flexible as possible in meeting clients’ needs
ALN’s 16 week Building Trades training program is primarily hands-on and instructs students in the skills required to maintain electrical systems, perform plumbing repairs, carry out carpentry tasks, repair drywall and learn painting using a variety of techniques. The approach taken is to demonstrate the skills and then allow students to try it themselves. Our fully equipped training facility is designed to simulate a real world working environment. Following 12 weeks in the classroom and workshop, students complete a 4 week Work Experience Placement. Students who complete the skills training receive a certificate in Building Maintenance and Repair as well as certifications in WHMIS, Health and Safety and First Aid and CPR.
Address: 777 Bloor Street West, Room 120 Toronto, ON M6G 1L6
Main Intersection: Bloor & Bathurst St.
The Ontario Works programs provide training in selected sectors to people who are on social assistance. These courses offer both an in-class component and hands-on work experience through a job placement. Participants also learn valuable job search skills.
Entry to Food Processing- Full time EFP Certificate- 5 weeks In-class training-4 weeks Work Placement Experience- Receive WHMIS, CPR and First Aid training.
Self-Employment Development-8 weeks In-class SED training and Consulting- Get the tools you need to start your own business and be on your way to career independence.
- Ontario Works clients
- 18 years of age or older at the time of registration
- Legally entitled to work in Canada
- Be willing and able to work and complete the program
- Have a referral form from a TESS Case Worker or Ontario Works Liaison Worker
- Grade 10 minimum
Address: 116 Industry St, Toronto, ON M6M 4L8, Canada
Main Intersection: Jane St & Weston Rd.
The Learning Enrichment Foundation provides integrated and holistic community responsive initiatives that enable individuals and families to become valued contributors to their community’s social and economic development. We pride ourselves in our range of programming, driven by the needs of our community. We offer employment services, skills training, language training, childcare services and supports for children and families, newcomer services, youth programs and community enterprises programs.
Services & Programs:
Hospitality Career Pathways
Are you interested in a career as a Food and Beverage/Banquet Server, Housekeeping Room Attendant or Line Cook/Kitchen Helper?
The Learning Enrichment Foundation (LEF) in partnership with OTEC is pleased to offer a 14-week program for individuals looking to build a career in the Hospitality sector.
The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) will teach you the key elements ranging from the labeling of containers to the provision of material safety data sheets. This knowledge is becoming frequently requested by employers. In today’s job market, employees must know and be able to apply their WHMIS knowledge on their jobs.
If you are planning on working or are currently working handling food, you need the food handler certification. This course will go over topics ranging from the basics of food safety to food allergies and food safety regulations. The Red Seal Chef will help you acquire or refresh your knowledge in helping you become a certified food handler.
The forklift operator certification expires every three years and you must get re-certified to operate a forklift. This course will refresh your knowledge on one or three types of forklifts: Raymond Easi Reach forklift, Counter Balance forklift and Walkie End Rider.
Under supervision of a Red Seal chef de cuisine, you will be taught the essential aspects of food handling and food preparation such as nutrition & sanitation, menu planning, soups & garnishes and bread, pastry and dessert making in small classes that allow for a great deal of individual attention and 385 hours of practical experience in the kitchen.
Bicycle Assembly and Maintenance
The program provides mechanical theory and opportunities to hone your skills as you rebuild and assemble new and used bicycles, which are then made available for sale. Upon successful completion of the seven-week course, you begin a one-week placement working in a bicycle shop.
Early Childhood Education
This program will prepare you with a comprehensive child care curriculum, including two placements for a total of 320 hours in the child care field. Students will explore a variety of topics, from the legislative provisions in the Day Nurseries Act and health & safety to understanding behaviour guidance, nutrition and curriculum planning.
In addition, students will have the opportunity to work with an experienced instructor and child care staff that have a long history in the child care field.
The Learning Enrichment Foundation has more than 20 years experience connecting our training graduates to the warehousing and logistics field. If you are interested in obtaining your forklift certificate(s) plus learning shipping & receiving skills, our Industrial Skills course is for you. This seven-week program is approved under the ‘Private Career Colleges Act, 2005’. The program, in addition to theoretical knowledge, offers 28 hours of practical forklift experience.
Janitors, Caretakers and Cleaners (JCC)
This eight-week program is approved under the ‘Private Career Colleges Act, 2005’. The program, in addition to theoretical knowledge, offers 140 hours of practical experience, includes a week placement.