Job & Training Events

30 Job & Training Events

  • Employment and Skills Training

    Training

    Looking for help updating your resume? Maybe you’re interested in learning useful interview tips? Let UHC help you! Our employment skills training workshops, running every Tuesday and Thursday, can help you with these specific areas and much more. Contact UHC today to learn more! Contact Sean Fitzgerald by phone at: 519-944-4900 EXT: 115

  • Youth Job Connection: Summer

    Training

    Youth Job Connection: Summer (YJC-S) is for unemployed youth (15-18) in high school who are facing challenges or complex barriers to finding work. Participants learn about jobs and gain work experience so that they may secure meaningful employment. Youth Job Connection: Summer participants receive: > 20 hours of paid pre-employment training > Help with finding a summer or after-school part-time jobs > Mentorship, coaching and help with ongoing employment Spots are still available in the next YJC-S session: July 5-7, 2022 | 9am-4pm To discuss eligibility and registration, call 519-253-4461 ext. 2235 or email Kaitlyn at kslyzuk@stclaircollege.ca .

  • English Essentials

    Training

    Each module is designed to help advance English language skills in a flexible, engaging online format. Learners can choose to take one, a few or all of the modules. Each module is self-paced to allow participants to take their time and complete the activities whenever they like. Modules typically take three-hours to work through, however learners will have unlimited access even once they have completed them. The modules contain engaging activities and built-in feedback.

  • HOME SUPPORT WORKER

    Training

    This training program includes the following: Four (4) weeks of PAID HSW Training: Monday to Friday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. First 3 weeks is virtual and 1 week practical (6) month PSW Training: Monday to Friday 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM Activities of personal care Household management General support Candidates who successfully complete the 4 weeks HSW paid training program, will be offered work as a Home Support Worker within our health care team upon graduation Work as a Home Support Worker while undergoing the FREE PSW training program

  • Training for Internationally Trained Professionals

    Training

    Are you an Internationally Trained Professional, new to Canada, and looking for job search training? Attend the job search workshops and learn: – Employer perspectives and workplace culture – How to describe your professional skills and accomplishments – How to conduct research specific to your occupation in Canada – How to create an effective job search plan Contact Manijeh Rouhandeh at (519) 999-3505 for more information.

  • Y Works

    Training

    is an employment program that assists youth and young adults ages 15-30 to overcome barriers of employment. Our program delivers a range of activities that help youth overcome barriers to employment and develop a broad range of skills and knowledge in order to participate in the current and future labour market. Over a 5-week period we provide individual and group-based support that include employability skills building workshops. Upon completion, we connect participants with a paid job opportunity or with appropriate courses and training opportunities in a field of their choice. For those entering the workforce, an additional 12 weeks for tailored support are provided to both participants and their employer to promote long-term success

  • Occupational Health And Safety Awareness For Supervisors in 5 Steps

    Training

    The Occupational health and safety awareness training provides a basic understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), and does not replace any sector specific, hazard specific, or competency specific training. This training introduces supervisors to the Occupational Health and Safety Act. It focuses on the health and safety rights and responsibilities of workers, supervisors and employers. It also serves as a general introduction to workplace health and safety. Supervisors can use this free training program as one way to meet the minimum training required by the Occupational Health and Safety Awareness and Training regulation. The program can be completed using the workbook or the eLearning module.

  • Arc Flash Hazard Awareness

    Training

    When an electric current passes through air between ungrounded conductors or between ungrounded conductors and grounded conductors, temperatures can reach levels as high as 20,000°C (35,000°F). Exposure to these extreme temperatures burns the skin directly and ignites clothing, which adds to the burn injury. The majority of hospital admissions due to electrical accidents are from arc flash burns, not from shocks. Each year more than 2,000 people in the United States are admitted to burn centres with severe arc flash burns. Arc flashes can kill at a distance of 3 meters (10 ft). (CSA Z462 Annex K) This course is designed with the intent of educating the participant in the hazards associated with the use of electricity. Whether you are a seasoned journey person, apprentice, engineer, student or manager, this course has been designed with you in mind. CEUs On completion of the course the AWWOA will issue to the registered member 0.3 CEU’s This course has been updated to meet 2018 Arc Flash regulations

  • Incident Investigation Online

    Training

    Have you ever heard the old expression that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results? We can apply that expression to safety in the case of companies that keep doing the same things over and over but somehow expect that their workplaces will somehow become safer. The bottom line is that we have to look at what we are doing and figure out how we can improve. That is why we have incident investigation and causal analysis! This course will explain how you can turn safety incidents into opportunities for continuous improvement. You will learn about how to gather information, find underlying causes and take corrective actions. This course is intended for all industries and construction employees, including managers

  • Violence and Harassment in the Workplace

    Training

    Workplace harassment can undermine a person’s dignity. It can prevent workers from doing their job effectively. Workplace harassment, left unchecked, has the potential to escalate in to violent behavior. All workers are entitled to a safe and healthy workplace. The occupational health and safety act sets out the requirements for violence and harassment policies in the workplace. The legislation through Bill 168, effective 2010 and further refined with Bill 132 in 2016, sets out the steps that the employer must take to ensure a safe and equal workplace.

  • Lockout/Tagout

    Training

    The term “lockout/tagout” refers to specific practices and procedures to safeguard workers from the unexpected energizing or start-up of machinery and equipment, or the release of hazardous energy during service or maintenance activities. Lockout/Tagout explains the importance of lockout/tagout in protecting the health and safety of workers. employers should train ALL workers in the basic concepts of hazardous energy control, including energy isolation, locking and tagging of control devices, verifying de-energization, and clearing danger points before re-energizing equipment. This online course is self-paced. The duration will depend on the individual participant and their prior knowledge of the subject matter. On average, the timeline for completion will be 1.5-3 hours. Upon successfully completing all modules, there is a printable certificate for your records.

  • Chainsaw Safety Training

    Training

    An online basic chainsaw safety training class for Canada compliance. This course covers basic chain saw safety as it relates to tree trimming, disaster clean-up, forestry and more. I-CAB Recognized. Statistics have shown that there are certain inherent dangers associated with chainsaw operations, even during normal working conditions. A chainsaw can be a very dangerous piece of equipment; most of these injuries and deaths are due to several basic hazards. This course will discuss some of the more common hazards associated with chainsaw operations and show you how to recognize these hazards and avoid them.

  • Ladder Safety Training

    Training

    Ladders, though commonly used around the home and workplace, present a number of hazards that many workers aren’t aware of. Due to the widespread use of ladders, it’s important for everyone to understand their associated hazards and risks as this is the first step in preventing incidents. This Ladder Safety Training course is designed to teach workers safe ladder practices and strategies for preventing ladder-related injuries. – Ladder-related hazards – Types of ladders and their uses – How to choose the right ladder for the job – Components of different ladder types – Ladder inspections and defects – Transportation, setup, use, storage, and maintenance of portable ladders

  • Office Ergonomics Training

    Training

    This interactive office ergonomics course is designed for employees who spend most of their day working at computer. Upon completion of the course, employees will be able to: Describe the basic concepts of office ergonomics, Describe what a musculoskeletal injury (MSI) and how it can develop if a work station is poorly set up, Recognize the early signs and symptoms of a MSI, Identify risk factors that can be associated with the onset of a MSI, Learn how to minimize their risk of injury at work and at home and improve overall comfort through proper set up of their work station and the use of micro breaks/movement to relieve discomfort.

  • Working Together – The Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act

    Training

    Learn about your rights and responsibilities under the Code and the AODA and how they affect you at work, in services, and in housing. This online Accessibility for Ontarian’s with Disabilities Act (AODA) course covers the following topics: Part 1: Introduction Part 2: The Code Part 3: Understanding the Duty to Accommodate Part 4: Applying Human Rights Principles Part 5: Compliance and Enforcement This 5-part eLearning series (20 minutes) is for public, private, and not-for-profit sectors and completes the training requirements for section 7 of the Integrated Accessibility Standards of the AODA

  • Fire Safety

    Training

    Fire Safety teaches participants the principles of fire prevention and fire safety and identifies appropriate responses in workplace situations involving fire. This course is designed for all employers and workers. This online course is self-paced. The duration will depend on the individual participant and their prior knowledge of the subject matter. On average, the timeline for completion will be 2-4 hours. Upon successfully completing all modules, there is a printable certificate for your records.

  • Medical Terminology

    Training

    The purpose of the Medical Terminology course is to provide an introduction to the professional language used by those who are directly and indirectly involved with the art of healing. The course will also introduce those not currently invovled in the health care environment to the language of medicine. In addition, the course will provide participants with the basics of human anatomy and physiology. Course is for those involved in medical billing, medical coding, medical administration, emergency responders, public safety professionals, and those who wish to gain a more thorough understanding of medical terms and/or enhance the knowledge base they already have. This online course is self-paced. The duration will depend on the individual participant and their prior knowledge of the subject matter. On average, the timeline for completion will be 12-24 hours. Upon successfully completing all modules, there is a printable certificate for your records.

  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods – Energy

    Training

    In this course you will learn the introduction to TDG, its regulations and proper training, proper documentation, safety marks and means of containment, forbidden goods, exemptions and special provisions as well as immediate reporting and procedures to follow in the event of an emergency. A printable certificate is available upon completion. his online course is self-paced. The duration will depend on the individual participant and their prior knowledge of the subject matter. On average, the course will take between 5-9 hours to complete.

  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods

    Training

    Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) introduces participants to the TDG Act and regulations, and explains the requirements for receiving, handling, transporting, and shipping dangerous goods, as well as the appropriate response in emergency situations such as spills or accidents. TDG regulations require that, with few exceptions, all persons engaged in the handling, offering for transport, or transporting of dangerous goods be trained in the aspects of handling such goods. This online course is self-paced. The duration will depend on the individual participant and their prior knowledge of the subject matter. On average, the timeline for completion will be 5-9 hours. Upon successfully completing all modules, there is a printable certificate for your records.

  • Seat Program

    Training

    This program seeks to empower young women to think of careers in STEAM and gives young women with interests in Science, Engineering, Artistry and Technology the opportunity to work together on a stems community-based project that will focus on creating positive change for our community. Program Eligibility: 15 to 30 years old Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or Refugee Status Demonstrate necessary skill, aptitudes and commitment to succeed in the program

  • Introduction to Construction and Craft Trades For Women

    Training

  • CNC/Industrial Mechanic Millwright Pre-Apprenticeship Program for Women

    Training

    The Women in Skilled Trades Program (WIST) is also designed to facilitate the entry of women without prior experience or knowledge into the millwright/machining trade and meet current labour market shortages. WEST continues to receive funding through the Government of Ontario and Canadian Women’s Foundation to deliver this program. The WIST CNC/Industrial Mechanic Millwright Pre-Apprenticeship Certificate Program is delivered in partnership with St. Clair College and UNIFOR local 444 to prepare women for employment in the trades. Program Eligibility -16 years of age and older – Completed High School or higher – Good Math Skills – General computer knowledge – Resident of and legally able to work in Ontario

  • Youth Job Connection

    Training

    New Canadians’ Centre of Excellence is hosting Youth Job Connection (YJC) workshops for eligible participants. If you are or know someone who is currently unemployed and between the ages of 15-29 and is not registered or attending school/training. You may be eligible for paid training! If this is something that is of interest to you or someone you may know, please call at 519-816-4062 or email at hsohal@ncce1.org

  • Women In Skilled Trades Pre-Apprenticeship Program

    Training

    HANDS-ON INTERACTIVETRAINING FREE TUITION+12WEEK PAID PLACEMENT MATH UPGRADING CLASSES ARE ALSO AVAILABLE

  • Website Tools for Online Sales

    Training

    “Website Tools for Online Sales introduces the topic of web management. It focuses on a number of key topics that will provide you with the skills necessary to design and manage an e-commerce website. This is a non-credit course that is delivered through six consecutive three-hour sessions, each session will include a mix of lectures, real-world case studies, and hands-on learning activities. This course applies towards the E-Commerce Certificate Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of the course: – Discover the various channels available for online sales – Develop a high-level understanding of an e-commerce website infrastructure – Understand UX Design principles and their impact on customer journeys – Evaluate and investigate available web-development platforms like Shopify, Wix, WordPress, etc. – Experience building a website using a development platform – Gather best practices for optimizing website performance and efficacy – Learn to edit and debug using basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript programming – Review supporting technologies, third party plug-ins, and e-commerce automations (IoT, chat bots, virtual assistants)”

  • Cook Pre-Apprenticeship Program

    Training

    This program is of no cost to participants and is an ideal opportunity for anyone currently working in the industry or someone seeking to launch a culinary career with the foundational skills needed to be successful. This program will offer selected participants the opportunity to experience and gain fundamental and relevant skills and knowledge for a career in the culinary industry. The proposed deadline for application is Friday, April 1, 2022. Eligibility Applicants must have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalency and be available to attend the program fulltime October 2020 to January 2021 between 9 am to 3:30 pm. Ideal Applicant The ideal applicant will have an engaged and active interest in a culinary career and a desire to become an apprentice in the trade. Previous food sector work experience and/or food courses would be an asset. Note: with only 30 participants this is a competitive process. Application and Intake Process Student applicants must write an entrance exam, attend an intake for an assessment, provide a police clearance (if delivered in person vs online) and submit other necessary documents (Proof of Grade 12, SIN number, and Photo ID) by Friday, April 1, 2022, to Shakera Reid-Rathwell 519-944-4900 ext.…

  • Cybersecurity II: System Implementation

    Training

    System Implementation is part two of the Cybersecurity Certificate. It can be taken individually, or used to complete the Certificate requirements. This online course covers effective implementation of security solutions, incident response and governance, and risk and compliance. Upon completion of the class, learners will be able to investigate a network and create a report recommending steps to mitigate threats, attacks and vulnerabilities. Content of this course is mapped with the CompTIA Security + curriculum for those who are interested in pursuing the certification. Topics covered include, but are not limited to: – Demonstrate an understanding of implementing secure mobile solutions, identity and account management controls and public key infrastructure – Apply host or application security solutions and create secure network designs – Use the appropriate tools to assess organizational security – Summarize the importance of policies, processes, and procedures for incident response and organizational security – Explain the importance of applicable regulations, standards, or frameworks that impact organizational security posture – Identify privacy concepts and risk management processes in relation to security

  • E-Commerce Business Strategy

    Training

    “The E-Commerce Business Strategy course is a series of six, three-hour classes designed to help learners understand the business side of e-commerce. In this course, we will explore how to create and operate an eCommerce business, whether it is an addition to an existing business or a new business opportunity. This course applies towards the E-Commerce Certificate Learning Outcomes: – Understand the different e-commerce business models and the difference between an e-commerce Start-Up and an Online Shop – Identify and define e-commerce business opportunities and the various methods to monetize them – Distinguish the target market and formulate the value proposition for an e-commerce business idea – Discover various business systems and infrastructure options needed to operate an e-commerce business – Identify different roles and responsibilities of an e-commerce team and their relationship to the plan – Create a high-level e-commerce Business Plan to develop a strategy to bring the business to life”

  • Applied Leadership

    Training

    “This is not a typical leadership course. In just eight, half-day modules, learners will be coached by industry experts across a variety of disciplines, in real-time, to gain practical experience and develop an individual leadership philosophy and style. The Industry Project Partner will provide students in the Applied Leadership Program with experience addressing real-world challenges. Participants will be challenged to inspire action in others by practicing hands-on tactics and acquiring the necessary skills to lead resilient teams to successful outcomes, culminating in an industry-sponsored capstone project. The Applied Leadership Program is developed specifically for individuals interested in: – Developing communication strategies and leadership plans in support of organizational strategy. – Recognizing the project lifecycle and best practices in change management for teams. – Incorporating leadership tactics to manage teams, conflict, coach others, and meet goals. – Building the foundations of a personal leadership mantra and understand the tools to implement. – Developing a growth mindset and an appreciation for lifelong learning.”

  • PSW

    Training

    If you love to care for others, earning a one-year Personal Support Worker certificate will help you fulfill your passion. Contact North | Contact Nord is partnering with Sault College to promote the Personal Support Worker Ontario College Certificate, which teaches you the skills you need to provide outstanding personal care for the elderly, chronically ill and people with accessibility challenges. Register today with help from your local online learning centre. § Establish a career in various settings including long-term care, hospitals and the community § Full-time program § One year, two semesters § Fully online, with the exception of field placements in your home community or one nearby § Start date: January 2023