Below are the upcoming short-term training opportunities that are available in Windsor-Essex. Click on the attachment to learn more about the one that interests you. If you would like to list a short-term training opportunity on our website please email

Upcoming  training opportunities

city of windsor employment and training services

Even though their Resource Centre is closed, Employment and Training Services can still help you find work. Enhance your skills by watching our various online workshops, from resume writing to Second Career and more. Call 519-977-6444 or visit today.

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women in skilled trades – west inc.

Participants will complete the Level 1 Industrial Mechanic Millwright Apprenticeship and 70 hours of CNC Practical Skills.
Email if you are interested in starting your career in skilled trades! ūüĒ®

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Pre-Apprenticeship Program for Cooks – unemployed help centre

Please note the deadline has been extended, please contact the UHC for more information 519.944.4900 ext. 125 or email


indemand jobs in windsor essex – new canadians centre of excellence inc.

When: April 16 2021

If you are interested, please email or call 519-258-4076 – cell 519-816-1594



second career workshop – new canadians centre of excellence inc.

When: April 19 2021

If you are interested, please email or to sign up



Second Career Info Session – south essex community council

When: April 20 2021

Register Here

Social Media and Online Job Searching – south essex community council

When: April 22 2021

Register Here

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The Empowering Women for Employment (EWE) Program – west inc.

  • WHAT?¬† ¬†¬†The EWE¬†program will be offered remote and¬†online¬†through a virtual training platform,¬†includes 8-weeks of employable skills training, and a 5-week work placement.
  • WHEN?¬† ¬†The next intake starts April 26th – June 18th, 2021, training is Monday – Friday from¬†10:00am-2:30pm.
  • WHO IS ELIGIBLE?¬† ¬†¬†Newcomer Women (Permanent Residents or Convention Refugees), Language Proficiency (Canadian¬†Language¬†Benchmark 5+), Highschool Completion (In¬†Canada or Outside Canada)
  • HOW TO REGISTER?¬† ¬†Contact¬†Britney Pinell,¬† for more information or¬†to register



Y works – YMCA of Southwestern Ontario

When: April 26 2021

Y Works 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.

Roopa Tharuvai
Y Works Windsor Employment Specialist
519.258.9622 ext. 2655

Ray Kurniawan
Y Works Windsor Employment Specialist
519-258-9622 ext 2654


Internationally Educated Professionals – CPA Information Session – west inc

When: April 27 2021 from 10:30am to 11:30am

CPA Ontario and WEST of Windsor invite you to join an online information session providing an overview of the CPA certification program, admission requirements and practical experience competencies.

Learn how to transition your international education and experience into the CPA designation.

Register today and take the first step towards a rewarding future as a CPA!

If you do not already have a CPA Ontario account, you must first¬†create a FREE account¬†to attend this virtual event. From there, refer back to this page and click ‚ÄėRegister Here‚Äô

Summer 2021 Virtual FSL Courses- Collège Boréal Windsor/Chatham

Classes start in May

Windsor- Essex
Chatham – Kent



mircosoft training – south essex community council

When: May 11 to 13 and May 17 to 19 2021

For information or to register:: South Essex Community Council – Tammy Legault call: (519) 326-8629 or email

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When: May 10 to May 21 2021


2021 St. Clair College Pre-Apprenticeship Programs

Pre-Apprenticeship Training Programs help potential entrants to the apprenticeship system, develop their job skills and trade readiness so they will be prepared to find work as apprentices – fully funded by the Ministry of Labour, Training & Skills Development
FREE: Tuition, Textbooks, Safety Equipment and Tools

Information Sessions Available, please view poster
2021 Programs include:  
o 429A General Machinist ‚ÄďApril 26, 2021¬†
o 310T Truck & Coach Technician ‚Äď May 3, 2021¬†¬†
Ôā∑ 17 weeks of in-school provincially approved Level 1 Apprenticeship Curriculum taught
by licensed journeypersons from within the trade
Ôā∑ Students who earn their Certificate (pass all courses and complete 420 hr. work
placement) will be credited with Level 1 apprenticeship training through this program
Ôā∑ Students receive First Aid/CPR, WHMIS/Health & Safety training and Essential
Employability Skills (also Working at Heights and Propane Training for Brick & Stone)
The 12-week paid placement is officially 420 hours with the goal of permanent
employment and sponsored apprenticeship
Ôā∑ The work placement gives students the opportunity to gain skills specific to the industry,
increasing their knowledge and exposure to the trade
Ôā∑ Interested candidates contact JoAnne DeSantis for details on information sessions and
the application package – Interviews will be held to evaluate program/trade readiness
Ôā∑ Program is open to Canadian citizens and Permanent residents. 
JoAnne DeSantis
Pre-Apprentice Administrator
School of Skilled Trades
St. Clair College


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When: May 2021

View and Register Pre-Apprenticeship Training Programs Online

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Are you new to the Windsor Essex County area? Do you have questions about services you qualify for and only speak Spanish? Maybe we can help. Call SECC and make an appointment with Adriana or Lili at 519-326-8629.
General Group | Settlement Services in Spanish
Lili Salazar Ext 322
Adriana Arango Ext 378

Newcomers to canada – unemployed help centre

#Newcomers to Canada, UHC is here to help! We offer programs & services that help you adjust to your new setting, work on your #English language skills & prepare you for #employment. Contact us TODAY for more information. 519-944-4900

Ontario Agriculture Worker Safety and Awareness Certificate

Landed a job on a farm and curious how an operation works and ways to keep yourself safe? Considering a career in agriculture and don’t know where to start?

Whether you are new to agriculture or looking for a refresher course, the brand new Ontario Agriculture Worker Safety and Awareness Certificate will help to set you up for success working on a farm.

This online certificate includes several e-learning modules designed to provide:

  • a broad overview of health and safety on a farm;
  • an introduction to farm equipment operation and safety; and
  • an introduction to both crop farm operations and livestock farm operations.

Structured to be completed at your own pace over a couple of days or all at once, these modules will provide the base knowledge that will give you more confidence in your abilities and knowledge of agriculture to prepare you for success.

Looking to kickstart your agricultural career?

Learn More and Register Here 

Home Support Worker (Paid Training Program) – SE Health

Start an exciting new career with SE Health! Earn your PSW certification with SE Career College of Health’s PSW program! This program meets or exceeds the Ontario Personal Support Worker Program standard and is approved through the Ministry of Colleges and Universities. No experience required!

SE Health is excited to offer this new sponsored training program in collaboration with SE Career College of Health, to provide a new generation of passionate PSWs with the skills they need to help people in our communities.

Are you someone who wants to put their energy and passion for life towards caring for others? We are seeking committed, compassionate people who can multi-task to meet a variety of challenges.

This training program has been designed to provide you with all of the knowledge and skills you need to be successful.

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

Who You Are:
Caring and compassionate
Calm under pressure
A strong communicator (written and verbal)
Friendly and collaborative
Comfortable taking direction and working independently
Good problem-solving skills and attention to detail
Excellent organizational skills and agility within a changing environment
Demonstrated ability to recognize safety concerns

Ability to travel and attend meetings to support the needs of the patient
Having a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation is mandatory
Having a standard First Aid and level C CPR certificate within 2 weeks of start date
Proof of updated required Immunizations MMR, Varicella/Zosters, HepB, Tetanus and a negative Tuberculosis test (within 10 years)
Must have a clear police check and vulnerable sector check (Upon Job Offer)
High School Diploma is required

Who We Are:
SE Health (Saint Elizabeth Health Care) is a social enterprise applying knowledge, vision and drive to forever impact how people live and age at home, today and into the future. With Canadian roots and 110 years of expertise, the not-for-profit organization brings quality excellence and innovation to home care, seniors lifestyle and family caregiving. Through its team of 9,000 Leaders of Impact, SE Health delivers 20,000 care exchanges daily, totaling 50 million in the last decade alone.

Please send your resume

View Online and Apply Online

seat program – west inc.

General info about the SEAT Program:

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 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

Additional Supports Include (As Needed):

  • Transportation Supports/Bus Tickets
  • Food on-site during the training
  • Materials for projects will be supplied.

Within the SEAT Program participants will work in groups to identify a problem in our community and seek ways to solve this problem through one of the categories of Science, Engineering, Artistry and Technology. Students will also gain mentorship/coaching  with our community partners where they can further develop their skills and talents and earn community service hours (up to 120hrs). At the end of the program, students will graduate with a certificate, and also get the opportunity to showcase their work to the general public at the Social Impact Exhibit. Students will also benefit by attending a two day leadership training which is sponsored by the SEAT Program.

Contact: Seita Sadoo

Employment skills and training – unemployed help centre

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
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7515 Forest Glade Drive Windsor ON N8T 3P5 226-759-5821

training for internationally trained professionals – new canadians centre of excellence

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.



MCC Youth Work Ready Program – The Multicultural Council of Windsor and Essex County

The Multicultural Council of Windsor and Essex County is excited to launch the MCC Youth Work Ready Program. This bold new initiative is presented in partnership with the Solcz Family Foundation, and is designed to provide opportunities for youth facing barriers to entering the Canadian skilled trades job market. The program will operate for those aged 18-24, and will involve pre-employment assistance such as resume writing, and interview skills, as well as job-specific certification and on-the-job opportunities.

For more information contact our Program Coordinator Daniel Beliciu at 519-255-1127 ext. 143 or

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MMC Leadership Program – The Multicultural Council of Windsor and Essex County

For more information contact our Program Coordinator Daniel Beliciu at 519-255-1127 ext. 143 or

MCC Leadership program

Virtual Youth Resource Centre Academic Support – New Canadians’ Centre of Excellence Inc.

NCCE Inc’s Virtual Youth Resource Centre (VYRC) provides youth ages 12-17 & 18-24, with the tools to support and foster academic success through daily online homework support, assistance with navigating all aspects of online learning, as well as maximizing communication and maintaining connections with the use of available technological devices

*For registration/eligibility please call us at: (519) 258-4076
or email:
You can also visit us on our website at:

Virtual Youth Resource Centre New Canadians' Centre of Excellence


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If you are interested in any of these programs and services or have any questions, please feel free to reach out.

Here is an update on what is happening with the Windsor Essex location for Contact North, as well as up new announcements and refresher on information.

As you have known, Contact North’s Windsor Essex location has been closed due to the Pandemic. We would like to announce that we have not only re-opened, but we have also re-located. We are in the Employment and Training entrance beside the main entrance of the Goodwill on McDougall St. We are excited to be able to provide another later of assistance where it is needed. Please do remember that we are allowing those to enter only by appointment. Walk-ins are still okay, but that will only be for initial consultations and then an appointment must be made. All the information is provided below.

Address: 1643 McDougall St, Windsor, ON N8X 3M9

Hours of Operation; (By appointment only)

Monday: CLOSED

Contact information:

Tuesday: 9am-4pm


Phone number: 1-855-635-9191



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Women’s Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor Inc. – Empowered Diverse Group for Education & Employment (EDGE)¬†

EDGE, Empowered Diverse Group for Education & Employment (Girlz Crew-Youth Leadership) project gives young women in Windsor-Essex the chance to build their leadership skills, gain volunteer experience, develop employment skills and learn about Windsor-Essex County.

Program Eligibility:

Female newcomer and immigrant youth ages 14 to 24
Permanent Residents
Persons in Canada applying to become permanent residents and who have been informed, through a letter from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, of the initial approval of the application subject to an admissibility assessment
Convention Refugees, and Temporary Residents who have entered Canada as a Live-in caregiver

For more information about the EDGE program contact WEST at 519-256-6621

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