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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Beyond COVID Job Preparedness – Unemployed Help Centre

When: February 1 to February 26 2021

New program alert! UHC is launching Beyond COVID Job Preparedness, a #virtual offering which will help participants enhance essential #workplace skills & explore new #career paths. Starting Feb. 1, our dedicated staff can’t wait to help YOU achieve success!

For more information please call: 519-944-4900 Ext: 156




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 401A Brick & Stone Mason – March 29, 2021  
o 429A General Machinist –April 26, 2021 
o 310T Truck & Coach Technician – May 3, 2021  
 17 weeks of in-school provincially approved Level 1 Apprenticeship Curriculum taught
by licensed journeypersons from within the trade
 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
 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
 The work placement gives students the opportunity to gain skills specific to the industry,
increasing their knowledge and exposure to the trade
 Interested candidates contact JoAnne DeSantis for details on information sessions and
the application package – Interviews will be held to evaluate program/trade readiness
 Program is open to Canadian citizens and Permanent residents. 
JoAnne DeSantis
Pre-Apprentice Administrator
School of Skilled Trades
St. Clair College


January 2021 Workshops – WEST Inc.

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Community Integration Through Cooperative Education – St. Clair College

Join us online using Teams Video Conferencing on: Wednesday January 27th from 6:00pm – 8:00pm Our Staff will be providing information regarding St. Clair College’s Community Integration Through Cooperative Education (CICE) Program for those interested in our September 2021 intake. The deadline to apply for our CICE program for equal consideration is February 1st, 2021.

Program Overview

This program is designed to provide individuals with developmental disabilities and other significant learning challenges with the opportunity to experience college life, pursue a postsecondary education and develop skills that will help them prepare for employment. Students will engage with their peers in courses specific to the CICE program. Having chosen an individual vocational direction, each student will attend academic courses with their college peers. The support of a Learning Facilitator will be provided. The Learning Facilitator may attend classes, provide follow-up study skills, test preparation, and support course modifications when necessary.

CICE core curricula will include subjects covering communications, job and life skills, and human relations. Academic courses will be elective in nature and may be chosen from a variety of programs. Additional vocational areas may be added as the program progresses and grows. Work placement will help CICE students to develop and/or enhance vocational skills and involvement within their community. It is a goal that graduates will be able to function more independently and ideally, transition to volunteer or paid employment on a part-time or full-time basis.

CICE Registration for Video Conferencing Information Session

Computer Based employment workshops – west inc.

When: January 27 2021

For Registration Contact: or call 519-256-6621


Social Media/Online Job Searching Workshop – south essex community council

When: January 28 2021

Register Here 



JOB MAINTENANCE – south essex community council

When: February 4 2021

Register Here



Youth Job Connection – St. Clair College Employment Centre

Program Starts: February 22 2021
Youth Job Connection is for unemployed Ontario residents (age 15 to 29) facing challenges or complex barriers to finding work. Participants learn about jobs and gain work experience so that they may secure long-term and meaningful employment.
Youth Job Connection participants receive:
>> 60 hours of paid pre-employment training
>> Job matching and paid job placements
>> Mentorship, coaching and help with ongoing employment
Please call 519-253-4461 ext. 2235 to discuss eligibility and registration



Palette’s SalesCamp

When: March 2021

Looking to jumpstart your career in sales? National not-for-profit organization, Palette Skills is here to help.

Palette’s acclaimed SalesCamp program is coming back to Windsor-Essex in March 2021. This skills training and job placement program can help you get a lucrative job in B2B Sales, one of Canada’s most in-demand, best-paid and secure careers. Spots are limited, so register ASAP.

Why Apply for SalesCamp?

  • SalesCamp’s success is proven. Palette has trained and supported 80+ sales professionals with  95% of its graduates receiving a job offer upon completion of the program. Graduates from the first four cohorts have been promoted, received awards and go on to become top sellers at other prominent firms such as SoftChoice, Ceridian, D2L, Top Hat, Edison Financial, and SOTI.
  • Hands-on, immersive training will help you hone selling skills that typically take years to develop in as little as 6 weeks
  • You’ll get direct introductions and a chance to show your talent to hiring managers at fast-growing companies in Windsor-Essex
  • You’ll build a community of peers and mentors to support you as you transition into your new career
  • SalesCamp fits any budget – financial assistance is available as-needed.

SalesCamp is open to anyone who:

  • Is eligible to work in Canada
  • Is interested in a full-time role in B2B sales
  • Has excellent communication skills and a willingness to step outside your comfort zone – sales experience is an asset, but you do NOT need B2B sales experience to apply

How to Apply:

Funding for SalesCamp is provided by the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario. If you have any questions, please contact Windsor Program Manager, Daniel Beliciu at

Young Women in L.E.A.D. Program – WEST Inc.

Are you a young woman between the age of 15 and 30?
Are you looking for employment skills training to increase your employability? The LEAD program paid training is all you need

When: March 22  to July 23 2021

Register Here



liuna 625 pre-apprenticeship training program – construction craft worker 

When: May 2021

View and Register Pre-Apprenticeship Training Programs Online

View and Register Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Craft Worker Online




Newcomer Settlement Services Virtual Information Sessions – South Essex Community Council 

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 

Customer Service Representative – English – Virtual Training – Hinduja Global Solutions

*Must be a resident of Ontario to be eligible for this role*
In these very uncertain times don’t miss this opportunity to secure meaningful full-time employment with an amazing team from the safety of your own home. Get started with your new career and apply now! (Note all walk-in applications are suspended in North America until further notice).
In this role you will be providing stellar customer service as you handle incoming inquiries from your home office. The ideal candidate will demonstrate an empathetic approach while listening to customers, analyzing their needs and helping resolve their issues. If you are analytical, details oriented, and enjoy solving problems both imaginatively and resourcefully; consider a career with us today!
What do we offer?
$15.70-16. 0 0/hr, paid breaks, financial perks handling 100% in boundcalls
>>> Paid Training @ $15.70/hr in a totally state-of-the-art virtual training environment
We ship you the equipment, you don’t need to go buy a computer
What are we looking for?
A passion to deliver great customer service in a measurable, target-driven environment
The ability to work various full-time shifts between7:00 AM & Midnight(EST)
Basic computer troubleshooting skills
High Speed Internet, greater then 10MB UL and 10MB DL,(non-Satellite) that can be hardwired into our equipment
Private work setting that complies with our standards
An acceptable criminal background check
Have a few questions?
Jump onto or Facebook @HGSCanadaInc & chat or leave a message

“HGS Canada is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs through the recruitment process.”

Community Health Worker – Bayshore HealthCare – virtual Online Training 

Job Description
It’s the PERFECT time to be retrained as a HealthCare Worker!
Are you out of work or need a career change? Do you want a rewarding career in the home healthcare? Are you passionate and caring and want to provide care and support to people who need it the most?
The Ontario Government, Bayshore HealthCare and some very reputable Educational Institutes have come together to create Virtual (on-line) College Certificate Programs as a Community Health Worker.
Bayshore pays for at least 50% of your tuition, pays you to learn and you are guaranteed a full-time job providing home care in your community.
The program includes hands on, on the job learning experience as well as great benefits/pay with a strong reputable employer.
Bayshore has more than 14,500 employees across Canada and we can’t wait for you to join our growing healthcare family!
Our next virtual education session starts on January 25th and we only have 30 student seats available.
To provide great care in the community, you must have a valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle.
Suitable candidates will be provided with program details and invited on a virtual information session.
It is the perfect time to start a new Career – come and learn more!
Job Qualification
All applicants must have a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle to be considered for this opportunity.
As Canada’s largest and best homecare company, join us as we continue our 50+ year tradition of supporting our Caregivers to make “being the difference” a Career!
Bayshore is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code.

View and Apply Online

Paid Tuition – Personal Support Worker – CarePartners

Are you interested in a career as a Personal Support Worker (PSW) with CarePartners? We have opportunities to send individuals to the Personal Support Worker (PSW) Program at Colleges across Windsor, Sarnia and Chatham.
Tuition (up to March 31, 2021), books, and program fees are reimbursed by CarePartners
Upon successful completion of the PSW program, CarePartners offers:
Competitive wages;
Paid orientation and in-services;
Mobile devices;
Uniform allowance;
Health and dental benefits;
LifeWorks: Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Perkopolis (access to exclusive discounts from leading brand name companies and local businesses)
Mileage: paid at $0.37 per/km PLUS paid travel time
Supportive, collaborative team environment;
Leadership support 24/7
Provide one-on-one personal care to patients in the community setting;
Ensure a safe environment for both the patient and worker by utilizing proper body mechanics and transfer techniques in order to carry out safe lifts and/or transfers;
Provide cognitive, social and/or emotional support to the patient;
Assist with activities of daily living while promoting patient independence;
Prepare nutritious, varied and economical meals and snacks, including special diets for the patient as determined by the care plan, and use proper food preparation, storage and hygiene practices;
Compassionate, talented individuals who have a desire to assist and promote independence to patients in their own homes;
Available for non-traditional hours, including evenings and alternate weekends;
Must have a reliable vehicle and driver’s license;
Updated immunization record, clear Criminal Background Check and Vulnerable Sector Check is required upon hire.
CarePartners welcomes and encourages applicants from people with disabilities, accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the hiring process.

To apply please email

View and Apply Online

Personal Support Worker (PSW) – Paid Training – ParaMed Home Health Care – Windsor, ON

Job Location(s): Amherstburg, Kingsville, Leamington, Belle River, Tecumseh, Lakeshore

The Personal Support Worker (PSW) will provide individualized care that is sensitive to the clients’ unique needs, providing assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s) and Independent Activities of Daily Living (IADL’s) through a client specific assignment working under the direction of and in collaboration with a regulated health care professional. Care will take place in the community, within a client’s home.

What does “Redefining care” mean to you?

ParaMed needs team members who share our goal of redefining care in the home. Join Canada’s largest home health care company and make a real difference in the lives of people in your community. We provide quality, compassionate care directly to clients where they live because we believe that when you are in need of care, home is a more comfortable place to be!
Choose ParaMed for support, where we’ll provide you with paid orientation, mentorship, and ongoing training. Experience diversity and life long learning – where the skills that you learn contribute to making you a confident and accomplished care professional.
Right now, we are currently looking for Personal Support Workers in Windsor-Essex.

Diploma or Certificate from a PSW course recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development
Experience with elderly populations is preferred
Ability to communicate both through oral and written mediums
Demonstrate compassion, tact and diplomacy when interacting with clients and their families
Experience working with the acutely ill, chronically ill or palliative clients is an asset

ParaMed offers you:
Competitive compensation
Health and dental benefits
Use of Mobile device
Mileage/travel allowance
Training and skills development
Full and part time positions available
Career Advancement opportunities
Employee purchase discount programs
A supportive and respectful workplace
Autonomy and independence
This is a Union Position – Service Employees International Union Local 1 Canada, Windsor Essex County

Union Classification: Personal Support Services (PSS)
Salary: LHIN Funded PSS Rates as per Collective Agreement
Location: County Area, Erie St. Clair District

View Online and Apply Online

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
#HubOfOpportunities #YQG #EST #HereToHelp


y works – ymca southwestern ontario windsor

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. Learn more: Click Here 




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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.



youth job connection – unemployed help centre

call Pat Katona at 519-944-4900


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

MCC Youth Work Ready Poster

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


Skill building and employment supports for people with disabilities.

Y Opportunities is an employment program that assists people with diagnosed or self-identified disabilities overcome their barriers to employment. Our supports are designed to help participants discover new skills and refine existing ones towards labour market integration or further education. Over a 6 week period we provide individual and group based supports that include needs assessments and 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 supports are provided to both participants and their employers to promote long term success.


Weeks 1-6
Group and individual based employment preparation assistance based on life and employability skills and self-directed goals. Résumé and cover letter building, interview skills, and other
Weeks 7-18
Paid job opportunity with tailored supports provided to both participant and employer.
Assistance with enrollment into academic / training course(s).

Participants must:
•  not be currently enrolled in school
•  be legally entitled to work in Canada
•  not be currently collecting Employment Insurance (EI)
•  be able to commit 30 hours per week for the duration of the program 
Transportation, childcare, employment and academic advice, interview preparation, networking, and on the job supports for participants and employers.


Heather Torti Y Opportunities Program Coordinator 519-256-7330 xt 279

contact north online classes

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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Looking to improve your computer skills? WEST is offering online PowerPoint classes. To register email

Second career manufacturing sector – employment assessment centre

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Second Career Manufacturing Sector Initiative – unemployed help centre

Please Contact the Unemployed Help Centre

Windsor Location: 6955 Cantelon Drive
Belle River Location: 612 Notre Dame Street
519.944.4900, , 


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classes offered in Windsor Leamington and Chatham please call 519 254 1445 extension 3100 for more information


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Every month the WindsorEssex Small Business Centre offers events and workshops. Learn more about their events and workshops at

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open enrollment:

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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