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Skills Development

  • Enhanced Language Training is a 14-week program that includes eight weeks of in-class business English training followed by a six-week work placement to gain Canadian experience.
     
  • Essential Skills Upgrading is a non-credit, adult upgrading program that helps adults improve their reading, writing and math skills as well as their employability and workplace skills.
     
  • Hairstyling Training helps aspiring hairstylists gain industry professional experience through our Hairstylist Pre-Apprenticeship and Hairstyling Apprenticeship programs to help them reach their full potential in the field.
     
  • Next-Steps Employment Centres provide job seekers and employers with a full range of free employment/recruitment services and supports at 7 locations - Toronto, Mississauga and Vaughan.
     
  • On The Line This unique Youth Skills Link program provides 5 weeks of intensive kitchen training and pre-employment support to prepare individuals to start a career as line cooks, and participants will get paid for 30h per week to attend the sessions. A 6-week work placement follows the training.
     
  • On The Road is a youth program that provides 6 weeks of intensive construction training and pre-employment support to prepare individuals to start a career in the construction industry, and participants will get paid for 30h per week to attend the sessions. A 6-week work placement follows.  
     
  • Scarborough Centre for Employment Accessibility is a drop-in Resource Centre for job seekers, including persons with disabilities, offering skills development for employment, job search workshops, and MS Office tutorials. Assistive technologies and accessible resources are also available.
     
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