Provides job seekers with industry training that enhances skill sets, productivity, safety, and workplace communication. Helps to increase job prospects and job mobility for workers in the Cannabis industry in a practical learning environment.
Program requires 30 to 40 hours per week and is divided into the following components:
- Pre-employment workshops
- Health and Safety Training
- Technical Skills Training
- Job preparation and placement workshops
- Post-employment follow ups
Training includes, but is not limited to:
- Cannabis Legislation and Regulations
- Quality Control and product packaging
- Cannabis production, farm labour, sanitation and trimming
- Workplace communication
- Industry exploration and career planning
- Paid industry work placement
This program is made possible through the SkillsAdvance Ontario (SAO) pilot project. It is funded by the Government of Ontario, Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development.
110 James St S
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
- eligible to work in Canada
- currently unemployed, working less than 20 hours per week, or in an unsteady work situation
- available to commit to full-time program hours for the duration of the program
Applicants must complete and submit the Online Application Form, then attend a program information session. Those who are eligible and suitable will be invited to attend an interview.