Employment Preparation

Programs that provide assistance for people who need information, guidance and/or training in specific job-related skills to make appropriate occupational choices and secure and retain positions that effectively utilize their abilities.



An employment readiness program for newcomer women and gender-diverse folks. Employment Counsellors and Job Developers identify clients' strengths and address challenges that they may fa

WorkPath Employment Services provides a range of pre-employment supports and employment placement services for individuals who have been incarcerated provincially or federally, and those who are currently involved, or are at risk of involvement in the criminal justice system.

Provides employment support for general trades and connects them with industry employers for work placements. This program runs for approximately 30 weeks. Participants are provided with personal protective equipment and a basic tool kit.

Provides one-on-one support to job seekers with self-disclosed disabilities with the goal of gaining and maintaining meaningful employment. Supports business owners with implementing accessible hiring practices.

An employment placement program for young adults under 30 years old. Assists job seekers in their search for employment by providing them with individual support to help understand their skills, identify their role in the labour market, and recognize their potential contributions to employers.

Free program for internationally trained teachers and early childhood educators. Program includes:

Offers employment counselling to newcomers who are unemployed or underemployed and actively seeking work. Services include:

Provides women and non-binary people with the opportunity to reskill or upskill in advanced manufacturing, data science, or data analytics through certification training and additional supports related to navigating non-traditional workplaces and job development.

Offers training opportunities and employment support for young women and non-binary youth.  

Services include:

Offers support for women to help secure employment in the skilled trades industry. Programs are offered at no cost, and provide participants with technical training and job coaching to start their career in the skilled trades.

Successful participants will receive:

Offers support for persons who self-identify with a disability to prepare for, obtain, and maintain employment. Includes one-on-one support, 6-week group training, and optional paid 14-week work placements. An Occupational therapist is available for support to reduce barriers to employment.

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