Support Ontario Youth’s Skilled Development Team, in partnership with their funder, The Ministry of Labour, Government of Ontario, is offering a one-day Bootcamp in communities impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic. This is a FREE one-day training opportunity during which you will learn more about the Service/Horticulture Field, and the apprenticeship process. The event includes a complimentary lunch, a free apprenticeship starter tool kit, and an opportunity to network with employers.
To be eligible for this free one-day training opportunity you must be:
DOUBLE VACCINATED WITH PROOF, AND PHOTO ID IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND THIS EVENT.
· A minimum of 18+ years old
· A Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
· Have a strong interest in Horticulture Field
W Work Boots or Safety Shoes strongly recommened
Support Ontario Youth, Tools in the Trades is designed specifically for recent high school and/or college graduates, or adults looking to retrain in a new career. This one-day Bootcamp experience will afford you the opportunity to gain hands-on tool experience with qualified instructors from the Service/Horticulture Field. You will also learn essential employability skills including workplace etiquette, resume writing, interviewing skills, networking, and financial planning. Each participant will receive a free apprenticeship starter tool kit valued at $250.00. The Bootcamp specifically will focus on those who may have lost employment during the Pandemic, as well as those who are looking to start a new career in a growing industry that is lacking in skilled tradespersons. The one-day program is open to all Canadians. Those who are newcomers, women, and/or BIPOC, are strongly encouraged to apply!
Employers from the area, as well as Support Ontario Youth Staff, will be onsite to answer questions and offer guidance and assistance in the apprenticeship process. Opportunities may even be available for some to sign on as an apprentice, on the day of the event.
To apply, please go direct to our website at www.supportontarioyouth.ca and click on the Bootcamp link. This page will bring you to our application page. Once you click on the appropriate event location, and you will be directed to complete an assessment questionnaire. The assessment will determine if you are qualified to attend the Bootcamp. Each one-day event will have a maximum of 30 participants.
Registration: 8:00am sharp
Time: 8:30am to 5:00pm
For more information, please visit our website for additional camps in communities across Ontario or email Bootcamp@supportontarioyouth.ca
The event is on January 27th, 2022 at Landscape Ontario, 7856 Fifth Line, Milton Ontario.
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