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 Construction/Electrical 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:
· A minimum of 18+ years old
· A Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
· Have a strong interest in becoming an Electrician
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 Construction/Electrical 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 which is lacking in skilled trades persons. 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.
Location will be disclosed once your assessment is complete, and your application is accepted.
Registration: 7:30am sharp
Time: 8:o0am to 3:30pm
For more information, please visit our website for additional camps in communities across Ontario, or email Bootcamp@supportontarioyouth.ca
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