Skills for Change

Site: Trades Win Support Program York

Record Details
Office Phone 416-509-2578
Fax 416-658-6292
Primary Contact Tanya Lauder, Manager, Programs and Services; Phone: 905-764-0202 ext 101 * 416-457-3940; Email:
Established This location opened in 2012
Funding Provincial ; Federal ; Donations ; United Way - United Way Greater Toronto
Description (Service) For internationally trained tradespersons * Electricians (construction maintenance and industrial) * Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanics (HRAC Mechanics) * Industrial Millwrights (Industrial Mechanics) * Plumbers

Trade-specific technical skills training and upgrading for licensing and accreditation to work in Ontario * technical and workplace language training * certification exam preparation * employment counselling and job search strategies * work experience placements * mentoring and networking

On-the-job training incentives for employers available
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Dates Year round
Areas Served Toronto ; York Region ; Peel Region; Durham Region
Eligibility Canadian Citizen, landed immigrant or Convention refugee with 4-5 years of work experience in a related trade, Grade 10 or equivalent education, who can demonstrate English language proficiency (Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment 5)
Application Call for intake and assessment
Languages English
Fees None
Located In Community Markham
Address & Map
675 Cochrane Dr, East Tower, 6th Floor
Markham, ON L3R 0B8
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Intersection Woodbine Ave and Highway 7
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
Service Categories Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ~ Construction/Mining Occupations ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ~ Installation/Maintenance/Repair Occupations ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ~ Internationally Trained Skilled Workers
Print Material Newsletter available on-line; publications available on-line


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