Skills for Change

Site: Parya Community Centre - Thornhill

Service: Trades Win Support Program Thornhill

Record Details
Office Phone 905-764-0202 ext 101
Fax 416-658-6292
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Primary Contact Tanya Lauder, Manager Programs and Services; Phone: 905-764-0202 ext 101 * 416-457-3940; Email:
Alternate Contact Surranna Sandy, Executive Director, Skills for Change; Email:
Established This location opened in 2012
Primary Executive Surranna Sandy, Executive Director; Email:
Funding Provincial ; Federal ; Donations ; United Way
Description (Service) Trade-specific intensive course helps skilled trades people build on their expertise and get the qualifications they need to find work in Ontario and larger Canada * Module I: trade-specific language training, labour market information, job search strategies -Skills for Change * Module II: Technical Training - skills upgrading, Canadian codes and standards, Certificate of Qualification exam preparation - Humber College/Stanford International College
Hours Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9 am-5 pm
Dates Year round
Areas Served Toronto ; York Region ; Peel Region; Durham Region
Eligibility Internationally-trained tradespersons
Application You must meet with our staff for an Orientation and Assessment Session where you will be assessed in terms of your level of English language, employment goals and training needs * based on the results of skills and needs assessment, our consultants will advise you as to the courses needed to achieve your goals. Orientation and Assessment sessions are held during the day. For further information call (905) 764-0202 ext 101
Languages English
Fees None
Site Location 344 John Street Markham L3T 5W5
Located In Community Thornhill East
Address & Map
Parya Community Centre
344 John St
Thornhill, ON L3T 5W6
Intersection Bayview Ave and John St
Mailing Address Parya Community Centre 
344 John St 
Thornill, ON L3T 5W6
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
Service Categories Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Job Retraining ~ Internationally Trained Skilled Workers ; Occupation Specific Job Training
Resources Newsletter available on-line; publications available on-line


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