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HEADLINE
MEDIA
DATE
EXCERPT
HEADLINEIndustrial company in Sudbury hires foreign workers to fill longstanding need
MEDIA
CBC
DATE
Jan 03, 2020
EXCERPT

An industrial company in Sudbury was desperate to fill positions until it hired 6 welders from Mexico. >> Construction; Welding; Manufacturing

Programs & Events

Sectors:
Engineering
Type:
Bridging
Organizers:
ACCES Employment, Humber College, Seneca College
Location(s):
GTA-West, Mississauga
Start Date:
February 18, 2020
End Date:
March 27, 2020
Applic. Dead.:
February 18, 2020
Minimum CLB:
7
Sectors:
Engineering
Type:
Bridging
Organizers:
ACCES Employment, Humber College, Seneca College
Location(s):
GTA-North, North York
Start Date:
February 18, 2020
End Date:
March 27, 2020
Applic. Dead.:
February 18, 2020
Minimum CLB:
7
Sectors:
Construction, Welding
Type:
Bridging, Youth
Organizers:
Humber College, Skills for Change
Location(s):
GTA-West, GTA-North, Brampton, Etobicoke, Markham
Start Date:
Ongoing
Minimum CLB:
5
Sectors:
Engineering
Type:
Bridging
Organizers:
ACCES Employment, Humber College, Seneca College
Location(s):
GTA-North, Markham
Start Date:
Not yet confirmed or scheduled
Minimum CLB:
7

Work to Consider

Manufacturing

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Construction Trades

An overview of job opportunities in the construction trades in the GTA, with discussion of occupations in this sector; types of employers; expected compensation; English speaking requirement; licensing and training requirements; apprenticeships and other training programs available; and stories in the media.

Tips & Leads

Bridging Programs: A Guide for Newcomers

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Mentorship for newcomers

An overview of mentorship programs offered in the GTA, including those of many organizations affiliated with TRIEC (Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council) and a few other organizations. Many of these programs require CLB 6 English. Also discussed is the role that sponsors can play as mentors, themselves, or in introducing newcomers to mentors.