Automotive Service Technician

Automotive service technician is a regulated trade in Ontario, requiring an apprenticeship or passage of a Trade Equivalency Assessment. This post includes descriptions of the types of work available, certification requirements, and training programs in the GTA.

Early Childhood Care and Education

An overview of job opportunities and self-employment in early childhood care and education in the Province of Ontario, with discussion of occupations in this sector; types of employers; expected compensation; English speaking requirement; licensing and training requirements; and training programs available.

Hairstylist

An overview of hairstyling, including as a barber, in the Province of Ontario, with discussion of occupations in this sector; types of employers; expected compensation; English speaking requirement; compulsory licensing and requirements and process to become licensed; opportunity for newcomers with evidence of sufficient prior international experience to proceed directly to the qualifying exam; training programs available; and links to stories in the media.

Security guard work

An overview of job opportunities as a security guard in the GTA, with discussion of different occupational roles in this sector; types of employers; expected compensation; English speaking and licensing requirements; training programs available; and stories in the media about newcomers working in security.

Sewing

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