Media Stories

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MEDIA
DATE
EXCERPT
HEADLINEI want to be a welder. What will my salary be?(June 17/15)
MEDIA
Globe & Mail
DATE
Jun 17, 2015
EXCERPT

The salary expectation for welders variy based on a job's materials, location, complexity and training requirements. As of 2015, starting salaries were estimated to range between "the high $30,000s and low $40,000s, up to $80,000 and $90,000 per year. >> Construction

HEADLINEAuto Draft
MEDIA
Globe & Mail
DATE
Sep 17, 2014
EXCERPT

As of 2014, the wage for an apprentice started at about $15 an hour, while a journeyman earns about $40 an hour, or about $60, when medical, dental and pension benefits are taken into account. >> Construction

HEADLINEAuto Draft
MEDIA
Globe & Mail
DATE
Sep 10, 2014
EXCERPT

As of 2014, apprentices started at around $14 an hour and journeypersons could earn up to $40 an hour, plus overtime. Some employers offer competitive pension and extended health benefits in addition to wages. >> Construction

HEADLINEI want to be a plumber. What will my salary be? (March 19/14)
MEDIA
Globe & Mail
DATE
Mar 19, 2014
EXCERPT

Good job prospects and a chance to 'earn while you learn' make this profession worth investigating. >> Construction

Programs & Events

Sectors:
All
Type:
Loans
Organizers:
Access Community Capital Fund
Location(s):
GTA-Central, GTA-West, GTA-North, GTA-East
Start Date:
Ongoing
Minimum CLB:
No minimum specified
Sectors:
Construction
Type:
Apprenticeship, Women
Organizers:
YWCA
Location(s):
GTA-West, Etobicoke
Start Date:
Not yet confirmed or scheduled
Minimum CLB:
Sectors:
All
Type:
Apprenticeship, Women
Organizers:
YWCA
Location(s):
GTA-North, North York
Start Date:
Not yet confirmed or scheduled
Minimum CLB:
Sectors:
Construction, Electrician
Type:
Apprenticeship, Work-specific language training
Organizers:
Centennial College, CPAC
Location(s):
GTA-East, Scarborough
Start Date:
Not yet confirmed or scheduled
End Date:
September 4, 2020
Minimum CLB:
5

Work to Consider

Project management

This guide for newcomers outlines the process for project manager certification; level of English proficiency required; financial assistance available; training and employment programs; and compensation ranges.

Local Delivery Service Drivers and Helpers

Job opportunities for local delivery and courier service drivers are plentiful as long as the correct licences are held. Many jobs are entry level and job requirements in terms of skills and English language proficiency are not stringent. This sector includes a diverse range of employers and opportunities to work as either an employee or as an owner-operator.