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.

Engineering

This guide for newcomer engineers outlines the process for licensing; funding sources for licensing and training; licensing and bridging programs for ITEs; and other engineering-related occupations to consider.

Long and Short Haul Truck Driving

An overview of the different types of transport driving opportunities in Canada; the pros and cons of working in the trucking industry; training programs available across Canada and a discussion of the training and licensing requirements in different provinces; the amount of experience required; English language proficiency requirements; unionization; job outlook; and stories in the media.

Manufacturing

Often, the term “manufacturing” conjures images of large factories where employees work on an assembly line to piece things together, such as fabricated metal products, machinery, and automobiles. Given the diversity of products and production methods, there are many different jobs within the manufacturing sector.

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.

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.

Tips & Leads

Searching for Jobs Online

Job boards Online job boards are search engines designed to filter through job openings. They can be very useful to gather information about companies that are hiring, the roles they are seeking to […]