Human Resources Connections, provided by ACCES Employment and Sheridan, is a seven-week employment program that assists internationally-trained Human Resources professionals to obtain employment in their field.

Our successful model is based on:

  • strong employer involvement
  • academic training that focuses on Canadian context
  • post-hire supports including workplace language training and coaching

Program Benefits

  • One-to-one support from an employment consultant who is knowledgeable about the sector
  • Connections to employers who are hiring in your sector
  • Access to mentors who are professionals in your field
  • Invitations to attend recruitment and networking events
  • Business communication and workplace culture training in a Canadian context
  • Orientation to your sector in Canada through critical academic training. This component provides 150 hours of training and instruction to orient participants to HR sector regulations in Ontario and Canada. Topics include:
    • Canadian Legislation
    • Health and Safety
    • Industrial Relations
    • Employment Law and Diversity
    • Labour Relations


  • Post-secondary education
  • Minimum two years’ experience in human resources
  • Permanent resident, convention refugee, or refugee claimant with a one-year work permit

Program Information Session Schedule:

Mississauga Cohort 

Tuesday July 2020 10:00 am – 12:00 pm 7, 14,28
Tuesday August 2020 10:00 am – 12:00 pm 12,19,26

Brampton Cohort 

Wednesday November 2020 2:00 – 4:00 pm 12,19,26
Wednesday December 2020 2:00 – 4:00 pm 2,9,16