COVID-19 UPDATE: As of April 6, 2020, this program is still expected to begin on April 27, 2020, as planned.
Electricians (construction maintenance and industrial)
Get your RED SEAL License – Find a job in your field.
Module 1: An employment preparation training course to get you ready for the workplace that includes: job search strategies; trade-specific language training; mentoring support; work experience placements and job search assistance.
Module 2: A Certificate of Qualification exam preparation course taught by qualified instructors at Humber College. It covers Canadian codes, rules, and regulations; technical skills upgrading and exam strategies.
Participants will benefit from:
- Job development: job leads, connections to employers
- Work Experience Placement: builds your resume, and in some cases, leads to permanent employment
- Mentoring: mentors provide insights into skilled trades jobs and help build professional networks
- Employer training incentives are available for on-the-job training
- Test to Hire: a program incorporating workplace experience that allows you to test a job and prove your capabilities to an employer
- Get your WHMIS & Working at Heights Certificates
Post-exam support provided by Skills for Change:
- Individual Employment Counselling
- Connection to employers by placements and job leads
- Connection to unions
- Mentoring support
This program is open to internationally trained professionals who:
- are Canadian Citizens, Landed Immigrants or Convention Refugees
- have a Grade 10 or equivalent education
- have 4-5 years of work experience in a related trade
- demonstrated English Language Proficiency (Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment)
The participant fee is $400. This is just a portion of the payment and the rest is paid by the government of Ontario. Material cost only ($100 – $200), Parking fees at Humber ($150.00), Examination Fees at MTCU ($150).