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).