Why Mohawk

Mohawk understands that businesses come in all different sizes.

Whether your business is a small startup, a blue-chip enterprise—or any size in between—Mohawk has the workforce and training facilities to take your business higher.

Mohawk College is a leader in demand-led education and skills training to address workforce shortages, upskilling and training for jobs of the future. With a broad offering of post-secondary, continuing education, apprenticeship, community based, and online programs, Mohawk has developed pathways to education and employment for learners throughout the Hamilton region and beyond, becoming a preferred choice for students of all backgrounds who are seeking real world learning experiences.

One of the largest trainers in skilled trades and apprentices in Ontario, Mohawk has a dedicated focus in teaching students about construction, manufacturing, electrical, plumbing, welding, automotive service, elevating devices, instrumentation, millwright, and aviation. Also home to Canada’s largest institutional zero-carbon building to achieve performance creating more energy than consumed, Mohawk’s Centre for Climate Change Management is a regional hub for collaboration on climate action. All Mohawk students have access to a free Climate Change for Business micro-credential course. Through applied research, the Centre supports the regional transition to a low-carbon economy by partnering with municipal, industry and community partners to catalyze climate change interventions.

Fast facts

  • Approximately 98% of Mohawk programs offer relevant experiential learning
  • Among the top 10 colleges in Canada for applied research helping local industry employers improve competitiveness and solve problems
  • Mohawk has received the STARS Gold rating for sustainable achievements
  • On-campus programming supports awareness and behavioral change for our students and in our community
  • Launched Challenge 2025 through Mohawk’s flagship City School initiative to partner with the community in providing jobs for those facing socio-economic challenges

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