Do you have education and work experience from another country but can't find the right job in Canada?
Integrating into the workforce is one of the most important goals when you're new to Canada. However, many internationally trained professionals face multiple challenges during the job search: lack of professional connections, interview questions related to their "Canadian work experience", and limited knowledge of the workplace culture, are some of them.
Workplace Preparation is a free program funded by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada. In the program you will receive all the support you need to successfully integrate into the Canadian job market. There is a new intake every six weeks!
Apply today. Start February 28.
- Flexible full-time and part-time online format.
- Expand your understanding of your profession in Canada.
- Build a professional network within your field of interest and gain access to the hidden job market.
- Develop strong job search and interview techniques, and effective cover letters and resumes to highlight your skills.
- Earn up to five micro-credentials that will expand your employment opportunities.
- Connect with a mentor to help you progress your career in Canada. (Newcomer Mentorship Program)
- Receive one-on-one support from an experienced team of professionals
Who is eligible?
- Permanent residents of Canada or protected persons (with Notice of Decision) living in Ontario.
- With international education and work experience from another country or Canada.
- With current proof of their Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) assessment at level 7 or higher
- Don't have proof of CLB assessment? Contact YMCA Immigrant Services to book an appointment to take the assessment. YMCA's phone number is (905) 662-9400 or (905) 526-8452
- The test has no cost for permanent residents and protected persons.
Attend an information session and learn how the program can support your career goals
Meet Jacqueline, an Internationally Educated Nurse from the Philippines
"At first, I decided to take the Workplace Preparation Program (WPP) to boost my confidence in speaking the English language, little did I know that I would get more than what I had hoped for. More than increasing my confidence in spoken English, the WPP program motivated and pushed me to take a big leap of faith. More than all the valuable lessons about the Canadian labour market, workplace communication, and job search technique, it was the all-inclusive environment of the entire WPP program that made me feel welcomed... continue reading
Meet Fatima-Zohra, a Communications Specialist from Morocco
"As a newcomer to Canada, I struggled to find a job in my field for a long time. I used to apply to many companies all day long but wouldn’t receive any interview requests. That’s when I decided to join the Workplace Preparation Program (WPP) with the hope of learning more about the Canadian labour market and... continue reading
Were you educated in Afghanistan, Eritrea, Iraq, Syria, Turkey, Ukraine, or Venezuela?Learn about WES Gateway Program
Souhaitez-vous obtenir des services en français? Si oui, cliquez ici