Workshops

Our Workshops provide a fun and interactive environment to gain valuable knowledge including useful take-home material that prepares you for your future goals including education and employment.

They will help you to gain confidence in yourself as well as your ability to meet your goals.


Event descriptions

*NEW* Youth Job Connection – Offered in Bowmanville, this new program is aimed to assist youth between the ages of 15-29 who face multiple or serious barriers to employment.

Second Career – Overview of Second Career Strategy program and what is required to qualify for the program.

Resume Building – This workshop is an overview of the information you need to put in your resume and computer time to complete a resume.

Resume Critique – One on one session to review your existing resume and get feedback on how you can improve your resume.

Proposal Writing – Overview of information required for your Second Career Application and where to find it.

Interview Skills – You will receive tips on preparing for an interview, talk about different types of interview styles and how to respond to questions that may be asked.

Online Job Searching – Learn how to use the internet to job search, email resumes and complete online applications.

Safety Skills through Norcat – For on the job such as WHMIS, Transportation of Dangerous Goods and Fall Protection Awareness.

Personality Dimensions – Through this fun, interactive Self Discovery workshop you will explore 4 main personality types and traits. You will leave this workshop with a greater understanding of your personality traits along with tips for working with others, negotiating on a team, and a greater understanding individuals of all temperaments. This workshop is not only fun but can assist you understanding your strengths for job searching, job interviews and resume writing.

Safe Food Handling – The goal of this course is to provide food premises operators and employees with the basic knowledge they need to ensure that food-borne illnesses do not result from their operations. The Food Safety Training Certificate meets the requirements of the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Departments across the province.

Computer Basics – This workshop will teach you the basic components of a computer, how to navigate the web and set up an email account.

Computer Skills – Book a 1 hour appointment for some one on one training in the following computer skills: Basic Computer Skills Internet Navigation Microsoft Office, Word & Excel E-Mail Creation

First Aid & CPR Training – This is a 2 day workshop offering First Aid and Cardiopulmonary resuscitation for those who need training for work or who would like more knowledge for emergencies at home. There is a $155.00 fee for this course. Please call 905.697.4472 to register.

Career Cruising –  An interactive career assessment and pathways planning tool designed for people of all ages, who are interested in learning about careers that match their interests and skill set.