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.

Contact your closest Employment Services office to learn more about our workshops, including: 
Resume Basics 
Job Searching 
Better Jobs Ontario (formerly Second Career)
Interview Techniques

Event descriptions

Better Jobs Ontario – Get retrained in a year or less and receive free tuition from the Ontario government. Better Jobs Ontario (formerly Second Career) has expanded to include those on social assistance or unemployed for at least 6 months, as well as recently laid off individuals. Learn more about this program through one of our informative information sessions.

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 Better Jobs Ontario 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.

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. 

Essential Skills Workshops – Durham College’s Essential Skills Workshops are flexible, personalized and supportive programs that help learners prepare to meet the needs and challenges of future academic
and/or employment goals. Funded by the Ministry of Labour, Training, and Skills Development
(MLTSD) as part of Employment Ontario’s Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) program, all
programming is designed to align with the Ontario Adult Literacy Curriculum Framework (OALCF)
while providing learning opportunities that are task-based and applicable to real-world
situations. All programming is completely free of charge for learners, and is also now available for distance
learning through Durham College’s online learning platform!

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**Please advise if you have a disability or exceptionality that requires accommodation.