What is Power of Trades?
Power of Trades is a pre-employment bridge-training program designed to help internationally-trained tradespeople and immigrants access jobs and pathways to Ontario certification in skilled trades.
The training includes:
- Orientation to skilled trades and apprenticeship
- Individualized job search support
- Work placement opportunities
- Access to in-demand certification (WHMIS, Service Excellence, etc.)
- Work towards earning your Ontario Secondary School Diploma
What are the skilled trades?
Skilled trades are jobs which are very “hands-on”. There can be great opportunities for career advancement, high salary and self-employment. There are 4 sectors of trades, each with diverse career opportunities: construction, motive power, industrial, and service. For more information about skilled trades, the website of the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities at www.tcu.gov.on.ca.
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For more information, please contact:
National Capital Region YMCA-YWCA
180 Argyle Ave. 4th Floor
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1B7
In partnership with:
|Locations offering this program|
|Employment, Enterprise and Newcomer Services|
|Taggart Family Y|