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Number of current workshops: 27

ACCPAC Accounting

This is a six week, 36 hour course offered on Tuesday and Thursday. There is a $250 fee for this course.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • using the system manager;
  • setting up Accounts Payable, and entering transactions;
  • entering invoices and receipts;
  • setting up Accounts Receivable and Customer Records; and
  • preparing income and balance statements.

Staff at this location speak Albanian, Amharic, English, Mandarin, Spanish, Ukrainian, and Serbo-Croatian.

To register call 416.789.7925 today.

Times: 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Date: Ongoing

Located at: Employment Services, Toronto

Fees: $250.00

Region: Toronto | Date: Ongoing | Employment Services, Toronto

Ace Your Interview

The imterview is key to getting a job:

  • Discover how to handle challenging interview questions with confidence
  • Learn how to collect, compile and present information that showcases your skills and experience
  • Find out the common mistakes that happen in interviews and how to avoid them

To register call 905.669.5627 today.

Times: 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Date: 2019-06-25

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: 2019-06-25 | Vaughan Centre

Building Your Labour Market Profile

  • Navigate online labour market information to research job opportunities and employer trends and wages
  • Access useful job search websites

To register call 905.459.8855 today.

Times: 11:00am to 12:30pm

Date: 2019-06-26

Located at: Employment Services, Brampton

Fees: None

Region: Peel | Date: 2019-06-26 | Employment Services, Brampton

CAFE Connections - New and Exciting Networking Event!

Connect with like-minded professionals. This is your great opportunity to develop your networking skills.

To register call 905.669.5627 today.

Times: 10:00am to 12:00pm

Date: Ongoing

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

Download Flyer

Region: York | Date: Ongoing | Vaughan Centre

Dynamic Resume Writing

The right one will make a difference!

Learn how to write a targeted resume using resume writing basics; utilize powerful action verbs, keywords and accomplishment statements.

To register call 905.567.0482 today.

Times: 9:00am to 12:30pm

Date: 2019-06-26

Located at: Employment Services, Mississauga

Fees: None

Region: Peel | Date: 2019-06-26 | Employment Services, Mississauga

Enhanced Language Training for Accounting and Finance Professionals

COSTI's Enhanced Language Training program is ideal for Internationally Trained Professionals who have prior training in Accounting and Finance.

Services Available:

  • 10 weeks of Enhanced Language Training (sector specific language and terminology)
  • two weeks of pre-employment preparation workshops (e.g. resume preparation, interview techniques, workplace culture, ethics, employment standards, goal setting, labour market information, cold calling and networking, etc.)
  • 72 hours of computer skills upgrading
  • six weeks of assisted job placement and job search support

Services are available to individuals who have acquired professional qualifications outside of Canada and who have been unable to access employment in their field of expertise. Individuals must be able to communicate at an advanced level of English, and have occupational training and experience in the respective profession or trade. Participants must be landed, conventional refugees, or individuals on a Minister's Permit. Language assessments will be arranged to determine eligibility.

To register call 289.846.3645 today.

Times:

Date: Ongoing

Located at: Language & Skills Training Services, Markham North

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: Ongoing | Language & Skills Training Services, Markham North

Enhanced Language Training for Accounting and Finance Professionals

COSTI's Enhanced Language Training program is ideal for Internationally Trained Professionals who have prior training in Accounting and Finance.

Services Available:

  • On-line Sector-specific terminology modules
  • Workplace communication training
  • Job preparation workshops (e.g. resume preparation, interview techniques, workplace culture, ethics, employment standards, goal setting, labour market information, cold calling and networking, etc.)
  • Computer skills upgrading
  • Unpaid intern placement in a Canadian workplace
  • Job search support

Services are available to individuals who have acquired professional qualifications outside of Canada and who have been unable to access employment in their field of expertise. Individuals must be able to communicate at an advanced level of English, and have occupational training and experience in the respective profession or trade. Participants must be landed, conventional refugees, or individuals on a Minister's Permit. Language assessments will be arranged to determine eligibility.

To register call 905.479.7926 today.

Times: 8:30am to 4:30pm

Date: Ongoing

Located at: Language & Skills Training Services, Markham North

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: Ongoing | Language & Skills Training Services, Markham North

Enhanced Language Training for Accounting and Finance, Office Administration and Customer Service, Teaching, and Information Technology Professionals

COSTI's Enhanced Language Training program is ideal for Internationally Trained Professionals who have prior training in Accounting and Finance, Office Administration and Customer Service, Teaching, Information Technology.

Services Available:

  • On-line Sector-specific terminology modules
  • Workplace communication training
  • Job preparation workshops (e.g. resume preparation, interview techniques, workplace culture, ethics, employment standards, goal setting, labour market information, cold calling and networking, etc.)
  • Computer skills upgrading
  • Unpaid intern placement in a Canadian workplace
  • Job search support

Services are available to individuals who have acquired professional qualifications outside of Canada and who have been unable to access employment in their field of expertise. Individuals must be able to communicate at an advanced level of English, and have occupational training and experience in the respective profession or trade. Participants must be landed, conventional refugees, or individuals on a Minister's Permit. Language assessments will be arranged to determine eligibility.

To register call 905.459.6700 today.

Times: 8:30am to 4:30pm

Date: Ongoing

Located at: Language, Employment, and Settlement Services, Brampton

Fees: None

Region: Peel | Date: Ongoing | Language, Employment, and Settlement Services, Brampton

Enhanced Language Training for Accounting and Finance, Office Administration and Customer Service, Teaching, and Information Technology Professionals

COSTI's Enhanced Language Training program is ideal for Internationally Trained Professionals who have prior training in Accounting and Finance, Office Administration and Customer Service, Teaching, Information Technology.

Services Available:

  • On-line Sector-specific terminology modules
  • Workplace communication training
  • Job preparation workshops (e.g. resume preparation, interview techniques, workplace culture, ethics, employment standards, goal setting, labour market information, cold calling and networking, etc.)
  • Computer skills upgrading
  • Unpaid intern placement in a Canadian workplace
  • Job search support

Services are available to individuals who have acquired professional qualifications outside of Canada and who have been unable to access employment in their field of expertise. Individuals must be able to communicate at an advanced level of English, and have occupational training and experience in the respective profession or trade. Participants must be landed, conventional refugees, or individuals on a Minister's Permit. Language assessments will be arranged to determine eligibility.

To register call 905.451.7147 today.

Times: 8:30am to 4:30pm

Date: Ongoing

Located at: Enhanced Language Training Services

Fees: None

Region: Peel | Date: Ongoing | Enhanced Language Training Services

Enhanced Language Training for Healthcare Professionals

COSTI's Enhanced Language Training program is ideal for Internationally Trained Professionals who have prior training in Health Care.

Services Available:

  • On-line Sector-specific terminology modules
  • Workplace communication training
  • Job preparation workshops (e.g. resume preparation, interview techniques, workplace culture, ethics, employment standards, goal setting, labour market information, cold calling and networking, etc.)
  • Computer skills upgrading
  • Unpaid intern placement in a Canadian workplace
  • Job search support

Services are available to individuals who have acquired professional qualifications outside of Canada and who have been unable to access employment in their field of expertise. Individuals must be able to communicate at an advanced level of English, and have occupational training and experience in the respective profession or trade. Participants must be landed, conventional refugees, or individuals on a Minister's Permit. Language assessments will be arranged to determine eligibility.

To register call 905.479.7926 today.

Times:

Date: Ongoing

Located at: Language & Skills Training Services, Markham South

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: Ongoing | Language & Skills Training Services, Markham South

Enhanced Language Training for Office Administration and Customer Service Professionals

COSTI's Enhanced Language Training program is ideal for Internationally Trained Professionals who have prior training in Office Administration and Customer Service.

Services Available:

  • On-line Sector-specific terminology modules
  • Workplace communication training
  • Job preparation workshops (e.g. resume preparation, interview techniques, workplace culture, ethics, employment standards, goal setting, labour market information, cold calling and networking, etc.)
  • Computer skills upgrading
  • Unpaid intern placement in a Canadian workplace
  • Job search support

Services are available to individuals who have acquired professional qualifications outside of Canada and who have been unable to access employment in their field of expertise. Individuals must be able to communicate at an advanced level of English, and have occupational training and experience in the respective profession or trade. Participants must be landed, conventional refugees, or individuals on a Minister's Permit. Language assessments will be arranged to determine eligibility.

This program is offered from Monday to Friday.

To register call 289.842.3124 today.

Times: 8:30am to 4:30pm

Date: Ongoing

Located at: Language, Settlement & Skills Training Services, Richmond Hill

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: Ongoing | Language, Settlement & Skills Training Services, Richmond Hill

Enhanced Language Training for Teaching and Education Professionals

COSTI's Enhanced Language Training program is ideal for Internationally Trained Professionals who have prior training in Teaching and Education.

Services Available:

  • On-line Sector-specific terminology modules
  • Workplace communication training
  • Job preparation workshops (e.g. resume preparation, interview techniques, workplace culture, ethics, employment standards, goal setting, labour market information, cold calling and networking, etc.)
  • Computer skills upgrading
  • Unpaid intern placement in a Canadian workplace
  • Job search support

Services are available to individuals who have acquired professional qualifications outside of Canada and who have been unable to access employment in their field of expertise. Individuals must be able to communicate at an advanced level of English, and have occupational training and experience in the respective profession or trade. Participants must be landed, conventional refugees, or individuals on a Minister's Permit. Language assessments will be arranged to determine eligibility.

To register call 905.761.1155 today.

Times: 8:30am to 4:30pm

Date: Ongoing

Located at: Language, Settlement & Skills Training Services, Vaughan

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: Ongoing | Language, Settlement & Skills Training Services, Vaughan

Enhancing Economic Opportunities for Older Unemployed Workers

Provides tips and fresh perspectives specific to the mature job seeker and expectations related to today’s workplace. How to use “net giving”, a networking alternative for finding your job niche and building on your strengths and experience.

Download flyer.

To register call 905.459.8855 today.

Times: 10:00am to 12:00pm

Date: 2019-07-04

Located at: Employment Services, Brampton

Fees: None

Region: Peel | Date: 2019-07-04 | Employment Services, Brampton

Enhancing Economic Opportunities for Older Unemployed Workers

Provides tips and fresh perspectives specific to the mature job seeker and expectations related to today’s workplace. How to use “net giving”, a networking alternative for finding your job niche and building on your strengths and experience.

Download flyer.

To register call 905.459.8855 today.

Times: 10:00am to 12:00pm

Date: 2019-06-27

Located at: Employment Services, Brampton

Fees: None

Region: Peel | Date: 2019-06-27 | Employment Services, Brampton

Introduction to Entrepreneurship - Vaughan Business Enterprise Centre

Local connection to business resources for entrepreneurs. Whether you want to start or grow your business, the Vaughan Business Enterprise Centre (VBEC) is a one-stop source for business information, resources, and guidance. Remember, VBEC not only assists those looking to start a new business, but can help every step of the way. VBEC programs and services offer continual support and guidance to local business owners.

To register call 905.669.5627 today.

Times: 9:30am to 11:00am

Date: 2019-07-18

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: 2019-07-18 | Vaughan Centre

Job Search Strategies

  • Develop job hunting skills needed to research, find and apply for specific jobs in related field or industry.
  • Unsure where to look for work or what's available? Join us in learning how to prepare yourself for opportunities in this new and demanding labour market.

To register call 416.588.2240 today.

Times: 10:00am to 11:00am

Date: 2019-06-26

Located at: Employment Services, Weston

Fees: None

Region: Toronto | Date: 2019-06-26 | Employment Services, Weston

LinkedIn

This session gives insights and practical tips about what networking is and how to tap into the power of networking in a way that everybody feels good about it. In this workshop you will learn the first steps how to create and configure a strong Linkedln profile and leverage this social media platform.

To register call 905.669.5627 today.

Times: 9:30am to 11:00am

Date: 2019-06-26

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: 2019-06-26 | Vaughan Centre

LinkedIn

This session gives insights and practical tips about what networking is and how to tap into the power of networking in a way that everybody feels good about it. In this workshop you will learn the first steps how to create and configure a strong Linkedln profile and leverage this social media platform.

To register call 905.669.5627 today.

Times: 9:30am to 11:00am

Date: 2019-07-26

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: 2019-07-26 | Vaughan Centre

Mentoring For Newcomers Info Session - By appointment only

Information session on The Mentoring Partnership, a government-funded program that brings together recent skilled immigrants and established professionals in occupation-specific mentoring relationships. Find out about what it takes to become a “mentee” and get the inside perspective on your career path.

To register call 905.567.0482 today.

Times: 9:00am to 12:00pm

Date: 2019-06-27

Located at: Employment Services, Mississauga

Fees: None

Region: Peel | Date: 2019-06-27 | Employment Services, Mississauga

Networking and Job Search Strategies

88% of jobs are not advertised!

  • Find out where the jobs are and how to gain access to them
  • Discover how easy it is to network to get employed

To register call 905.459.8855 today.

Times: 9:30am to 10:45am

Date: 2019-06-26

Located at: Employment Services, Brampton

Fees: None

Region: Peel | Date: 2019-06-26 | Employment Services, Brampton

netWORKS Orientation: 18-29 years old

Are you between 18 and 29 years old and excited about getting your career started? netWORKS is a new way to make connections with mentors who can help you get your career off the ground.

To register call 905.669.5627 today.

Times: 9:00am to 12:00pm

Date: 2019-07-09

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: 2019-07-09 | Vaughan Centre

Power of LinkedIn and Internet in Job Search

Workshop on navigating through occupation specific websites, exploring internet job boards, conducting research on industry clusters and developing/enhancing your LinkedIn Profile.

To register call 905.567.0482 today.

Times: 9:00am to 12:00pm

Date: 2019-06-28

Located at: Employment Services, Mississauga

Fees: None

Region: Peel | Date: 2019-06-28 | Employment Services, Mississauga

Practice Interview - By appointment only

Be prepared for your interviews. One-on-one 30 minute practice interview.

Dates: June 3, 7, 10, 13, 14, 17, 21, 24, 25 & 27

Pre-requisite: Ace Your Interview Workshop. BY APPOINTMENT ONLY!

To register call 905.669.5627 today.

Times:

Date: 2019-06-27

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: 2019-06-27 | Vaughan Centre

Resume Critique

One-hour resume critique. Prerequisite: Strategic Resume Writing Workshop.

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. To register call 416.588.2240 today.

Times: 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Date: 2019-06-27

Located at: Employment Services, Weston

Fees: None

Region: Toronto | Date: 2019-06-27 | Employment Services, Weston

Resume Writing Basics

Learn to write a targeted résumé using résumé writing basics; utilize powerful action verbs, keywords and accomplishment statements.

To register call 905.669.5627 today.

Times: 9:30am to 11:00am

Date: 2019-06-27

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: 2019-06-27 | Vaughan Centre

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