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Number of current workshops: 59

Ace Your Virtual Interview

The Interview 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.

Webinars are available to individuals who live in the Region of Peel, Toronto or York Region and seeking employment, improving their employment opportunities, or interested in upgrading their skills.

To register click here

Times: 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Date: 2020-07-23

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-07-23

Ace Your Virtual Interview

The Interview 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.

Webinars are available to individuals who live in the Region of Peel, Toronto or York Region and seeking employment, improving their employment opportunities, or interested in upgrading their skills.

To register click here

Times: 10:00am to 12:00pm

Date: 2020-07-30

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-07-30

Ace Your Virtual Interview

The Interview 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.

Webinars are available to individuals who live in the Region of Peel, Toronto or York Region and seeking employment, improving their employment opportunities, or interested in upgrading their skills.

To register click here

Times: 10:00am to 12:00pm

Date: 2020-07-16

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-07-16

Certified Food Handling Online Program

The Food Handler Certification program teaches you how to safely prepare, store and serve food.

Topics covered:

  • Microorganisms
  • Foodborne Illness
  • Pest Control
  • Food Protection
  • Cross Food Contamination
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Safe Food Handling Methods

Online Requirement:

  • Must have a stable connection to the internet
  • Must have a working webcam

Upon successful completion of the online training, you will receive an activation token to write the exam. Participants must provide a government ID before taking the exam. Must be unemployed and out of school.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 9:00 am - 1:00 am. Limited seats are available!

To register, please email westonemployment@costi.org or call 416.588.2240

Download flyer here

Times: 9:00am to 11:00am

Date: 2020-07-15

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-07-15

COSTI Employment Services Information Session Webinar

Learn about our services and how we can help you with job search and to market yourself during this challenging time. Learn about programs we offer that can help you to prepare for employment and see if you qualify.

Webinars are available to individuals who live in the Region of Peel, Toronto or York Region and seeking employment, improving their employment opportunities, or interested in upgrading their skills.

To register click here 

Times: 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Date: 2020-07-30

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-07-30

COSTI Employment Services Information Session Webinar

Learn about our services and how we can help you with job search and to market yourself during this challenging time. Learn about programs we offer that can help you to prepare for employment and see if you qualify.

Webinars are available to individuals who live in the Region of Peel, Toronto or York Region and seeking employment, improving their employment opportunities, or interested in upgrading their skills.

To register click here 

Times: 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Date: 2020-07-23

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-07-23

Credential Evaluation and Assessment

Are You internationally trained and looking to start working in Canada? Join us for this informative session where you will find out how and where to get your credentials evaluated.

Webinars are available to individuals who live in the Region of Peel, Toronto or York Region and seeking employment, improving their employment opportunities, or interested in upgrading their skills.

To register click here

Times: 2:00am to 4:00am

Date: 2020-07-16

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-07-16

Customer Service Preparation Online Course

In this course you will learn the basic skills needed to work in all types of jobs; whether you work with customers in person or over the telephone. Certificate upon completion

Date: July 13 - 31, 2020

Webinars are available to individuals who live in the Region of Peel, Toronto or York Region and seeking employment, improving their employment opportunities, or interested in upgrading their skills.

To create an account or to register click here or email costionlineservices@costi.org 

To access the course you will need an enrollment key which you will receive 3 days prior to the course start date.

Times:

Date: 2020-07-13

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-07-13

Digital and Media Literacy Training Program- Virtual

Digital and Media Literacy Skills are vital tools for education, employment, and community engagement.  The Digital and Media Literacy training program is designed to help those with little or no digital skills learn how to use digital technologies for everyday use. Learn skills needed to apply for jobs, make medical appointments, and complete financial transactions online. 

Topics include:

  • Computer and functions
  • Searching the Internet effectively
  • Shopping and banking online
  • Social media and online communication
  • Job searching and studying online
  • Protecting privacy and security online

Register today to receive training to improve your skills and confidence so that you can fully participate in the digital society.

Call us at 416.244.9980 or email linctoronto@costi.org

The program will run for 20 weeks starting in June 2020.

Download flyer here

Times:

Date: Ongoing

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: Ongoing

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: Virtual | 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: Virtual | Date: Ongoing | Enhanced Language Training Services

Enhanced Language Training for Accounting and Finance, Office Administration and Customer Service, Teaching, Information Technology, and Health Care 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: Virtual | Date: Ongoing | Language & Skills Training Services, Markham North

Enhanced Language Training for Accounting and Finance, Office Administration and Customer Service, Teaching, Information Technology, and Health Care 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: Virtual | Date: Ongoing | Language, Settlement & Skills Training Services, Richmond Hill

Enhanced Language Training for Accounting and Finance, Office Administration and Customer Service, Teaching, Information Technology, and Health Care 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: Virtual | Date: Ongoing | Language & Skills Training Services, Markham South

Enhanced Language Training for Accounting and Finance, Office Administration and Customer Service, Teaching, Information Technology, and Health Care 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: Virtual | Date: Ongoing | Language, Settlement & Skills Training Services, Vaughan

Enhanced Language Training for Accounting and Finance, Office Administration and Customer Service, Teaching, Information Technology, and Health Care 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 289.841.3032 today.

Times: 8:30am to 4:30pm

Date: Ongoing

Located at: Language & Skills Training Services, Newmarket

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: Ongoing | Language & Skills Training Services, Newmarket

Introduction to LinkedIn - The Basics Webinar

You have heard so much about LinkedIn and are now interested in seeing what everyone is talking about. If you do not have an account, join us for this webinar as we take you through the steps of creating an account and a profile.

Webinars are available to individuals who live in the Region of Peel, Toronto or York Region and seeking employment, improving their employment opportunities, or interested in upgrading their skills.

To register click here 

Times: 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Date: 2020-07-21

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-07-21

Job Search Strategies Webinar

  • 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.

Webinars are available to individuals who live in the Region of Peel, Toronto or York Region and seeking employment, improving their employment opportunities, or interested in upgrading their skills.

To register click here 

Times: 10:00am to 11:30am

Date: 2020-07-29

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-07-29

Job Search Strategies Webinar

  • 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.

Webinars are available to individuals who live in the Region of Peel, Toronto or York Region and seeking employment, improving their employment opportunities, or interested in upgrading their skills.

To register click here 

Times: 10:00am to 11:30am

Date: 2020-07-22

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-07-22

Job Search Strategies Webinar

  • 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.

Webinars are available to individuals who live in the Region of Peel, Toronto or York Region and seeking employment, improving their employment opportunities, or interested in upgrading their skills.

To register click here 

Times: 10:00am to 11:30am

Date: 2020-07-15

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-07-15

Mock Virtual Interview

During these challenging times, how we interview has changed. Take our Ace Your  Interview webinar and then sign up to practice your interview skills using Zoom, one of the many online platforms.

To register click here

Webinars are available to individuals who live in the Region of Peel, Toronto or York Region and seeking employment, improving their employment opportunities, or interested in upgrading their skills.

Times: 10:00am to 12:00pm

Date: 2020-07-31

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-07-31

Mock Virtual Interview

During these challenging times, how we interview has changed. Take our Ace Your  Interview webinar and then sign up to practice your interview skills using Zoom, one of the many online platforms.

To register click here

Webinars are available to individuals who live in the Region of Peel, Toronto or York Region and seeking employment, improving their employment opportunities, or interested in upgrading their skills.

Times: 10:00am to 12:00pm

Date: 2020-07-24

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-07-24

Mock Virtual Interview

During these challenging times, how we interview has changed. Take our Ace Your  Interview webinar and then sign up to practice your interview skills using Zoom, one of the many online platforms.

To register click here

Webinars are available to individuals who live in the Region of Peel, Toronto or York Region and seeking employment, improving their employment opportunities, or interested in upgrading their skills.

Times: 10:00am to 12:00pm

Date: 2020-07-17

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-07-17

Mock Virtual Interview

During these challenging times, how we interview has changed. Take our Ace Your  Interview webinar and then sign up to practice your interview skills using Zoom, one of the many online platforms.

To register click here

Webinars are available to individuals who live in the Region of Peel, Toronto or York Region and seeking employment, improving their employment opportunities, or interested in upgrading their skills.

Times: 10:00am to 12:00pm

Date: 2020-07-10

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-07-10

netWORKS for Youth - Orientation Webinar

netWORKS is a program for youth between the ages of 18 and 29, who are excited about getting their career started. 

Webinars are available to individuals who live in the Region of Peel, Toronto or York Region and seeking employment, improving their employment opportunities, or interested in upgrading their skills.

To register send email to  antoaneta.cvetkoska@costi.org 

Times: 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Date: 2020-07-20

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-07-20

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