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Number of current workshops: 55

Accelerated Cybersecurity Training Program

Learn about the new Accelerated Cybersecurity Training Program now available in Peel.

This 20-week intensive cybersecurity training and certification program is designed to give promising learners from diverse backgrounds the skills they need to launch careers in the cybersecurity sector. 

Attend an Information Session:

  • Friday, October 25, 2019 -  February 2020 Cohort 
  • Friday, November 22, 2019 -  April 2020 Cohort 

Time: 1:00 pm — 2:00 pm

To register, call 905.567.0482 or send an email to mississaugaemployment@costi.org or click here to register online.

Download flyer here

Times: 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Date: 2019-11-22

Located at: Employment Services, Mississauga

Fees: None

Region: Peel | Date: 2019-11-22 | Employment Services, Mississauga

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 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

To register call 905.669.5627 today.

Times: 9:30am to 12:00pm

Date: 2019-11-27

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: 2019-11-27 | Vaughan Centre

Ace Your 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

To register call 416.588.2240 today.

Service Location: Weston Community Hub, 1765 Weston Road, York, ON M9N 3P7.

Times: 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Date: 2019-11-21

Located at: Employment Services, Weston

Fees: None

Region: Toronto | Date: 2019-11-21 | Employment Services, Weston

Ace Your 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

To register call 905.669.5627 today.

Times: 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Date: 2019-12-10

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: 2019-12-10 | Vaughan Centre

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

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Region: York | Date: Ongoing | Vaughan Centre

Career Cruising

This exciting and new online career guidance and planning system is a useful tool for people of all ages to find the right career, explore education and training options, and build their own portfolio.

To register call 416.588.2240 today.

Times: 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Date: 2019-11-28

Located at: Employment Services, Weston

Fees: None

Region: Toronto | Date: 2019-11-28 | Employment Services, Weston

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

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: 2019-11-21

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: 2019-11-21 | 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: 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Date: 2019-11-28

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: 2019-11-28 | Vaughan Centre

Mock Interview - By appointment only

Be prepared for your interview! One-on-one one-hour practice interview.

To register call 416.588.2240 today.

Times: 10:00am to 11:00am

Date: 2019-11-15

Located at: Employment Services, Weston

Fees: None

Region: Toronto | Date: 2019-11-15 | Employment Services, Weston

Mock Interview - By appointment only

Be prepared for your interview! One-on-one one-hour practice interview.

To register call 416.588.2240 today.

Times: 10:00am to 11:00am

Date: 2019-11-22

Located at: Employment Services, Weston

Fees: None

Region: Toronto | Date: 2019-11-22 | Employment Services, Weston

Mock Interview - By appointment only

Be prepared for your interview! One-on-one one-hour practice interview.

To register call 416.588.2240 today.

Times: 10:00am to 11:00am

Date: 2019-11-29

Located at: Employment Services, Weston

Fees: None

Region: Toronto | Date: 2019-11-29 | Employment Services, Weston

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 905.669.562 today.

Times: 9:30am to 12:00pm

Date: 2019-12-04

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: 2019-12-04 | Vaughan Centre

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 905.669.562 today.

Times: 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Date: 2019-12-17

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: 2019-12-17 | Vaughan Centre

netWORKS Orientation: 18-29 years old

If 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 1:00pm

Date: 2019-11-26

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: 2019-11-26 | Vaughan Centre

Online Job Search Tips and Tools

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 416.588.2240 today.

Times: 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Date: 2019-11-19

Located at: Employment Services, Weston

Fees: None

Region: Toronto | Date: 2019-11-19 | Employment Services, Weston

Online Job Search Tips and Tools

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 416.588.2240 today.

Times: 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Date: 2019-11-26

Located at: Employment Services, Weston

Fees: None

Region: Toronto | Date: 2019-11-26 | Employment Services, Weston

Practice Interview - By appointment only

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

Dates: November 1, 11, 13, 15, 18, 19, 25, and 29

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

To register call 905.669.5627 today.

Times:

Date: 2019-11-15

Located at: Vaughan Centre

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: 2019-11-15 | Vaughan Centre

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