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Number of current workshops: 29

Accelerated Rogers Cybersecurity Training Program Online Information Session

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

This 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.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Completed high school
  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident or convention refugee living in Canada for at least three years

No cybersecurity experience required! Space is limited, please register in advance.

To register,  click here 

Download flyer here

Times: 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Date: 2020-10-05

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-10-05

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: 2020-09-24

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-09-24

Banking and Finance Virtual Information Session

Are you interested in learning to take care of your financial needs in these challenging times?

Take advantage of this free virtual information session and learn from an expert!

Attend the Virtual Information Session on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:00 am - 12:00 noon

Discussion Topics:

  • How to manage your Finances in these challenging times
  • About the different types of Accounts and their benefits ‘
  • How to open a Bank Account in Canada
  • How to manage and understand debt
  • Which Credit Card is right for you
  • About Banking Security and Fraud

You must pre-register to be granted access to the virtual information session.

To register, click here or call 905.459.8855 or email: BRAMPTONEMPLOYMENT@COSTI.ORG

Download flyer here

Times: 10:00am to 12:00pm

Date: 2020-09-29

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-09-29

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.

Thursday, September 24, 2020, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Limited seats are available, register by September 18th!

To register,  click here or call 647.827.1425

Download flyer here

 

Times: 10:00am to 2:00pm

Date: 2020-09-24

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-09-24

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: 2020-09-24

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-09-24

Digital and Media Literacy Training - Virtual

Opportunity for immigrant women to develop digital literacy and essential skills to help with their employment search and daily life activities.

Participants will also improve basic vocabulary and develop language related to digital and media technology.

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.

To register, call 416.244.9980 or email us at linctoronto@costi.org

Download flyer here

Times:

Date: 2020-10-02

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-10-02

Employment Lawyer: Covid And Your Employment Rights Webinar

Join us on October 1, 2020 to hear guest speaker from Samfiru Tumarking, Labour and Employment group. They will cover the Ontario Employment Standards Act and answer questions related to employment terms, terminations and workers’ rights. 

To register click here 

Times: 10:00am to 11:00am

Date: 2020-10-01

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-10-01

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

From Stress To Success

Are you feeling overhelmed and stressed? Finding it hard to balance life right now?

Do you need the tools to manage stress and help you to adjust to the change?

In this workshop, we will identify the triggers of stress and provide techniques to overcome those feelings.

We will also look at goal setting and prioritizing to help manage life's demands.

To register click here 

Times: 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Date: 2020-09-23

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-09-23

Group Information Sessions - Virtual

Are you looking for employment? COSTI is pleased to offer virtual Group Information Sessions and Workshops to enhance your knowledge about a range of interesting topics including community and government programs and services.

In this virtual session, presented by Jamila Wilson, Facilitator at COSTI Weston Employment Centre, you will learn about:

  •  Online Services, Job Matching and Placement
  • Employment Ontario Training Supports
  • TRIEC Mentoring Partnership
  • Internationally Trained Workers Program for Ontario Works
  • Youth Job Connection and Youth Mentoring Program
  • Resources and Information Services, and much more

To register click here 

Download flyer here

Times: 10:30am to 12:00pm

Date: 2020-09-24

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-09-24

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: 2020-09-23

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-09-23

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: 2020-09-30

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-09-30

Learn English through the use of Computers

Free online class. Learn English using computers!

WHO CAN JOIN THIS CLASS

  • Permanent residents, or who have received a letter from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada confirming approval of their permanent resident status
  • Convention refugees
  • Have Canadian Language Benchmark 2/3
  •  Language assessment will be arranged before registration

WHAT DO YOU NEED FOR THIS CLASS

  • A computer with a webcam and speaker
  • Internet access

Date: October 5, 2020 to December 11, 2020

Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm Monday to Friday

To register, send email to info@welcomecentre.ca  or call Toll-Free: 1-877-761-1155

Download flyer here

Times: 9:00am to 12:00pm

Date: 2020-10-05

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-10-05

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: 2020-09-25

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-09-25

ReNEW Junior IT Analyst Program Information Session - NPower

The ReNEW – Tech Reskilling Program is a Skills Advance Ontario program, to equip Ontario incumbent workers with in-demand skills for Junior IT Analyst roles. This program upskills Ontario incumbent workers in high-demand tech skills for Junior IT Analyst roles.

Training for incumbent workers will be designed in consultation with their employer. Participants will earn the Google IT Support Fundamentals certification, including the following learning outcomes: User Support, Networking and Cloud Fundamentals, Systems Administration, Cloud Infrastructure and IT Service Management, and IT and Network Security.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

  • Greater Toronto Area resident
  • Age 30+
  • Minimum education – high school diploma or GED, earned inside or outside of Canada
  • Advanced English language proficiency – Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) of 7/8 or higher in speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • Valid SIN/Work Permit – work permit must be valid for at least one year after program start
  • Successful completion of program assessment, which will determine the NPower Canada program best aligned with your skills, knowledge and goals
  • Strong, demonstrated motivation to work and learn

To register click here

Download flyer here

Times: 10:00am to 11:00am

Date: 2020-09-29

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-09-29

Second Career Strategy Information Session Webinar

The Second Career Strategy information session will help recently laid off, unemployed workers to make the transition to a new career in a high-skill occupation that is in demand. Second Career Strategy information session provides financial assistance, based on individual needs, to help people with some of the costs associated with long-term training plans, including the cost of tuition and books.

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: 2020-09-30

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-09-30

Service Canada Webinar

SERVICE CANADA PRESENTATION: The guest speaker from Service Canada will cover topics including an overview of programs and services, Youth programs/Job Bank, and importance of your SIN# and fraud.

To register click here

Times: 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Date: 2020-09-24

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-09-24

Speak to a Professional Employment Counsellor Webinar

New to COSTI? Need to speak to someone who can answer your employment questions? Click on the link to register to meet with one of our professional employment consultants

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:

Date: 2020-09-28

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-09-28

TRIEC Mentoring Partnership Information Session Webinar

Reconnect with your profession in Canada! TRIEC Mentoring Partnership helps immigrant professionals reconnect with their careers with the help of a mentor who works in their field in Canada. Learn how to maximize mentoring opportunities in your professional field and become more successful together.

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: 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Date: 2020-09-29

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2020-09-29

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