Information and Communications Technology Council

Integrated Work Experience Strategy Program

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Record #: NKT1680 Last Modified: 06 Dec 2013 Last Full Update: 06 Dec 2013
Record Details
FundingProvincial - Government of Ontario ; Federal
Alternate NameIWES
Address116 Lisgar St, Suite 300
Ottawa, ON K2P 0C2
 
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Mailing Address116 Lisgar St, Suite 300 
Ottawa, ON K2P 0C2
Office Phone613-237-8551 
Fax613-230-3490 
E-mailinfo@ictc-ctic.ca
Websiteictc-ctic.ca
Areas ServedOntario ; York Region
LanguagesEnglish
EligibilityPermanent resident in Canada * IT/ICT background and experience * looking for work in IT/ICT field * live in or close to the city where IWES is being delivered * available full-time for 6 training weeks (and for a minimum 3 month practicum afterward) immigrated permanently to Canada within the last 3 years * eligible to work in Canada * post-secondary education * strong command of English Language (speaking, reading, writing, listening) * Canadian Language Benchmark 8 required in each category * have taken courses/workshops in at least one of the following: job search, resume writing, interview skills or other related topics
ApplicationReview the “Eligibility Criteria” and then complete the IWES Prequalification Questionnaire online
DescriptionHelp internationally educated professionals with an information and communications technology background develop the skills needed to succeed in the Canadian workplace * in-classroom training with a focus on workplace cultural intelligence and communication, business networking, community connections and mentoring, followed by guided work experience (or practicum)
SubjectsImmigrants ; Vocational training
Block Update EmailsNo