Skills for Change

Site: Trades Win Support Program York

Record Details
Office Phone 416-509-2578
Fax 416-658-6292
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Primary Contact Tanya Lauder, Manager Programs and Services; Phone: 905-764-0202 ext 101 * 416-457-3940; Email:
Established This location opened in 2012
Primary Executive Surranna Sandy, Chief Executive Officer; Email:
Funding Provincial ; Federal ; Donations ; United Way
Description (Service) trades sector-specific bridging program for internationally trained tradespersons * builds on participants expertise to become licensed and job ready * electricians * refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics * industrial millwrights * plumbers * welders * work experience placement, mentoring * employer training incentives for on-the-job training
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Dates Year round
Areas Served Toronto ; York Region ; Peel Region; Durham Region
Eligibility Internationally-trained tradespersons * Canadian citizen, landed immigrant or convention refugee with 4-5 years of work experience in related trade, grade 10 or equivalent education, English Language proficiency (Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment)
Application Call or fill out webform to attend Orientation and Assessment Session
Languages English
Fees None
Located In Community Markham
Address & Map
675 Cochrane Dr, East Tower - 6th Floor
Markham, ON L3R 0B8
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Intersection Woodbine Ave and Highway 7
Physical Access Unknown ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
Service Categories Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ~ Construction/Mining Occupations ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ~ Installation/Maintenance/Repair Occupations ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ~ Internationally Trained Skilled Workers
Print Material Newsletter available on-line; publications available on-line


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