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Office: 1-613-498-2111 | TTY: 613-498-3123


Skills Upgrading Programs

Acquire the Knowledge and Skills You Need to Succeed 

Are you finding it difficult to get a job? Consider upgrading your skills! At the Employment + Education Centre (EEC), we offer a range of programs to broaden your job opportunities. Consult our experienced employment coaches about skills training, mentorship programs and workshops that will help improve your employability. Hundreds of individuals in Leeds and Grenville have taken advantage of our short-term training courses and apprenticeship programs to build a successful career.

Do you want to prepare for a new career? You may qualify for financial assistance to help pay for your training. We can determine your suitability for a particular program as well as help you with the application process. Training not only helps acquire new skills but builds your network and confidence too. Set up a meeting to explore your options today.

Second Career Program:

This Ontario government program offers individuals who are unemployed or underemployed, financial assistance to train for a second career. Eligible candidates can access up to $28,000 to pay for a course of up to two years at a community college, accredited post-secondary institution or career college. For further details on this program, visit the MTCU site or connect with an employment coach at our centre.

Whether it is finding a job or building a new career, our employment coaches are here to guide and support you every step of the way. You can count on us to assist you in determining a career path that suits your interests and abilities as well as creating a blueprint for achieving your goals. The ideal time to start is now!  

Skills Upgrade + Expert Employment Advice at EEC

At the Employment + Education Centre (EEC), our services are designed to provide you with the tools you need to compete in an ever-changing job environment and maximize your opportunities. In addition to connecting you with appropriate training, our employment coaches offer expert guidance on navigating the tough job market.

Let us help you reach your full potential.

To schedule a meeting with one of our experienced employment coaches or to learn more about our skills upgrade programs, call 613-498-2111, 1-800-926-0777 (toll free) or 613-498-3123 (TTY).

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