Description
Description (Service) All classes currently offered online. Call or email to find out the next cohort start date, or check out our website, connect2SKILLS.ca 
 
Free training geared to preparing participants for jobs in manufacturing, hospitality and tourism, and construction in Perth and Huron Counties. Paid job placement at the end of the training. 6 weeks training - 4 weeks in class training and 2 weeks paid job placement. Construction is 3 weeks online and 3 weeks in person plus a 2 week placement. Includes computer support, work supplies and coaching. Up to 12 months of training and support. 
 
Manufacturing training program includes Lean & 5S Procedures, Lockout/Tagout, WHMIS, Health & Safety Awareness  
 
Construction training program includes Working at Heights, Confined Spaces, WHMIS, Health & Safety Awareness and is 6 weeks training with 3 weeks in class training and 3 weeks paid job placement 
 
Hospitality & Tourism Employee Skills Enhancement training includes customer service excellence, safe food handling, SmartServe, WHMIS, workplace mental health awareness and respect & inclusion in the workplace.
Service Details
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Dates Vary, contact for details.
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County ; Huron County ; Perth County
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Unemployed or working less that 20 hours/week. Not in school or enrolled in another training program. Legal to work in Canada. Have photo ID. Physically able and willing to work, stable internet connection and access to a computer with a webcam to take part in online training. Must be available Monday to Friday from 9 - 3:30. Do not have to be referred or on social assistance. Require basic computer skills, speak and understand English.
Application Contact or visit website
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Walkerton, ON
Located In Community Walkerton
Address & Map
Victoria Jubilee Hall
111 Jackson St S, Suite 1
Walkerton, On N0G 2V0
Intersection Jackson and Scott Street
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-881-2725
Toll Free Phone 1-888-774-1468
E-Mail c2s@planningboard.ca
Website https://www.connect2skills.ca/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/FourCountyLabourMarketPlanningBoard
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/four-county-labour-market-planning-board/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/GemmaFCLMPB
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/WorkforceBGHP
Primary Contact Dana Soucie, Operations Manager; Phone: (Cell) 226-921-7194; Email: c2s@planningboard.ca
Primary Executive Gemma Mendez-Smith, Executive Director; Phone: 519-881-9473; Email: executivedirector@planningboard.ca
Alternate Executive Jordan Meisel, Program Manager, connect2SKILLS; Email: jordan@planningboard.ca

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