Description (Service) COVID-19 All classes currently offered online. Next cohort starting Jul 26, 2021 for all industries.

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 Varies
Areas Served Huron County ; Perth County
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up Unemployed or working less that 20 hours/week. Not in school. Physically able and willing to work, stable internet connection and transportation to training site. Do not have to be referred or on social assistance
Hospitality & Tourism Employee Skills Enhancement 18+ and employed full-time in the Hospitality & Tourism industry
Require basic computer skills, laptop with camera and internet access
Application Call or visit website
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Walkerton, ON
Located In Community Walkerton
Address & Map
111 Jackson St S, Suite 1
Walkerton N0G 2V0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-881-2725
Toll Free Phone 1-888-774-1468
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Primary Contact Dana Souchi, Program Manager; Phone: (Cell) 226-921-7194; Email:
Primary Executive Gemma Mendez-Smith, Executive Director; Email:

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