This program equips immigrant and refugee women with tools and strategies to enhance their employability in the retail sector.
11 weeks of in-class training
4 weeks of combined work experience and training
Training in retail vocabulary, customer service, numeracy
Certificates in Basic Food Safety and WHMIS
Computer training and equipment use
Canadian workplace preparation
Employment skills training
The project is available to immigrant women who are permanent residents, have no more than 12 years of schooling, have Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 4 and require support in obtaining meaningful employment.
Additional Project Information
The program offers three intakes a year:
April - June August - October November - February
Work experience is offered in collaboration with retail businesses. Students are reimbursed for childcare and transportation costs.
For more information please email
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