Bridge Training Programs

General

Also check the list of regulated professions, the list of regulated trades and the list of non-regulated professions.

Access Centre for Regulated Employment (ACRE)

WIL Counselling for Training and Employment

This program offers information, application assistance and referral services to internationally trained individuals who are seeking licensure in one of Ontario’s 35 regulated professions.

Website: http://www.accesscentre.ca
Telephone: 519-858-2348
Email: info@accesscentre.ca
Location: London

Arrimage emploi (Securing Employment)

La Cité collégiale

This program offers workshops on Canada’s corporate culture, employers’ expectations and the necessary steps for internationally trained individuals to find a job in their field.

Website : www.lacitedesaffaires.com/service-immigrants/arrimage.htm
Telephone: 613-742-2475
Email: info@lacitec.on.ca
Location: Ottawa

 

Group Mentorship for Immigrant Employment

WIL Counselling for Training and Employment

This program is a part of London region’s Mentorship for Newcomer Success program. Through this program, immigrant-serving organizations recruit internationally trained individual (“ITI”) mentees and employer umbrella groups engage mentors. Small ‘group mentoring’ sessions bring ITI mentees and employer mentors together in order to allow ITIs to expand their professional networks, obtain industry-specific labour market information and benefit from strengthened business communication skills.

Website: www.wil.ca/immigrants-newcomers/mentorship-programs
Email: mentorship@lmiec.ca
Telephone: 519-663-0774
Location: London

Immigrant Access Fund of Canada Inc.

Immigrant Access Fund: Micro Loans for Internationally Trained Individuals

This project will provide micro loans for qualified internationally trained individuals, to help them pay the costs and fees associated with Ontario Bridge Training programs, licensure/certifications exams, and credential assessments.

In addition, loans may cover living expenses incurred while completing a Bridge Training program or preparing for licensure/certification exams.

Website: www.iafcanada.org/
Email: apply@iafcanada.org
Telephone: 1-855-423-2262
Location: Province-wide

Laurentian University

Project North/Nord

This program offers portfolio development and/or workplace communications skills training for internationally trained professionals in various fields. Through this program, participants will increase their job readiness and access work placements. Professions Nord/North has service locations in North Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, Thunder Bay and Timmins. Services will be provided in both English and French.

Website: www.professionsnorth.ca
Telephone: 705-222-1766
Toll free: 1-866-210-3020
Email: info@professionsnorth.ca
Location: Sudbury

Leadership Connections

ACCES Employment Services

This program assists internationally trained professionals with leadership experience to obtain senior level employment in their field. The program provides participants with workplace communications and culture training for leaders, technical training, employment supports and employer engagement activities. The program’s academic component is offered in partnership with Humber College.

Website: www.accesemployment.ca/index.php/job-seekers-toronto-gta/services
Email: http://www.accesemployment.ca/index.php/acces-employment-staff-directory/toronto/53-toronto/20-rizwan-abdul
Telephone: 416-921-1800
Location: Province-wide

London Middlesex Immigrant Employment Council (“LMIEC”) Job Match Network

WIL Counselling for Training and Employment

This program provides an integrated job matching network for internationally trained immigrants (ITIs) and employers in the Greater London Area.

Website: www.lmiec.ca
Email: info@lmiec.ca
Telephone: 519-663-0774 ext. 228
Location: London

Middle Level Manager with Technical Background Bridge Program

Ryerson University – Chang School of Continuing Education

This is a 15-week program that helps internationally educated professionals with project management experience in the engineering, science, environmental or IT fields, find employment as mid-level managers in their field. The program provides participants with sector-specific courses, a work experience opportunity, employment preparation training and employment supports. Upon completion of the program, participants obtain a Chang School certificate and will be ready to write the Project Management Professional (PMP) Examination offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Website: ce-online.ryerson.ca/ce/default.aspx?id=3300
Email: jose1.garcia@ryerson.ca
Telephone: 416-979-5000 ext. 2599
Location: Toronto

Ottawa Job Match Network

LASI World Skills

This program helps to match internationally trained individuals with employment opportunities commensurate with their experience through a database used by job matching specialists from LASI and its partners. The program also offers a variety of workshops geared to job seekers, employers and mentors to assist with the labour market integration of internationally trained individuals in the Ottawa region. Services are provided in English and French.

Website: www.ottawa-worldskills.org/EN/index.php?q=content/ottawa-job-match-network-ojmn
Email: andy@ottawa-worldskills.org
Telephone: 613-233-0453 ext.343
Location: Ottawa

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