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Newcomers Employment Training

Life & Employment Skills Training for Newcomers to Canada

The Newcomers Employment Training (NET) program focuses on life and employment skills for youth who have recently moved to Canada and are struggling to find a job.

Newcomers are defined as anyone who has moved to Canada up to five years ago. In addition, youth are eligible for a work experience placement.

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Participants will receive an allowance equivalent to minimum wage while attending workshops, which run 30 hours a week for 11 weeks.

The goal of NET is to help new Canadian youth gain employment or return to school.


  • Ages 15 to 30
  • Wanting to learn more about workplace culture in Canada
  • Currently unemployed and looking to return to work or school
  • Wanting to start your career but are facing barriers with employment
  • Needing help and don’t know where to start

If this sounds like you, please contact us!

Work experience

There is a work experience component integrated with the NET Program.

Participants have the opportunity to put into practice what they are learning in class and the work experience will take place in a variety of industries, with a focus on skill development.

Program topics

  • Cultural understanding
  • First aid and other industry training
  • Emotional well-being
  • Language and comprehension skills
  • Resumes, applications and cover letters
  • Social skills
  • Financial literacy and budgeting
  • Job search
  • Career planning
  • Communication in the workplace
  • Goal setting
  • Decision making
  • Health and nutrition
  • Workplace human rights
  • Interviewing skills