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Skilled Trades

Our programs get students trained for rewarding careers in less than half the time of similar college programs.

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Training & Upgrading

Develop new or build on existing skills with our academic upgrading and training programs.

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News From The Centre

In partnership with the Ontario Centre for Workforce Innovation (OCWI), The Centre for Skills Development & Training (The Centre) is implementing and evaluating a new model of shared apprenticeship called the Ontario Adult Apprenticeship Program (OAAP).

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On March 23, we celebrated the graduation ceremony for our first Home Renovation for Newcomers class. 

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Celebrating International Women's Day this week, IKEA Canada works towards building a more inclusive and equal world through their partnership with Canadian Women's Foundation. 

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Recent Job Postings

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Full time
TO APPLY : Email your resume to

Aerial CATV Distribution Technicians Needed
We are currently seeking experienced and motivated Aerial CATV Distribution Technicians to join our Network Services operations in Ontario for permanent, full-time positions. Make the move to Ramkey Communications Inc. NOW!
Why Ramkey?
• Comprehensive Benefit package
• Employer-matched Pension Plan
• Work related Company vehicle and associated expenses
• Proven 17+ year track record
• Telecommunications Specialists
• Industry Experts

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Install aerial strand, down guys, anchors
• Lashing cable and fiber
• Operate cable lashing machines and other lineman equipment
• Outside Plant (OSP) line construction with coax, copper and fibre cables
• Pole transfers and associated tasks
• Reading and interpreting plans and locates
• Complete As Built drawings.
• Operate vehicle-mounted aerial device equipment
• Load and unload equipment and cable trailers
• Perform testing and troubleshooting if required
• Follow safe work practices and procedures

Experience Required:
• Minimum 1 year of Aerial CATV Distribution Technician related experience in a telecommunications environment
• Technical training, certification an asset
• Preference given to candidates with telecommunication ( telecom ) experience in outside plant construction (OSP) and FTTx projects

Additional Requirements:
• Possess a valid driver’s license ( clean Driver abstract required to be insurable)
• Willing to work overtime, weekends, evenings and emergency call outs when required • Possibility of travel on short projects
• Able to take direction
• Successful candidates will need to pass criminal records check
• Self-motivated, disciplined, organized and a team player
• Physically fit
• Able to work in varied weather conditions
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines and repetitive tasks
• Work at heights and within confined spaces.
• Must adhere to all company specific policies and regulations

Job Type: Full-time
Full time (seasonal April to Dec/Jan)
Burlington, ON

Home Service Teams is family-owned and operated right here in Burlington, Ontario. Since opening its doors in 2011, Home Service Teams treats every customer like they are family. Their services come with a personal touch.
Currently Home Services Teams is hiring Crew Members
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must have full G license to operate company vehicle
  • Must have or be willing to undergo training for working at heights
  • Must have reliable transportation to get to shop location to begin day with company vehicle (Leighland Rd Burlington - conveniently located next to the QEW)
  • Mostly ground level but some ladder work required
  • Commercial and residential window cleaning using a water-fed pole system
  • Residential Gutter cleaning Installing and removal of holiday lighting in the winter

Full training given.
Full time from mid April to December with seasonal slow downs/or shutdowns around Christmas period Heights training paid for by us - come get qualified
Work locations can vary from south to North Burlington to South and North Oakville to Grimsby and Stoneycreek

TO APPLY: Please apply through your Employment Advisor at The Centre And reference JOB ID#  JV505  If you are not working with an Advisor, and need help with your job search please contact one of our sites:
TO APPLY: Please apply through your Employment Advisor at The Centre. If you are not working with an Advisor, and need help with your job search please contact one of our sites:

• Retail/Customer service position at a party supply store
• 25 to 35 hours per week, $14/hour
• Good customer service and strong communication skills
• Must be able to print neatly and have accurate spelling skills for the purposes of completing customer orders
• work shifts can run any time between open and close Monday to Sunday.

NOTE: Must not be allergic to latex as part of your role will have you handling balloons.
Full Time
TO APPLY: Please email your resume to  AND reference the POST ID# in the subject line 

Burlington based telecom company requires an Entry Level Business Telephone Installer to perform installation and service of Business Telephone Systems in the Golden Horseshoe area. Instatel Communications has been selling and supporting telecommunication and network equipment to businesses across Canada for over 32 years. We offer an exciting work environment that presents new challenges and opportunities on a daily basis.

Job Description:
The Entry Level Field Technician will drive a company van and be trained on installation and service of Digital and VoIP based business telephone systems, support of legacy business telephone systems, installation of patch panels, racks, Cat5e/6 cabling and CCTV surveillance camera systems. Some IT support may be available based on applicant skills.

  • Looking for an ambitious, technically minded individual to become a Field Technician with our company.
  • Applicants with basic to no experience installing/servicing business phone systems are welcome to apply.
  • Any applicants with previous experience installing Toshiba, Panasonic, Avaya, Cisco, Nortel or other VoIP business phone systems is an asset.
  • Experience installing Network Cabling CAT5e/6 is also an asset.
  • Working at heights from ladders or Skyjacks is required from time-to-time.
  • Must be comfortable with heights.
  • Applicants must have strong technical computer skills.
  • Experience installing routers and switches or any IT experience working on Windows Desktops and Servers is an asset but is not the primary focus of the job.
  • The successful candidate will be trained and certified on Digital and VoIP business telephone systems from Panasonic, Toshiba and NEC. It’s essential that the chosen applicant possess excellent technical, troubleshooting, analytical and organizational skills along with great people skills.
  • A strong command of the English Language both written and oral is a must. Candidate must have a clean driving record and be able to provide an abstract on request.

Only applicants willing to report to our Burlington office each day need apply.
This is a full-time position from 8:30AM to 5:00PM, Monday to Friday.
Occasional overtime and weekend work will be required.
Compensation: Hourly wage based on experience.

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