The Centre for Skills Development & Training (The Centre) supports people at all stages of life to become employed through personal workforce development services and specialized education programs. Operating since 1988, The Centre is a not-for-profit affiliate of the Halton District School Board providing people of diverse professional, economic and cultural backgrounds the skills for success.
The Centre also provides corporations a suite of human resources services including recruitment, hiring, outplacement and specialized training. We support residents, immigrants and businesses at seven locations across Halton Region and Mississauga.
Services at a Glance:
- Employment Services – Individuals receive personalized help with their job search and/or career planning.
- Pre-apprenticeship skilled trades training – Training is offered in construction, electrical and millwright/machinist trades where students get trained and job-ready fast.
- Services for new immigrants to Canada – Clients get support in settling into the community, finding work in their field, and improving their English language skills.
- Services for employers – Employers receive assistance to recruit, retain, develop and transition their workforce.