connect2SKILLS Manufacturing-Warehousing has closed its office to the public until further notice as a precautionary measure in response to COVID-19. Workforce Planning Board and connect2SKILLS staff are working remotely. We will continue to support our partners and participants in the communities and will respond to inquiries for information and service. Stay safe.
VIsit the Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie website for up-to-date local labour market information.
New Online Program
Starting June 22, 2020!
Serving the Grand Erie Region!
(Brantford-Brant, Norfolk, Haldimand, Six Nations and New Credit)
week HANDS-ON training
weeks PAID job placement
Why Learn Online:
Improve your technical skills
Comfortable learning environment
Supporting your family
Improving computer skills
Take this quiz to see if you're ready to learn online:
Tips on how to succeed while learning online:
Minimum requirements needed to take an online course
Laptop or Desktop
Speakers + Microphone
A Quiet Space
Details about this program
Start date: June 22nd 2020
Hours per week: 30-40
All course materials, presentations, videos, discussions will occur online
Are you looking to upgrade your skills?
connect2SKILLS offers 6 weeks of FREE Online training + 1 Week of hands-on training with an opportunity for 2 weeks PAID job placement upon completion to prepare you for the Manufacturing & Warehousing industry in the Grand Erie area!
INTERESTED? Book an appointment with us!
What else do you get?
Financial and social SUPPORT
CONNECTIONS to local businesses
FIRST AID/CPR Certification
Opportunity for EMPLOYMENT
CERTIFICATE of Recognition and College Credits from Conestoga College!
Workers who handle, move, load and unload materials 50 lbs or less and over 100 lbs with a variety of materials handling equipment.
Workers that operate and maintain equipment in a factory or warehouse and prepare items, involves assembling. and checking product parts, ensuring that all machinery runs smoothly.
Shipper & Receiver
Workers who manually ship, receive and record the movement of parts, supplies, materials, equipment and stock to and from an area.
Workers who maintain the desired level of quality in a service or product, especially by means of attention to every stage of the process of delivery or production.
Workers that use basic communication, math and literacy skills to operate technology to co-ordinate and count products.
Workers who use equipment to assist with manufacturing, packaging, and other steps along a production line, calibrating equipment, monitoring gauges, cleaning and maintenance.
Warehousing-logistics is Brantford-Brant's 4th largest employer and is expected to grow. Employment in the Transportation and Warehousing sector grew by 300 between Feb 2020 and March 2020. It was one of the very few sectors that grew in 2020.
*Source: Research conducted by Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie