COVID-19 Statement:

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)

6

weeks

FREE online

learning

week HANDS-ON training

& certifications

weeks PAID job placement

2

1

Why Learn Online:

  • Improve your technical skills
  • Comfortable learning environment
  • Career advancement
  • Transfer credits
  • 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

Internet Access

Webcam

Speakers + Microphone

Email Address

A Quiet Space 

Designated Time

Details about this program

  • Start date: June 22nd 2020

  • Hours per week: 30-40

  • Monday- Friday

  • 8:30am- 4:30pm

  • 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

FORKLIFT/REACH training! 

FIRST AID/CPR Certification

Opportunity for EMPLOYMENT

CERTIFICATE of Recognition and College Credits from Conestoga College! 

Graduation CEREMONY!

Possible Careers!

Material Handler

Workers who handle, move, load and unload materials 50 lbs or less and over 100 lbs with a variety of materials handling equipment. 

Manufacturing Associate

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.  

Quality Assurance

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.

Inventory Associate

Workers that use basic communication, math and literacy skills to operate technology to co-ordinate and count products.

Production Operator

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

connect2skills@workforceplanningboard.org

 

519-756-1116 ext. 223

 

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