OUR Mission

The Skills2Advance leads to develop a successful and resilient workforce for the Grand Erie Community through industry vetted training.

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Our Process

Manufacturing and Warehousing industry vetted curriculum

In-class mentors, trainers, professionals and guest speakers

Orientation and Onboarding

Free 6 weeks Technical and Essential Skills Training

Interview Skills development, hands on activities, job placements

Unemployed or underemployed adult

Additional soft skills development, hands on activities, external training assistance

Employed adult

Ongoing support for graduate and employer

The Skills2Advance program is a SkillsAdvance Ontario (SAO) pilot project lead by staff members of the Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie and is intended to support workforce development and training in identified key growth sectors. It is funded by the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development and the Government of Canada.

Our Team

Danette Dalton

Executive Director

Kedar Patel

Project Coordinator

Sophie Auger

Project Coordinator

Pedja Perisic

Business Liaison / Job Developer

Kelly Duck

Executive Assistant