Update Your Skills
Boost Your Career
Next Class Starts November 16th
Serving Brantford, Brant, Norfolk, Haldimand, Six Nations and New Credit
INTERESTED in SKILLS2ADVANCE?
SKILLS2ADVANCE offers 6 weeks of FREE Online training + 1 Week of hands-on training with an opportunity for 2 weeks PAID job placement to prepare you for the Manufacturing & Warehousing industry in the Grand Erie area!
Contact us to discuss if this program is right for you
Complete the easy sign up process
Finish online classes,
certifications & placement
Get the job you wanted!
Hours per week: 30-40
6 weeks online training
8:30 am-4:30 pm
All course materials, presentations, videos, discussions will occur online
Get The Right Skills To Succeed:
Financial and social SUPPORT
CONNECTIONS to local businesses
Opportunity for EMPLOYMENT
CERTIFICATE of Recognition and College Credits from Conestoga College!
18+ years old
Not in school
Interested in a career in Manufacturing & Warehousing
Legally entitled to work in Canada
Living in Grand Erie region
Can lift up to 50 lbs
Can stand for long periods of time
Low to medium computer, math & literacy level
Can commit to 7 weeks of training, Mon-Fri, between 8:30-4:30
Very comfortable using computers & other related technology
Able to learn online
Working less than 20 hours a week
Living on low household income
Currently working, but facing challenges in employment
If you match all of these requirements click below:
Support your family
Improve computer skills
Improve technical skills
Learn from home
Minimum requirements needed to take an online course
Laptop or Desktop
Speakers + Microphone
A Quiet Space
Handle, move, load and unload materials 50 lbs or less and over 100 lbs with a variety of materials handling equipment.
Operate and maintain equipment in a factory or warehouse and prepare items, involves assembling. and checking product parts.
Maintain the desired level of quality in a service or product, especially by means of attention to every stage of the process.
Shipper & Receiver
Manually ship, receive and record the movement of parts, supplies, materials, equipment and stock to and from an area.
Use basic communication, math and literacy skills to operate technology to co-ordinate and count products.
Use equipment to assist with manufacturing, packaging, and other steps along a production line.
What our Graduates say
I am very satisfied with this course. Program is balanced very well and designed to meet people's needs in getting desired jobs. Big variety of different companies interested for employees, positions you can choose from to get desired job, 2 weeks probation period letting you to put your foot into profession. Friendly staff, very helpful for participants, with excellent professional and communication skills.
Marc C (Cohort 5)
Warehousing-logistics is Brantford-Brant's 4th largest employer and is expected to grow. Employment in the Transportation and Warehousing sector grew between Feb 2020 and June 2020. One of the very few sectors growing in 2020.
*Source: Research conducted by Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie