Sector-Specific, Terminology, Information and Counselling
STIC is a 3 week program designed to assist internationally trained professions with an explanation of the licensing and certification process. It highlights the standards of professional practice in Ontario. This tool provides assistance with learning about the Canadian workforce and job search culture. Participants will learn how to develop professional peer networks and receive enhanced specific support in the areas of Accounting, Engineering, Healthcare and Motor Vehicle Mechanics.
Classes will run Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. Classes are limited to 15 participants.
STIC Program Outline:
- Week One: Workplace Communication and Terminology. Within each lesson relevant terminology is examined to verify a level of knowledge necessary for the accomplishment of the tasks.
- Week Two: Communication and Terminology for Licensing. This module examines documents related to licensing, and is introduced within a functional context. Participants will have the opportunity to have their foreign credentials evaluated through World Education Services.
- Week Three: Communication and Terminology for Job Search. Contains lessons where participants gain critical skills in reading job postings for employer requirements and matching their skills, attributes, educational background and experience to those required by employers in the field.
Clients will have the opportunity to participate in Job Development Placement Support Services offered at the Centre which offer subsidized/unsubsidized placements with local employers that may result in ongoing employment.
The program utilizes the expertise and knowledge of guest speakers from the specific sectors, with relation to job search, workplace terminology and licensing requirements.
- All participants must be able to communicate effectively in English. Otherwise their intervention would be ESL or LINC classes, prior to program admission.
- Clients will be required to complete Canadian Language Benchmark testing prior to acceptance into the program with a minimum of CLB 6.
- Must register and attend the General Information Session.
If you are interested in this program, you must book an appointment with one of our Counsellors.
For more information, or to register contact us.