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Jun 20, 2018 Interested in Learning English This Summer? Join our ESL Summer Classes!
With a qualified teacher in a comfortable environment, learn all about the Canadian Culture, common English expresions and practice your language skills in our ESL Summer Classes. Register today!
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Jun 06, 2018 Centre Staff and Client Honoured By Newcomer Recognition Awards!

Last night's Newcomer Recognition Awards proved to be a very exciting evening for The Centre, as three of our staff and one client were honoured by The Halton Newcomer Strategy.

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Jun 04, 2018 Join us at the Spring Job Fair - Wednesday June 13

Join us on Thursday, June 14 for our Skilled Trades Open House! Attend this informative event to meet employers, graduates, instructors and job developers in the Skilled Trades industry. Register today at: skilledtradesopenhouse.eventbrite.ca

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Jun 01, 2018 Join us at the Spring Job Fair - Wednesday June 13

Meet face to face with multiple companies hiring throughout the Halton and surrounding regions at our Spring Job Fair on Wednesday June 13 at the Burlington Convention Centre! Register at: https://centre-job-fair.eventbrite.ca  

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May 31, 2018 Tiny Home RV Program - Henry Blueskin VP100 Housewrap

The Centre for Skills Development & Training is honoured to have the generous support of Henry Blueskin VP100 Housewrap as one of the sponsors for our Tiny Home RV Program!

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May 24, 2018 The Centre Launches Our Tiny Home RV Program

The Centre for Skills Development & Training in partnership with the Rotary Club of Oakville Trafalgar (RCOT) is proud to announce the launching of our Tiny Home RV program. 

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Apr 30, 2018 The Centre's Milton Job Fair Was a Success!

Throughout the day, over 300 interested community members bustled inside the Milton Sports Centre to connect with 30+ local employers. 

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Apr 13, 2018 Apprentices and Employers Working Together – The Centre Launches Their Ontario Adult Apprenticeship Program

In partnership with the Ontario Centre for Workforce Innovation (OCWI), The Centre for Skills Development & Training (The Centre) is implementing and evaluating a new model of shared apprenticeship called the Ontario Adult Apprenticeship Program (OAAP).

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Mar 23, 2018 Newcomers to Start New Chapter

On March 23, we celebrated the graduation ceremony for our first Home Renovation for Newcomers class. 

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Mar 09, 2018 IKEA donation to The Centre for WIST space

Celebrating International Women's Day this week, IKEA Canada works towards building a more inclusive and equal world through their partnership with Canadian Women's Foundation. 

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Mar 07, 2018 The Centre receives two Diamond Readers’ Choice Awards

For the fourth year in a row, The Centre for Skills Development & Training has been awarded in two categories of the Burlington Post Readers’ Choice Awards.

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Feb 25, 2018 The Centre Showing Our Olympic Spirit – Go Canada Go!

After John Oliver, Member of Parliament for Oakville announced his exciting contest , asking offices, families, friends and organizations of all kinds to show their Olympic spirit and support of Team Canada, The Centre wanted to show they were up for the challenge!

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Feb 25, 2018 Karina Gould, Government of Canada Minister of Democratic Institutions Makes announcement at The Centre about the Canada Learning Bond

When more people can afford post-secondary education, our economy can grow and our middle class can thrive. That is why the Government of Canada is helping more low- and middle-income families save money for their children’s post-secondary education through the Canada Learning Bond.

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Feb 13, 2018 New Tiny Homes Program a Win for Workers, Communities, and the Environment

Tiny home communities are proving to be a viable affordable housing solution in many parts of the world. In Canada, the tiny house movement addresses several pressing social issues; access to affordable housing, environmental impact, and now, thanks to the innovative new Tiny Homes program from The Centre for Skills Development & Training, even the employment skills gap.

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