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Upcoming Training and Professional Development Opportunities

Find out about upcoming events available for the Toronto Pearson Employee Community. Learn about training and reskilling opportunities available for workers in transition and seeking new career paths. New initiatives will be added regularly as they become available.

Training Opportunities for Employees

Workshops by Job Skills for Toronto Pearson Employees (Past and Current) 

The Propeller Project, in collaboration with Job Skills, is offering a series of employment workshops that are specifically designed for Toronto Pearson Employees affected by COVID-19 and looking to secure employment. The next workshops are: 

  • Maintaining Mental Well-being: The Wellness 101 Workshop is a self-designed prevention and wellness process that anyone can use to get well, stay well, and design the life you want. This workshop will help participants discover simple, safe wellness tools to help overcome mental health issues and move on to fulfilling their dreams and goals.

    Date and time: Thursday, January 28, 2021, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Register: GTAA - Maintaining Mental Well-being | Job Skills 
  • Job Seeking for Experienced and Mature Workers: If you’re a job seeker over the age of 40 join us for this informative workshop to learn some strategic job search techniques that will help you triumph over negative age-related stereotypes. This workshop is designed to assist mature individuals to assess and pursue career options based on their many years of accumulated skills and experience.

    Date and time: Thursday, February 4, 2021, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Register: GTAA - Job Seeking for Experienced and Mature Workers | Job Skills 
  • Ready for Employment, Part 1: A workshop designed to assess your job search knowledge and identify where you need to focus your job search efforts. You’ll discover where you are on the Job Loss Roller Coaster, brainstorm ways to overcome barriers to employment, and set some SMART goals for a strategic job search.

    Date and time: Thursday, February 11, 2021, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Register: Ready for Employment, Part 1 | Job Skills 
  • Develop the skills to pay the bills: Exploring Online Learning Opportunities: A workshop designed to assess your job search knowledge and identify where you need to focus your job search efforts. You’ll discover where you are on the Job Loss Roller Coaster, brainstorm ways to overcome barriers to employment, and set some SMART goals for a strategic job search.

    Date and time: Thursday, February 18, 2021, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Register: Develop the skills to pay the bills | Job Skills 
  • Ace your interview: A workshop designed to assess your job search knowledge and identify where you need to focus your job search efforts. You’ll discover where you are on the Job Loss Roller Coaster, brainstorm ways to overcome barriers to employment, and set some SMART goals for a strategic job search.

    Date and time: Thursday, February 25, 2021, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Register: Ace your interview | Job Skills 

Other workshops to consider

  • Personal Finance Essentials (McGill University – Free): 
    If you're ready to take charge of your personal finances, then you're in the right place. From budgeting to borrowing, real estate and beyond, invest a few hours in this free, online course and you'll gain the knowledge and confidence to make a lifetime of smart financial decisions. Taught by professors from McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management, the course is open to everyone. Register on their website
  • PIVOT Program for Hospitality Workers (Hospitality Workers Training Centre)
    This is a free 2-week program open to any job seekers who are currently ready, willing and able to work. You will gain knowledge about the current job market and develop strategies to find work. PIVOT Core Programming includes on-line instructor led training sessions, independent activities and one-on-one coaching. Learnings will include:
    • Identifying transferable skills and pivoting to in-demand career opportunities
    • Updating your resume writing and interview skills
    • Preparing for job search
    With PIVOT you will benefit from working with our Job Coach to develop a job search strategy and action plan. Upon completion of PIVOT Core Program, you have the opportunity to earn Smart Serve and or Food Handlers certifications. Find out more about dates and eligibility.

Training Programs for Managers and Employers

Coming soon.

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