WTG’s community partner Npower Canada is offering youth free industry-recognized IT certification.
Training: Participants complete 15 weeks of daily technical and professional
skills training delivered through a work-simulated approach. Participants
earn industry credentials such as the Google IT Support Professional,
CompTIA Security+ and Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certifications. Staff
and corporate volunteers also deliver employability skills training in areas
like workplace communication and teamwork. Corporate partners also host
mentoring activities, site tours and job shadowing opportunities to facilitate
work-based, experiential learning.
Wraparound Supports: Human services professionals provide individual
counselling and make warm referrals to wraparound services in areas like
mental health, childcare and housing. Job placement and 5 yrs of Alumni support. This uniquely comprehensive and holistic approach helps young people secure and retain employment.