Services & Resources for Skilled Trades

Have you worked in skilled trades for two or more years, and have you been approved for immigration to Canada?

 

The FAST Program can help you effectively prepare for work in the Skilled Trades sector.

 

As a registered FAST Program participant, you gain access to:

CANADIAN WORKPLACE INFORMATION AND ESSENTIAL SKILLS

CANADIAN WORKPLACE INFORMATION AND ESSENTIAL SKILLS

When you work in Canada, expectations and requirements in the workplace for both ‘hard skills’ (technical and hands-on knowledge, skills and abilities) and ‘soft skills’ (communication techniques, problem-solving skills, etc.) may be different from those in your previous jobs.

 

FAST provides skilled trades immigrants like you with:

  • sector descriptions, occupational descriptions,
  • insights into the job market;
  • safety legislation and regulations;
  • essential skills for 35 skilled trades occupations;
  • information on workplace culture, communication, teamwork and initiative.
REGISTER NOW TO LEARN ABOUT THE CANADIAN WORKPLACE.
CANADIAN WORKPLACE INFORMATION AND ESSENTIAL SKILLS

CANADIAN WORKPLACE INFORMATION AND ESSENTIAL SKILLS

When you work in Canada, expectations and requirements in the workplace for both ‘hard skills’ (technical and hands-on knowledge, skills and abilities) and ‘soft skills’ (communication techniques, problem-solving skills, etc.) may be different from those in your previous jobs.

 

FAST provides skilled trades immigrants like you with:

  • sector descriptions, occupational descriptions,
  • insights into the job market;
  • safety legislation and regulations;
  • essential skills for 35 skilled trades occupations;
  • information on workplace culture, communication, teamwork and initiative.
REGISTER NOW TO LEARN ABOUT THE CANADIAN WORKPLACE.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE ASSESSMENT, ONLINE TRAINING

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE ASSESSMENT, ONLINE TRAINING

Find out if the skills and knowledge gained in your home country align with the requirements in Canada. Learn if you are ready for a job in a Canadian workplace. Experts in your field will assess your skills and knowledge so that you can fill any gaps with appropriate online training before you come to Canada.

 

In addition to the Canadian Workplace Occupational Information, Essential Skills, Culture, and Communication online lessons, you can also assess your skills, review theory, and upgrade your knowledge and skills in areas you may be deficient in, to work in British Columbia as a carpenter, power engineer, or automotive service technician.

 

Access learning materials and resources on the knowledge, skills, and terminology for your field in Canada.

REGISTER NOW TO IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF GETTING RELEVANT EMPLOYMENT IN CANADA.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE ASSESSMENT, ONLINE TRAINING

Find out if the skills and knowledge gained in your home country align with the requirements in Canada. Learn if you are ready for a job in a Canadian workplace. Experts in your field will assess your skills and knowledge so that you can fill any gaps with appropriate online training before you come to Canada.

 

In addition to the Canadian Workplace Occupational Information, Essential Skills, Culture, and Communication online lessons, you can also assess your skills, review theory, and upgrade your knowledge and skills in areas you may be deficient in, to work in British Columbia as a carpenter, power engineer, or automotive service technician.

 

Access learning materials and resources on the knowledge, skills, and terminology for your field in Canada.

REGISTER NOW TO IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF GETTING RELEVANT EMPLOYMENT IN CANADA.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE ASSESSMENT, ONLINE TRAINING
MENTORING

MENTORING

Mentoring matches you with local experts working in your profession. Mentors will offer online advice to meet your individual needs and will assist you through your online training, and will provide additional information about working in the skilled trades. With the help of your mentor, you will be better prepared to work in Canada.

REGISTER NOW TO EXPAND YOUR PROFESSIONAL AND SOCIAL NETWORK IN CANADA.
MENTORING

MENTORING

Mentoring matches you with local experts working in your profession. Mentors will offer online advice to meet your individual needs and will assist you through your online training, and will provide additional information about working in the skilled trades. With the help of your mentor, you will be better prepared to work in Canada.

REGISTER NOW TO EXPAND YOUR PROFESSIONAL AND SOCIAL NETWORK IN CANADA.
JOBCONNECT

JOBCONNECT

JobConnect allows you to create a profile in our special database and market your talent to Canadian employers. Companies who have registered for this service will be able to use the database to find qualified candidates for their job vacancies.

REGISTER NOW TO BE DISCOVERED BY YOUR FUTURE CANADIAN EMPLOYER.

 

JOBCONNECT

JobConnect allows you to create a profile in our special database and market your talent to Canadian employers. Companies who have registered for this service will be able to use the database to find qualified candidates for their job vacancies.

REGISTER NOW TO BE DISCOVERED BY YOUR FUTURE CANADIAN EMPLOYER.

 

JOBCONNECT
INTERNATIONAL CREDENTIAL EVALUATION SERVICES (ICES)

INTERNATIONAL CREDENTIAL EVALUATION SERVICES (ICES)

The International Credential Evaluation Service (ICES) can assess your education credentials, comparing them to the general education requirements in Canada. It will issue an evaluation report with a general recommendation. The report can support the hiring decisions made by employers. ICES is a paid service suitable for individuals who have not had their academic credentials assessed during the immigration process. The cost of assessing a credential can range from $128 to $230, depending on the type of report requested.

REGISTER NOW IF YOU NEED TO HAVE YOUR ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS ASSESSED!
INTERNATIONAL CREDENTIAL EVALUATION SERVICES (ICES)

INTERNATIONAL CREDENTIAL EVALUATION SERVICES (ICES)

The International Credential Evaluation Service (ICES) can assess your education credentials, comparing them to the general education requirements in Canada. It will issue an evaluation report with a general recommendation. The report can support the hiring decisions made by employers. ICES is a paid service suitable for individuals who have not had their academic credentials assessed during the immigration process. The cost of assessing a credential can range from $128 to $230, depending on the type of report requested.

REGISTER NOW IF YOU NEED TO HAVE YOUR ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS ASSESSED!
FAST is a set of free online services and resources to help skilled immigrants prepare for the Canadian workplace, and to connect employers with experienced workers.
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