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SfC’s Peel location serves internationally-trained tradespeople (ITTs) who are looking for employment in their field and want to obtain a license in their trade. The program provides the participants with the necessary technical preparation needed to pass the C of Q exam administered by the Ontario College of Trades (OCOT). We also provide trade-specific language instruction, job search preparation and mentoring or workplace experience placements. The Employer Outreach Specialist will establish communications networks to proactively deliver opportunities to SfC and its clients directly. More

Starting soon

Enhanced Language Training (ELT) for Retail sector

If you are in the Sales or Hospitality Sector or would like to join the Retail or Tourism sector, our Enhanced Language Training (ELT) program will help you raise your English proficiency and support your work search. Next class starts February 24. More information

Intensive English

Improve your English with Skills for Change. Spaces still available. Course runs Monday - Friday, 11:30 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. (20 weeks, 500 hours). Enroll and start classes right away by calling 416-658-3101 x0 or x229.

RED SEAL license exam preparation

RED SEAL license exam preparation classes for Electricians and Refrigeration/Air Conditioning technicians starting soon. More information

English as a Second Language classes

Register now for our ESL classes. Registration


Live in Northumberland Country and need settlement support? Click here for more information.

Middle-level Management program

Join the next session in January 2014 for Middle-level Management program at Ryerson University. More information

Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment

Skills for Change is licensed by the Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks to administer the Canadian Language Benchmarks Placement Test and Niveaux de compétence linguistique canadiens. Book an assessment today! Book an assessment | More information

Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) funds SfC building renovations

In 2012, Skills for Change was granted, through OTF's Community Capital Fund (CCF), $194,500 over one year to make energy and safety upgrades, As part of the project, over 3,000 square feet of 3rd floor meeting, classroom and office space received new drop-down ceilings, upgraded high efficiency lighting and fresh paint. More

Programs and Services Calendar | Download

Download our calendar in pdf format. Download

SfC Programs for Youth

Youth Employment Fund (YEF)

Ontario is providing up to $7,000 to cover a range of supports and services for each eligible young worker under the fund. That includes up to $6,000 to help cover wage and training costs, and up to $1,000 to help young workers pay for job-related costs like tools and transportation to work. The fund is part of the new Ontario Youth Jobs Strategy, which will help more young people find jobs or start their own businesses, and ensure that employers can find the skilled workers they need to grow their businesses. More

YLDP: Leading by doing...


Make a difference by taking an active role in developing solutions and organizing community-based projects that connect people and promote integration. More

Locations: calendars and program information

Toronto Central | St. Clair

791 St Clair Avenue West
Toronto, Ontario M6C 1B7
416-658-3101 Map

Employment Ontario | Flemingdon Park

10 Gateway Boulevard
416-645-2489 Map

Employment Ontario | St. Clair

791 St. Clair Avenue
416-572-0490 Map

Peel Region | Brampton

21 Nelson Street West
905-595-1679 Map

York Region | Markham

344 John Street
905-764-0202 x101 Map