ES is a provincially funded program, under the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.
Looking For Work?
Our ES Program offers a wide range of resources, support and service components to assist you in matching your career and employment needs to the needs of the employers who are seeking skilled individuals. This program is additionally focused on providing individuals with a path to achieving a higher level of skills, training and employment.
The components of the ES program are flexible and can be customized to meet your particular needs.
Program highlights include the following elements:
Individualized needs assessment and employment counselling
Access to hidden job market/job leads
Resource and Information workshops
Career exploration and job search assistance and training
Work placements with or without financial incentives, on-the-job training and employment support
Developing a resume and cover letter
Job interview preparation
Second career exploration
Providing access to computers, internet and telephones
How the ES process works:
Each individual interested in accessing WEST services is required to attend an Orientation Session. Individuals will be required to call WEST and pre-register for one of the following weekly sessions:
Monday 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am to 12:00pm
If you would like to further explore your options or further discuss this program or any of our other programs, give one of our consultants a call or setup a meeting. Our consultants are here to help you gain access to the information, assistance or training that you need.
The objective of Second Career is to support laid off, unemployed individuals who require skills training to assist them to find employment in high-demand occupations in Ontario. Second Career provides financial assistance, based on individual need, to help people with some of the costs associated with a long-term training plan, including the cost of tuition and books.
Workers laid off as far back as January 1, 2005
Laid-off workers who have taken an interim job to make ends meet
Short-term training options for laid-off workers who are not eligible for Employment Insurance
Potential additional financial assistance to cover expenses for the cost of academic upgrading, living away from home while training, and dependent care
one of our professional consultants for additional information.
This Employment Ontario Program is funded in part by Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario and through the Canada-Ontario Job Fund Agreement
apprentice is someone who learns a skilled trade on the job, under the
direction of more experienced workers. Employment Service offers assistance to
find an employer who is willing to train you. A $2,000 Apprenticeship Employer
Signing Bonus is available to employers who hire, register, and train an
Contact one of our
professional consultants for more information.
Employment Ontario Self Service
This is a self service tool that is available on the Employment Ontario website and it will assist you in:
Finding out more about Employment Ontario programs and services and how they may meet your needs
You will be able to apply online with WEST Inc. Employment Services and you will receive an appointment within the next business day