NESS

NESS – Employment Preparation

The Newcomer Employment Success Strategies program (NESS) is sponsored by the government for newcomers over the age of 30 years.The clients have 16 weeks of full time employment training in class followed by 6 weeks of work placement. Class time includes essential skills, life skills computer classes and workplace language. Exposure courses such as first aid and CPR are available.Clients work on personal profiles and action plans to guide their futures.

“The NESS program was very helpful. I was able to improve my grammar, writing and computer skills. I was also able to improve my interview skills, to write resumes and cover letters for different job and finally able to manage my finances. I thank my instructor for all the effort and support they provided me in order to be a better job seeker and boost my confidence to be able to deal and speak to anyone without hesitation.”

Maisa Youssef

Student

  • What is the duration of the program?
    26 weeks in total
    16 weeks in class
    + 10 week work placement
  • Who can participate?
    Canadian Permanent Residents
    Refugees
    Canadian Citizen
    30+ Years Old
    (No Government support)
  • When does the next class start?
    This program is currently not offered.
  • What is the cost?
    free

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