Workshops

We encourage you to take advantage of our workshops and certificate programs to help you increase your knowledge, update your skills and maximize your potential within the job market. 

Training Portal

Training Portal Overview

Our Training Portal offers a wide selection of FREE online training and certification Employers can provide their employees with training to ensure all compliance with provincial legislation.  Jobseekers can update their skills and optimize their marketability.  Once registered, participants can navigate throughout the Training Portal and complete desired training modules at their own pace.  Each training module offers a comprehensive training program followed by a knowledge-based quiz and certificate of completion, such as; WHMIS 2015 GHS, Bill 168 Respectful Workplace and Supervisor Health and Safety Awareness, to name a few.

Access The WorkPlace Group’s Training Portal here.

Online Workshops

Interview Skills

We are busy developing a virtual, interactive workshop using ZOOM.  Stay tuned to our announcements page.

This workshop provides participants with the crucial skills needed to conduct a strong interview. Topics discussed include making a good first impression, current hiring practices, developing a 30 second summary of skills and qualifications, and interview follow up tips. Typical interview questions and winning questions to ask employers are also topics covered in this workshop.

Personality Dimensions

We are busy developing a virtual, interactive workshop using Zoom.  Stay tuned to our announcements page.

It is about understanding yourself and others so you can be more effective in your relationships, your work … your life. It translates complex personality theory into everyday language.

It is a personality self-assessment tool based on leading-edge research into human motivation, behaviour and communication. It helps to explain what motivates behaviour in people of different personalities or temperaments. 

In-house Workshops

Interview Skills

This half-day workshop provides participants with the crucial skills needed to conduct a strong interview. Topics discussed include making a good first impression, current hiring practices, developing a 30 second summary of skills and qualifications, and interview follow up tips. Participants are invited to engage in a mock interview following the workshop to assist with the development of effective two-way conversation. Typical interview questions and winning questions to ask employers are also topics covered in this workshop.

Personality Dimensions

This highly interactive workshop is about understanding yourself and others so you can be more effective in your relationships, your work … your life. It translates complex personality theory into everyday language. 

Personality Dimensions® is a personality self-assessment tool based on leading-edge research into human motivation, behaviour and communication. It helps to explain what motivates behaviour in people of different personalities or temperaments. Presented in an informative, interactive self-discovery format, this new, interactive human relations model enhances the basic values of self-esteem, dignity and self-worth. Understanding of temperament theory is invaluable in a wide range of applications -including leadership-teamwork-conflict resolution-sales in the workplace, education and personal growth.

Getting Ahead

Getting AHEAD in a Just-Gettin’-By World is an innovative workshop series that is built from the “Bridges Out of Poverty” framework. Getting AHEAD in a Just-Getting-by-World is a 4 week -10 Module workshop initiative to assist clients in their employment-readiness program. It is a facilitated process of discovery where information, concepts, and analytical tools are shared with participants to explore the impact of poverty in their lives and the dynamics of economic class. Some people are looking for a way out, getting unstuck, starting over, and changing their lives. The program is to increase all of our client resources, build confidence, increase prospects for sustainable employment and to gain support from others who are on a similar path. Our clients will be taking advantage of an opportunity that can lead to personal growth and increased stability in their lives. The most powerful shift for participants is around motivation and self-efficacy as they move forward with their future plan.

Introductory Getting Ahead for Front-Line Service Workers

A Professional Development opportunity:

The Introductory workshop is a 15-hour program held over 5 weeks, 3 hours once a week. The program is an introductory version of the Getting AHEAD in a ‘Just Gettin’ By World (GA) program. The training workshop is an overview of each of the Getting AHEAD 10 modules. It provides details about the full four week “Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin’ -By World” program, defines the criteria and its suitability for clients. The program will enhance front-line workers ability to support clients in stabilizing their situations and building resources. It highlights; a self assessment of resources and a process to help conceptualize the difference between what life is like now and what life could be for clients.

For further information on our workshops or to attend an upcoming session, please contact our office at 519-337-7377.

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