Women's Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor Inc

Site: Windsor - Ouellette Ave

Service: CNC Industrial Mechanic Millwright Pre-Apprenticeship Program for Women

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-256-6621
Fax 519-256-3963
E-Mail info@westofwindsor.com
Website www.westofwindsor.com
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Primary Contact Gurpreet Chana, Employment Service Program Coordinator; Phone: ext 233; Email: gurpreet@westofwindsor.com
Alternate Contact Lyn Caine, Program Lead Job Developer/Employment Counselor; Phone: ext 227; Email: lyn@westofwindsor.com
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Program Starting August , 2019 
* The program delivered through Women's Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor Inc. 
* Is designed to facilitate the entry of individuals without prior experience and knowledge into the millwright/machining trade.  
* WEST is partnering with St.Clair College and UNIFOR to provide employment training and support to low-income women who are unemployed or under-employed, to gain gender-sensitive in class and on the job training to prepare them for employment in the trade 
* At the end of the program clients will be assisted to link to employers through job placement and other job leads. 
 
Participants will receive: 
* 12 week industry work placement 
* Job search assistance 
* Opportunities to improve communication skills 
* Training in computer literacy and computer applications 
 
Additional supports: 
* Childcare and Transportation financial supports 
* Safety equipment and protective clothing
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm (Aug-Dec)
Dates * Program Starting: Aug 2019 (Mon-Fri: 9 am-4:00 pm)
Areas Served Essex County ; Windsor
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
* Must Attend the Unifor Women in the Skilled and Technology Trade Workshop July 2019 (9 am- 3:30 pm) and register to qualify for the program 
* Must be at least 16 years old  
* Must have high school diploma  
* Be a resident of and be able to work in Ontario  
* Demonstrate the necessary skills aptitudes and commitment to succeed in the trade 
* Reasonable Math skills
Application * Attendance at Information session and registration required (Call to register or register by email) 
* Provide proof of low income
Languages English
Fees None
Agency Information
Primary Executive Rose Anguiano Hurst, Executive Director, Women's Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor Inc.; Phone: ext 222; Email: rose@westofwindsor.com
Funding Provincial - Canadian Women's Foundation
Site Information
Located In Community Windsor
Address & Map
Herb Gray Centre for Nonprofit Excellence
647 Ouellette Ave, Suite 201
Windsor, ON N9A 4J4
 
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Intersection Ouellette Ave and Wyandotte St W
Bus Routes Transway 1A ; Transway 1C ; Crosstown 2 ; Ottawa 4 ; Dougall 6
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking (off Pelissier), Automatic entrance (off Pelissier), Washroom

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