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Program Overview

Duration: Two Weeks
Cost: Free
Method of Study: Online
Schedule: Monday – Friday, 3.5 hours per day. Morning or afternoon cohort.
Age Requirement: 18 years and older
Eligibility: Resident of Ontario, eligible to work in Canada. Displaced Hospitality Workers, newcomers and individuals in receipt of Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Supports are encouraged to apply

Program Description

This free 2-week program is open to any job seekers who are currently ready, willing, and able to work.

During the program you will learn about the state of the current job market and develop strategies to find work by:

  • Identifying transferable skills and pivoting to in-demand career opportunities
  • Updating your resume writing and interview skills
  • Preparing for your job search

Displaced hospitality workers, newcomers, individuals receiving support through Ontario Works (OW) or the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) and others seeking work are encouraged to apply.

Program Details

PIVOT’s core programming features online, instructor-led training sessions, independent activities, and one-on-one coaching, and includes group activities, resume preparation, and mock interviews.

Participants also work closely with the HWTC team to develop a job search strategy and action plan.

Upon completion of the PIVOT core program, you have the opportunity to earn Smart Serve and or Food Handlers certifications.

Why This Program

Our grads say it best:

“Thank you very much to the HWTC team for the impactful training program and compassionate support extended to those in the hospitality field. The takeaways have been especially significant if considering pivoting in your career. I’m grateful that I was a part of the HWTC program and highly recommend it as a valuable resource.”
– Joanne

 “This program taught me new skills and gave me a positive outlook on the job market. I finished this program feeling better about myself and knowing I’m not in this alone.”
– Charles

“The tools provided to move forward are so valuable and the added bonus of the staff continuously offering encouragement and support really helped. I highly recommend this program to assist with taking your next employment steps.”
– Sarah

“Taking this program really showed me how to use my skills and knowledge and transfer them to new industries and opportunities. It was scary at first but very welcoming.”
– Antonio

Start Dates

May 17 – May 31
May 31 – June 11
June 14 – June 25

Ready to register? Have questions?

Speak with a Career Consultant

Need help? Call 1-888-777-HWTC (4982)

Your career starts here. Prepare to succeed.