Employment Services offers a suite of bridge to work programs serving newcomers with low-skills, mid-skills as well as professionals. These programs prepare immigrant women to secure employment in: childcare, retail, food service (fast food and cook positions), security, customer service, administration, accounting, interpretation and translation, and much more. Participants build occupational skills, essential skills, and learn about Canadian workplace culture and the labour market. Participants develop job search and networking skills.
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Career Services for Foreign Trained Professionals
CIWA’s Career Services for Foreign Trained Professionals supports immigrant women in Calgary to practice their skills and gain experience needed to enter the Canadian workplace. Clients receive English language enhancement, essential skill training including digital skill building. Career planning includes individualized labour market assessment, employment skill building and job search support. Eleven weeks of classroom training is followed by 12 weeks of Canadian work experience. The program is available to immigrant women who are permanent residents or refugees with a Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 7 or higher. The program hosts 2 concurrent intakes.