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Ontario allots $3M in training pilot for automotive, advanced manufacturing

Will provide short duration training to help unemployed, underutilized workers, or those at-risk of being laid off.

December 11, 2019   by PLANT STAFF

TORONTO — Ontario’s Ford government is alotted $3 million to assist the province’s automotive and advanced manufacturing industries upskill workers.

The new Rapid Skills pilot will provide short duration training to help unemployed, underutilized workers, or those at-risk of being laid off.

The government also issued a call for proposals to organizations interested in developing and delivering this training. Funding will support training projects that address the needs of auto industries and employers, equip participants with in-demand skills and are recognized with a credential.

Organizations that apply to develop and deliver training through the Rapid Skills call for proposals will be selected before the end of this year.

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Job seekers and employers: visit ontario.ca/jobs as a one-stop resource and to connect to the Ontario Job Bank to find and post job opportunities.

More than 100,000 people are directly employed in Ontario’s auto assembly and parts industry.