The TSNO Alliance creates dynamic partnerships that connect employers with the employment services they need to recruit and advance workers with the right, essential, technical and employability skills. Workers also benefit by getting the training they need, in order to qualify for the jobs in the first place. It’s a win-win.
Tourism & Hospitality Emergency Recovery is a national workforce recovery initiative to connect workers to exciting career opportunities in the tourism and hospitality sector and to support businesses across Canada as they embark on the path to post-COVID recovery. The four activity streams for Tourism and Hospitality Emergency Response (THER) are research and data insights, communication and awareness, technology and resource distribution, destination-based recovery planning.
In this free, eight-week program, participants are introduced to careers such as Line Cook/Kitchen Helper, Food and Beverage Service, Housekeeping/Room Attendant and Front Desk Agent. Hospitality Career Pathways offers workplace training, real-world experience and career coaching. Finally, a clear path to career success with the click of a button.
The Freshwater Fishing Guide program offers In-class and on-the-job applied training based on the nationally recognized Emerit Freshwater Fishing Guide certification. This program equips participants with the skills and knowledge they need to become exceptional Freshwater Fishing Guides and Ambassadors. Participants gain industry-recognized certifications, and so much more.
SkillsPass gives people the ability to manage and share their training certificates with current and future employers. Designed for both workers, employers, and partners, SkillsPass provides participants with their own credentialing wallet, which houses certificates from all training courses offered by OTEC. Participants will begin to build their seamless, lifelong learning record that travels with them from job to job and industry to industry.
The Coping and Learning to Manage COVID-19 (CALM) is a series of certificate programs where participants learn stress management techniques, how to manage negative thinking, self-care and wellness strategies – and more – arising from the devastating effects of COVID-19. This eight-week program is designed for workers in tourism and hospitality who are receiving Ontario Works support.
Tourism SkillsNet North (TSNN) is designed to train up to 300 potential employees and match them with a minimum of 150 employers within Northern Ontario’s tourism sector. Qualified employers will be eligible for a 30% wage subsidy up to $3,000 per employee.
Looking for a new career? Need training? Want to access financial benefits through the Ontario Works program? Interested in support services such as health, housing, childcare or other social services? How about access to computers, photocopiers, printers? If you’re a Toronto resident, Toronto Employment & Social Services wants to help.
TSNO members are actively working together to encourage and further conversations at the local level and while aligning recruitment and training with the sector specific skills that employers require the most. TSNO members have a strong voice. They represent and raise awareness of the labour market challenges in their communities because they already have a seat at the table. Members are experiencing the financial and workforce benefits of smarter decision-making by using tools and resources created to do just that. Click here to learn more.