The MACD Employment, Training and Career Services Directory was created to provide Manitoba Career Development Practitioners with a comprehensive list of local job search, career planning, skills development and language training services.
Academic Upgrading Certified Adult Learning Centres of Manitoba
This section contains information on full-time and part-time basic skills (grades 1-6), adult basic education (grades 7-9) and academic upgrading (grades 10-12) as well as some other programs offering General Educational Development (GED) or High School Equivalency Certificate.
Career & Employment Assistance Services
Manitoba Industry, Training & Education provides services to assist individuals in preparing for, finding and retaining employment to meet Manitoba’s labour market needs. This section contains information on career and employment services which may include assessment services, labour market information, education/training opportunities, job search assistance, job finding clubs, job referral and/or placement services.
The Manitoba Career Development Strategy is to facilitate and guide the development and maintenance of effective and sustainable programs, services and resources that Manitobans can access to meet their career development needs over their learning and working lives. It helps guide Manitobans through the Career Decision Making Model of self evaluating, exploring options, making decisions, setting goals, and putting plans into actions.
This section contains a directory of groups and programs organized by or for First nations, Inuit and Metis people.
(CAHRD) Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development Inc. is the largest tenant at the Aboriginal Centre of Winnipeg Inc. CAHRD is a non-profit, human resource development organization that delivers Literacy, Education, Training and Employment services to the urban Aboriginal population of Winnipeg.
Computer Skills Training
Winnipeg Harvest offers a variety of computer classes to clients, volunteers, staff and partner agencies. These courses include introduction to computers, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook, and Graphic Design.
WEST offers a wide range of free services that include Essential Skills assessments, support to create your own learning plan and learning opportunities that focus on your workplace or educational goals. Computer Skills For Work – The Basics offers support for employer referrals and those individuals with a self-identified need.
OFE offers Computer Literacy Workshops on computer basics, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Access and PowerPoint.
OVRC offers free access to computers for self-directed job search as well as computer training in basic Microsoft Word, Basic Microsoft Excel, One-on-One tutoring for a small fee
The Immigrant Centre offers a Computer Training program designed to increase the use of computers by those who would not otherwise have access to them.
The Immigrant Centre offers a Computer Lending Library that targets new immigrants who, due to their social and economic isolation, often live as marginalized members of society.
Immigrant Training & Employment Services
WELARC helps clients access English As Additional Language (EAL) and French as a Second Language (FSL) classes in Winnipeg by assessing client’s communication skills in English or french and then discussing their professional and personal goals with them.
The Immigrant Centre offers many services to help guide newcomers in their settlement process. They offer settlement, job search, English language practice, volunteer and computer skills services to name a few.
When you arrive in Winnipeg, Manitoba Start is the first place for you to go. We provide information and referral to orientation and language services to help you start your new life in Winnipeg – and register you for the employment program that meets your needs.
The Immigrant Toolbox (By Manitoba WorkinfoNET)
The immigrant tool box helps newcomers to Manitoba settle into their new lives. It features newcomer information, job search sites, and labour market information.
The ENTRY program provides settlement orientations for all newcomers to Winnipeg and an introduction to English language and services for people needing to improve their language.
Immigrants share their experience with immigration, learning English, qualifications recognition, finding employment, and building a new life in Manitoba.
Persons With Disabilities Manitoba Jobs and The Economy
This web site offers a comprehensive list of Manitoba’s resources that specialize in employment related services and supports for people with disabilities.
Other Career Resources
A comprehensive list compiled by Career Professionals of Canada of free, online self-assessments to assist individuals struggling with awareness of skills, temperament and abilities.
MACD created this directory with permission provided by government, funded & non-profit agencies. Due to ongoing changes, this directory is intended to serve as a general reference only. Please contact the agency directly if you have concerns or questions about their information or their programs.