Skills development is an essential part of preparing for and securing employment. As the job market evolves and new technologies emerge, it is important for individuals to continually develop their skills and knowledge in order to remain competitive and meet the changing needs of employers.
By investing in skills development, individuals can increase their employability and broaden their career options.
Skills Council of Canada has thousands of skills development courses across dozens of categories and we encourage you to tap into our resources to help you advance your own career, help support your clients, or improve your employees' performance.
Skills development can help individuals build confidence and self-esteem, which can be important factors in the job search process and their career growth. By learning new skills and demonstrating their value to employers, individuals can increase their chances of being hired and advance their careers.
Skills development is a key factor in securing employment and achieving career success. By investing in their own skills and knowledge, individuals can increase their employability and build a foundation for a successful career.
Skills Council of Canada supports employment opportunities in the following ways:
Career Inspiration and Exploration
We provide information and resources to help individuals learn about different careers and make informed decisions about their future. This can include information on job prospects, salary expectations, and the skills and education required for different occupations.
Improved access to employment services
We connect with employers and employment service partners to help job seekers access services such as job search assistance, resume writing support, and career counseling. This can help individuals identify job opportunities and prepare for the job search process.
Access to trades training and apprenticeship opportunities
We promote the value of skilled trades and work with employers and educators to create more opportunities for individuals to enter these fields. This can include programs that provide hands-on training and work experience, as well as initiatives that help individuals access funding for their education and training.