Employment Training Programs at Newcomer Connections help newcomers prepare for their first job in southwestern New Brunswick. There are three elements to the programs: employment language training, employment preparation training and employer contact.
Sector Specific Employment Language Training Programs
Sector Specific Employment Language Training (SSELT) programs offer newcomers the opportunity to build their language skills and prepare for the workplace. Each program focuses on a different sector so that you can get the specific language and training you need to succeed.
SSELT programs are offered in a classroom-based format at UNB Annex A/B. The programs are usually eight to 12 weeks in length and are typically offered every day, Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The blended format may be delivered in person or virtually, and virtual courses can be taken from anywhere in Southwestern New Brunswick. Courses are delivered in sectors that cover a variety of occupations, including:
- Finance and Accounting
- Customer Service
- Health Sciences
- Child Care
- Facility maintenance and housekeeping
Pathways to Employment Programs
Pathways to Employment programs offer short-term courses that allow you to learn the language to achieve certifications and programs such as
- Driver’s Permit Written Test
- Food Safety Certificate
- English Language tests (IELTS and CELPIP)
- First Aid and Occupational Health and Safety Certificate
Our Employment programs are delivered in a variety of formats to suit any schedule.