Encore

Eligibility Criteria

(a) Seeking employment and aged 55+;  

(b) Unemployed or Precariously Employed.

4-week classroom

  • developing general job-searching skills and local labour market knowledge 
  • developing self-awareness and training in skills for employment 
  • training in essential and occupational digital technology skills
  • honing and finalizing individualized skills training for employment plans 
  • Living allowance paid for classroom attendance, during 4 weeks workshops, when eligible 
  • Post-workshop weekly job club to support meeting employment goals 

Technology Required

     Computing device with camera, microphone and speakers

    Reliable internet

    Access to printing (optional)

*computing equipment lending program available

Training Phase

  • Independent study, participating in occupational and short-term skills training (or a combination) which has been tailored to equip with in-demand skills for employment. 
  • Employment seeking,with job finding assistance and support. 

Self-employment, self-employment assessment, with individualized needs and supports identified and accessed. These could include one-to-one coaching, topical workshops and community resources.