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Money for upgrading manufacturing skills

Money for upgrading manufacturing skills

Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development, and Flamborough-Glanbrook MPP were at McMaster to announce that the province is investing $1.3 million in two projects to help up to 236 job seekers train for careers and get practical on-the-job experience in the automotive an

The training projects at McMaster University include a program to help unemployed or underutilized employees adapt to new manufacturing technologies, and internships and work placements to help postsecondary students and recent graduates learn the skills they need to launch a career in the automotive and advanced manufacturing sectors. manufacturing sectors. 

“These two projects showcase the partnerships we are creating with local organizations and learning institutions to address economic challenges and help more people find work,” said McNaughton. “Effective training initiatives are an essential part of our efforts, as we carefully reopen the economy.”

“We know that employers are looking for job-ready people to help fill vacancies in high-demand sectors,” said Donna Skelly, MPP for Flamborough-Glanbrook. “These programs are designed to help people bridge the gap between the skills they have, and the skills employers need.”

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