Trade HERizons

Trade HERizons is a career exploration and college preparation program with a focus on exposure to trades and technology careers, enhancing essential skills, career exploration and personal development. Participants experience hands-on learning opportunities with Holland College, meet mentors and tour with industry employers. The program enhances participants' life skills and focuses on labor market research, resumes, interviews, math and team building.

Next Course

January - April 2021

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Trade HERizons Eligibility

People who are eligible for the program are:

  • Women who are in receipt of the Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB)
  • Women between the ages 22 and 45 (with flexibility) who have completed their grade 12 year, either through high school or through a GED
  • Women that have a desire and aptitude to work in trades and technology sectors
  • Women who have lived on PEI for at least 3 months and are either Canadian citizens or permanent residents
  • Women who are on EI, are working 20 hours per week or less, are on social assistance or have no income
  • Women who can commit to full time programming
  • Women who are ready to make change in their lives through exploring new career options
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