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Skilled4Success 101

Published June 10, 2022 10:52

Skilled4Success 101 is a one-week pre-employment training program that supports students Grades 9 to 12 (13 to 18 years old) in the development of key employability skills for success in the workplace and or/post-secondary, such as teamwork, communication, self-awareness, problem-solving skills, and more.

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Through a combination of skill-building sessions as well as opportunities to learn and practice skills in a supportive placement, participants of the program will:

  • Discover the industries of Food Service & Hospitality, Customer Service & Retail, and Child, Youth & Recreation!
  • Learn how to prepare for and be successful in job interviews!
  • Create a resume and craft your Elevator Pitch!
  • Learn about child development, conflict resolution tips, and games and activities for children!
  • Plan and facilitate your own craft, game or activity in our children's summer day camp at the end of the week!
  • Get 20 volunteer hours!
  • And more!

Once you have completed the program, you will have the opportunity to participate in a fun and supportive placement offered at BGC or in the community this summer!

Additional Benefits

Once youth have completed the program, youth will have the opportunity to participate in a fun and supportive placement offered at BGC London or in the community this summer!

*Skilled4Success 101 includes 3 out of the 5 mandatory trainings that are required to participate in a placement during the school year, as well as to receive a Skilled4Success Certificate of Completion and $100 gift card.

Skilled4Success 101 is an accelerated version of the Skilled4Success program offered during the school year. For more information about the school year program, click here.

Locations

Click on each of the posters for more details. Skilled4Success summer training will be offered in July in London, Thorndale and Ilderton.

Skilled4 Success Summer Leadership London Skilled4 Success Summer Leadership Thorndale Skilled4 Success Ilderton Summer Training

How to Register

Youth ages 13 to 18 years old, and must be members to participate.

Register here for Skilled4Success: Online Forms

Membership Applications

PDF Application Online Application

More Information / Staff Contact

If you have any questions, please contact Emily at EFrehner@bgclondon.ca or 519-434-9115 ext. 222.

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