Workplace-based Language Training (New)

Workplace-based Language Training (WLT) Program

This newly offered program from Axis Career Services aims to encourage and support learners in enhancing their workplace communication skills. Workplace communication is a valuable skill to have that creates a better work environment, boost productivity, and increase job satisfaction.

Our facilitator and educator work with the employer and learner(s) to identify needs and customize a free training program based on professional writing, Canadian workplace culture, business communication, and continuous learning in the workplace.

Delivery:

This program can be delivered on-site or long-distance(online), delivery and can be integrated into the employee's workday.

Requirements:

For more information, and a list of candidate requirements, please contact Leah Pumphrey (l.pumphrey@axiscareers.net) or Stephanie Doody (s.doody@axiscareers.net) or by calling (709) 552-8463.

Success Stories

Silu

Silu, an international student pursuing a Master of Business Administration, first approached AXIS Career Services in January 2015 in search of a career in the accounting field. Silu participated in the Career Connections workshop in June 2015 where she further developed her skills for the local job market

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Internship Placement Program

  • Connects employers with job-ready newcomers for a 12-week internship
  • Provides access to a pool of eager-to-learn workers who have successfully completed pre-employment readiness training
  • Offers continuous support throughout the placement
  • Wage subsidy may be available to SMEs  who meet the Internship Placement Program (IPP) criteria

An opportunity to:

  • Showcase specific skills and abilities, and obtain work experience in your field
  • Strengthen job-specific skills that are needed for career advancement
  • Network with professionals in your field

An opportunity to:

  • Diversify your workforce and increase your competitive global advantages through an investment in internationally trained workers
  • Receive insight into other business cultures, international markets, and new technologies, thus enhancing cross-cultural awareness and global perspectives within your organization
  • Attract talent to support your company’s objectives

  • Supports small and medium sized businesses in hiring international graduates with a 16-week subsidized work placement
  • Increases employment opportunities for international graduates to demonstrate their skills and competencies to local employers
  • Improve the matching of labour supply and demand between the employers and the international student community
  • Targets one-on-one employment maintenance support for both the employers and the participants throughout the placements
  • Target employers: small - medium sized businesses in Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Target clients: Internationally trained graduates from MUN or CNA
  • 16 week program, up to 30 hours a week, with an option to expand hours
  • Clients complete relevant employment workshops prior to placement

An opportunity to:

  • Create an opportunity for newcomers to gain valuable and relevant skills
  • Provide an incentive for employers to tap into a diverse international talent pool
  • Assist in meeting provincial immigration targets as outlined in The Way Forward on immigration in NL
  • Mitigate barriers to employment for the internationally skilled community
  • Provide a transitional employment opportunity to link individuals to the labour market
  • Enhance client and employer networks

 

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  • Aligns the skills of Internationally trained workers with the needs of employers
  • Offers ongoing support to both the business and the skilled worker throughout the placement

An opportunity to:

  • Use a cost effective means to fill skills gap within your workplace
  • Access global talent living in Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Develop “best practices” for an inclusive workforce, while improving relations within the surrounding community

An opportunity to:

  • Increase your understanding of Canadian workplace culture
  • Enhance your job skills through workplace exposure
  • Develop a professional network

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  • Assists small and medium sized businesses in hosting an internship opportunity with wage and benefits subsidy to international students
  • Provides an opportunity for employers and international students to learn from each other about workplace practices and cultural differences
  • Support is available for both the employers and the participants throughout the internships

An opportunity to:

  • Target employers: small - medium sized businesses in NL
  • Target clients: Internationally trained students from the province's recognized post secondary institutions
  • 12 week program, up to 35 hours a week
  • Clients complete relevant employment workshops prior to placement

An opportunity to:

  • Creates an opportunity for newcomers to gain valuable and relevant skills
  • Provides an incentive for employers to tap into a diverse international talent pool
  • Assists in meeting provincial immigration targets as outlined in The Way Forward on Immigration in NL
  • Mitigates barriers to employment for the internationally skilled community
  • Provides a transitional employment opportunity to link individuals to the labour market
  • Enhances client and employer networks

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Career-Focused Mentoring Program

  • Encourages and supports career transitions for internationally trained workers through a 80 hour volunteer program
  • Matches mentees and mentors who have similar interests and skills
  • Support is available for both the Mentor and Mentee

An opportunity to:

  • Further develop your leadership and coaching skills
  • Contribute to the professional growth of skilled workers in NL
  • Gain an awareness of integration challenges encountered by internationally trained workers, as they enter the Canadian workforce

An opportunity to:

  • Develop and enhance your career goals
  • Gain insight, knowledge and better understanding of your occupation in Canada
  • Increase your awareness of the skills and abilities required to work in your field