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The Career Essentials e-Learning and e-Mentoring Program is Newfoundland and Labrador's first comprehensive online pre-employment training program for Internationally Trained Workers (ITWs) living in NL.
Designed to meet the needs and demands of today's Job Seeker, e-Career Essentials is fully available online and offers participants an accessible, self-directed approach to learning. While completing the program, participants will be directly completed to an Employment Counsellor who will monitor their progress and provide feedback on all activities that are completed.
The program aims to help newcomers develop the knowledge, skills, confidence and competencies needed for success in the local job market.
To participate in the Career Essentials e-Learning and e-Mentoring Program, please register as a Job Seeker with AXIS or contact your AXIS Career Practitioner.
The Workforce Connections program provides practical tools and information to help job seekers with obtaining an entry-level position in their chosen field of study.
In addition to receiving one-on-one support, you will also be provided the opportunity to participate in customized group workshops.
- Career Connections (8 sessions over a 4 week timeframe)
- Job Options (2 full days)
Designed to help you with learning about Canadian workplace culture and enhancing your interpersonal communication skills, these workshops are a prerequisite for participation in the STEP and Internship programs. (Maximum of 8 participants for each group session)
Networks is a job start program to help you identify your personal career goals, develop essential skills, and increase your self-confidence for successful entry into the Canadian workplace.
In addition to completing a series of group workshops, a Job Coach will assist you with your search for employment.
The Energy Sector Language Training course is designed to assist Engineers, Geoscientists, Chemists, Accountants, workers in Skilled Trades, and other support staff with developing their professional workplace communication skills to work in the Oil and Gas Industry.
If you are already employed, or preparing to work in the energy sector, the ESLT course may help you! For more information, please contact your Career Practitioner at AXIS. (Maximum of 10 participants for each session)
AXIS offers preparatory classes for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), International English Language Testing System (IELTS), the Test of English for International Communications (TOEIC), as well as the Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL), and the Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainers (CanTEST) when instruction is required.
These classes are offered on a regular basis to assist you with preparing for examinations. The successful completion of one of these examinations is a prerequisite for many post-secondary programs or for licensure in particular professions. (Maximum of 10 participants for each session)
An Employment Portfolio can help you organize and present your work experience and competencies to a potential employer.
A trained Facilitator at AXIS can help you identify, articulate and document your previous learning and experience to assist with achieving your career goals.
For individualized assistance with beginning the process, or for information about group sessions, contact your Career Practitioner. You may also upload supporting documents into the e-Portfolio section of your Job Seeker account.
Are you looking to hire international workers who are living in Newfoundland and Labrador? AXIS can help!
Through our skills matching process, job-ready newcomers are pre-screened to ensure that they have the necessary skills and qualifications to meet your human resources needs.
In addition, you may be interested in hosting an Internship or STEP Career Training Placement (volunteer), or becoming a Mentor.
For further information, please visit the Employer page or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Resource Centre contains a variety of resources and information about job search, labour market information, and college and university programs in Canada and abroad.
Through our AXIS Small Loans Initiative, Internationally Educated Professionals, who are permanent residents living in NL, may be eligible to apply for financial assistance with obtaining licensure/certification to begin working in their fields in Newfoundland and Labrador. For further details and information about eligibility criteria and the application process, contact your Career Practitioner at AXIS.
Safety NL, formerly the Newfoundland and Labrador Safety Council, has been providing safety services across the province for over 60 years. A non-governmental, not-for-profit organization, Safety NL is dedicated to promoting health and safety at work, home and play.
Best known provincially for its comprehensive motorcycle and driver training programs, Safety NL provides the only nationally recognized motorcycle training program in the province. The organization designs and offers certified safety programs that target many facets of the industrial and commercial sector. It is the GO-TO organization for occupational health and safety training.
Safety NL has the resources and personnel to offer instruction in a variety of current areas in our constantly expanding industrial climate, including forklift operation, transportation of dangerous goods, supervisor training, and certification for occupational health and safety committees.Over the past number of years, Safety NL has partnered with AXIS by hosting two internship placements in the accounting and marketing field, one in 2012 and one in 2016. Throughout both placements, the team ensured both interns were actively engaged and integrated into all aspects of office life and the local work setting all while accomplishing tasks. Wherever possible, Safety NL introduced the clients to people within the business community and helped them make contacts to grow their network of connections. Safety NL also assisted AXIS clients who were looking to get their driver’s license through the Learn to Drive Training Workshop.
We would like to thank Safety NL for their continued support and efforts in providing newcomers with an opportunity to establish themselves within Newfoundland and Labrador. For more information about Safety NL, please visit http://safetyservicesnl.ca