Georgian College’s Midland campus offering free pre-apprenticeship program this spring

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Those looking to gain skills for entry into the skilled trades can start building an in-demand career with Georgian College’s free industrial mechanic millwright, welder, industrial electrician, and plumbing pre-apprenticeship program at the Midland campus. The 32-week program starts May 3 and includes a 12-week work placement. Midland campus associate dean Mac Greaves said pre-apprenticeship […]

Regional partners launch Automation Accelerator pilot program

Automation Accelerator Program

Area partners are excited to launch the Automation Accelerator pilot program to create a responsive, industry-driven solution that provides regional manufacturers with training and knowledge to implement Industry 4.0 solutions. The pilot project is supported by the County of Simcoe, member municipalities, the Cities of Barrie and Orillia, Georgian College, Lakehead University and the Government of […]

Action Play Centre in Midland looking to become small private school

Mike and Jennifer Hearn are unimpressed with the Ministry of Education’s plan for the 2020 school year, so much so that they’ve decided to offer local families an alternative. The Hearns are transforming their business, the Action Play Centre, into a small private school. The Academic Play Centre: Midland’s Mini School will house two 10-student […]

New program at Georgian College will provide students with paid work

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Georgian College is expanding its commitment to work-integrated learning with the launch of the Drive Ability – Opening Doors Program, a new initiative that will provide students and recent graduates with the hands-on experience and career-ready skills to succeed in today’s global economy. Funded by the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development’s Career Ready […]

RapidSkills: Supporting workers in a changing economy

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Georgian College, in partnership with the Government of Ontario, is proud to introduce the RapidSkills program. The RapidSkills program consists of four microcredentials, which are short-term, competency-based, industry-recognized certifications. It aims to prepare underutilized or underemployed workers, workers at risk of job loss, and unemployed individuals for longevity in the auto and advanced manufacturing sectors, […]

Build an in-demand career at Georgian College Midland Campus

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Want to gain skills for entry into the trades, but don’t know where to start? You can take the first step toward building an in-demand career with Georgian College’s 33-week multi-trade Industrial Mechanic, Welder, Industrial Electrician and Plumber pre-apprenticeship program. It starts April 13 at the Midland Campus. Midland Campus Associate Dean Mac Greaves said […]