– An Ontario Bridge Training Program for Internationally Trained Individuals
The # 1 career bridge training program in Ottawa.
Navigating the Canadian IT Workplace (NCITW) is a bridge-to-work project for internationally educated ICT professionals.
This unique program is designed to help participants through career transition.12 weeks of training and a professional education will expose Internationally Educated Professionals (IEPs) to the local Canadian workplace culture, business practices and professional ethics, as well as improve their communication skills and understanding of the local labour market.
This project will connect internationally educated ICT professionals with local lT and user industry employers to develop a seamless, two-way, win-win, integration process.
Our Program Includes:
- IT Workplace Communication
- Current trends in IT
- Networking with guest speakers and mentors from the IT community
- Acquire your first Canadian work experience through our co-op!
ICT Project Management
An intensive introduction to Project Management in the IT industry.
Learn the 5 phases and 9 knowledge areas of importance as it relates to working in the technology industry.
- Roles of IT employees
- Employer expectations
- Project lifecycles
- Management methodologies
Career Coaching Program
Develop your Career transition plan in the Canadian market.
- Breakdown of the IT market
- Professions within the industry
- Build your competency profile
- Formulation of effective job search strategies
Designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the cur rent “High Demand” skills imperative in today’s technology labour market.
- Conduct research
- Gain knowledge of required technical skills
- Discover how to find gainful employment in IT
Learn the importance of how to present styles of communication at the Canadian workplace.
- An overview of communication in Canada’ s business environment
- Theoretical and practical frameworks
- Step-by-step preparation of delivery
- Practice your presentation with our professionals!
Workplace Communication in Writing
Here is an opportunity to examine common workplace problems that can be addressed through written communication.
- Analyze the situation and the likely attitude of the reader
- Choose writing strategies to produce effective messages
- Learn to manage your messages and correct your writing
- Problem-solving approach is utilized
What is Culture? And how is culture and diversity important in managing conflict resolution? Explore the answers throughout the program using
- Exploring the cultural iceberg
- Review of cultural dimensions
- Characteristics of a multicultural Canadian workplace
- Working with cultural differences
- Strategies for communicating across diversity
Explores and discusses common professional ethic issues in the workplace, especially in the IT sector in Canada.
- Discuss real scenarios that you will encounter in the workplace
- What is the correct way of dealing with them?
- What are the incorrect ways of dealing with them?
- Learn how to evaluate the ethics of important situations that are presented in the workplace.
- Consider the implications of the different responses
This interactive module provides the language tools to confidently discuss and understand workplace topics and situations.
- You will receive an initial, individual diagnosis of your speech pattern
- There is an emphasis on building confidence through tailored workplace simulations and case studies
- Pronunciation techniques
Technical Writing presents a model for developing documentation in a high-level lT environment, for IT professionals to apply them to various deliverables in a variety of formats.
- Documentation in the software and IT industries
- Methods can be applied to producing documentation in any technical discipline.
- Ability to understand the documentation process
- Create a usable outline for document delivery
Other Employment Services
- Bridging Program For Internationally Trained Accounting Professionals
- Co-op Opportunities For Accounting And IT Professionals
- Job Referrals
- Job Search Workshops
- Job Readiness Preparation: resume clinic and interview coaching
- Professional Mentorship Matching
Employment Support Services to International Students (New)
- Services to Employer
- Diversity Training And Culture Orientation
- Staffing Solutions
- Tailored In-House Workplace Communication Skills Training
Registration and Eligibility
- Permanent residents and convention refugees
- Canadian citizens with IT background in country of origin
- English level at CLB 7 or above
- Internationally trained IT professionals working or looking for jobs in IT sectors
For more info, please contact:
Song Guo, Training Coordinator
613 235 4875 ext. 138
Scarlett Dong, Outreach Coordinator/Office Manager
613 235 4875 ext. 146