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Afghan and Ukrainian New Canadians in Ontario Manufacturing Project 

INTRODUCTION TO MANUFACTURING TRAINING PROGRAM

Overview

Welcome to the UTIMUS | Afghan and Ukrainian New Canadians in the Ontario Manufacturing sector workforce development project. The Strong Link has developed the Introduction to Manufacturing training program to support this project and its participants.

 

The program consists of three components:

A. Introduction to Manufacturing Course

2 Hours | Delivered Live Virtually over Zoom | Mandatory (Must Attend)

B. Mentorship Event

1.5 Hours | Delivered Live Virtually over Zoom | Mandatory (Must Attend)

  • Participants who complete both the Introduction to Manufacturing course and the Mentorship Session will obtain a The Strong Link | UTIMUS Introduction to Manufacturing Training Certificate, which can be listed on a resume or cover letter. 

  • Participants must attend and complete both the Introduction to Manufacturing Course and the Mentorship Event to conduct the complete the UTIMUS | Afghan and Ukrainian New Canadians in the Ontario Manufacturing sector workforce development project. 

C. Additional Industry Informational Videos

Pre-Recorded | Optional 

Several pre-recorded 15-20 min videos on various additional topics will be uploaded to this website and available on September 15th. Participants will be able to watch the videos to learn more about the manufacturing industry in Ontario.

START HERE

Please Complete Each of the 4 Stages Below

STAGE 1

EXPLAINER VIDEO

Please watch this 10 min explainer video.​

STAGE 2

READ THE PROGRAM INFORMATION

Learn about the Introduction to Manufacturing Course and Mentorship Event

Please read the overview of both the Introduction to Manufacturing Course and the Mentorship Event details below. Completion of both the course and mentorship event is required and are must-attend.

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A. INTRODUCTION TO MANUFACTURING COURSE

(Mandatory - Must Attend)

The Introduction to Manufacturing Course is designed to provide an overview of the types of industries, regulatory framework, businesses and potential employment positions within the manufacturing sector in Ontario.

 

Course Particulars

  • Duration | 2 Hours

  • Delivery | Live Virtually over Zoom | Morning & Evening Options Available

  • Instructor | Ashan Corea | The Strong Link Principal/Owner

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B. MENTORSHIP EVENT

(Mandatory - Must Attend)

The Mentorship Session is designed to allow each participant the opportunity to engage with leaders from the manufacturing sector, to ask questions and obtain advice to enable your employment journey. 

Mentorship Event Particulars

  • Duration | 1.5 Hours

  • Delivery | Live Virtually over Zoom | Morning & Evening Options Available

  • Instructor | Ashan Corea | The Strong Link Principal/Owner

IMPORTANT DATES

You have to attend one of the manufacturing course sessions (morning or evening), And one of the mentorship events (morning or evening). 

Please ensure you have verified with your UTIMUS Mentor which Cohort Group you belong to.

 1 

COHORT GROUP 

Introduction to Manufacturing Course (2 hrs)

Evening Session Option | Tuesday September 5th 2023 | 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Morning Session Option | Thursday September 7th 2023 | 9:30 - 11:30 am

Mentorship Event (1.5 hrs)

Evening Session Option | Wednesday September 13th 2023 | 5:30 - 7:00 pm

Morning Session Option | Thursday September 14th 2023 | 9:00 - 10:30 am

COHORT GROUP 

 2 

Introduction to Manufacturing Course (2 hrs)

Evening Session Option | Tuesday November 7th 2023 | 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Morning Session Option | Thursday November 9th 2023 | 9:30 - 11:30 am

Mentorship Event (1.5 hrs)

Evening Session Option | Tuesday November 14th 2023 | 5:30 - 7:00 pm

Morning Session Option | Thursday November 16th 2023 | 9:00 - 10:30 am

COHORT GROUP 

 3 

Introduction to Manufacturing Course (2 hrs)

Evening Session Option | Tuesday December 5th 2023 | 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Morning Session Option | Thursday December 7th 2023 | 9:30 - 11:30 am

Mentorship Event (1.5 hrs)

Evening Session Option | Tuesday December 12th 2023 | 5:30 - 7:00 pm

Morning Session Option | Thursday December 14th 2023 | 9:00 - 10:30 am

COHORT GROUP 

 4 

Introduction to Manufacturing Course (2 hrs)

Evening Session Option | Tuesday January 9th 2024 | 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Morning Session Option | Thursday January 11th 2024 | 9:30 - 11:30 am

Mentorship Event (1.5 hrs)

Evening Session Option | Tuesday January 16th 2024 | 5:30 - 7:00 pm

Morning Session Option | Thursday January 18th 2024 | 9:00 - 10:30 am

STAGE 3 | Registration

Register for the Introduction to Manufacturing Course & Mentorship Event

Please follow the registration steps outlined below.

 

Step 1. Please verify with your UTIMUS Mentor which cohort group you belong to.

Step 2. Please complete the registration form below. Select your cohort, course date, and mentorship event date that you will be able to attend.

Step 3. Once you submit the registration form - within 24-48 hours, you will receive two calendar invitation emails. One for the Introduction to Manufacturing Course and the other for the Mentorship Session. Please check your spam/junk email folder.

Step 4. Click the Accept button on both invitation emails to confirm your attendance.

Step 5. Please ensure the invitations appear on your calendar and that you have confirmed that you can attend.

 

  • You may join each session by clicking on the Zoom link on each calendar invitation email.

  • Please be sure to join the call 5-minutes prior to the start of each Zoom event. 

Participant Registration Form

Please indicate which Cohort Group you belong to. If you are unsure, please verify with your UTIMUS Mentor.

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Cohort 1 | Intro to Manufacturing Course Selection
Cohort 2 | Intro to Manufacturing Course Selection
Cohort 3 | Intro to Manufacturing Course Selection
Cohort 4 | Intro to Manufacturing Course Selection
Cohort 1 | Mentorship Event Selection
Cohort 2 | Mentorship Event Selection
Cohort 3 | Mentorship Event Selection
Cohort 4 | Mentorship Event Selection

Thank you for submitting your registration.

 

You will receive two calendar invitation emails within 24-48 hours. Please check your spam/junk folder.​

 

Once received, please click "Accept" on both emails to confirm your attendance.

STAGE 4 | Additional Information Videos

Watch Additional Industry Speaker Videos (Optional)

Please check this website on September 15th, 2023 for several additional 15-20 min videos developed by leaders in the manufacturing industry. The content is designed to enhance your understanding of the manufacturing sector in Ontario. Watching the additional videos is optional though highly recommended to better enable your employment journey.

QUESTIONS

Questions/Inquiries

If you have any questions regarding completing the above stages, please get in touch with your UTIMUS Mentor. We look forward to engaging each of you on the Introduction to Manufacturing Program, enabling your employment journey in support of the UTIMUS Afghan and Ukrainian New Canadians in the Ontario Manufacturing Sector Project.

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