Pre & Post Canadian Workplace Training (CWT)

What is Pre & Post Canadian Workplace Training (CWT)?

Are you looking for a job? Is English your second language? Pre & Post Canadian Workplace Training can help you find an entry-level job by offering both English and job-specific workplace training. After choosing their focus from the options below, students receive language instruction combined with a job-specific training and receive a certificate upon completion. Options include:

  1. Childcare Level 1 Certificate Training: Child Development Assistant certificate issued by Alberta Human Services.
  2. Hotel Housekeeping Job Training: Graduation certificate from CIES.
  3. Warehouse/Logistics Job Training: Graduation certificate from CIES.

In addition to technical skills training, you will also receive a chance to meet employers for workshops, presentations, and mock interviews. CWT students also receive a FREE monthly bus pass while they are enrolled in class.

Is childcare available?

CWT students receive $500/month per child to purchase childcare services from a licensed facility while they are enrolled in class.


When is it?

Class Intakes

This program has ongoing intake, meaning students can register anytime.

CWT Class Schedule
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
6:00PM – 9:00PM 6:00PM – 9:00PM 6:00PM – 9:00PM 6:00PM – 9:00PM

Where is it?

This program is offered at the following locations:

  1. CIES Westwinds (NE)
    • #311, 32 Westwinds Crescent Northeast, Calgary, AB T3J 5L3
    • Contact (587) 392-4177

What is the cost?

This program is offered for free with no registration fees.

How do I join?

Requirements / Eligibility

To join this program you must meet the following eligibility:

  • Must be a Permanent Resident (PR), Refugee, or Live-In Caregiver
  • Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 3 or higher
  • No previous employment pre-requisite is required, only an active desire to find employment
  • For students enrolling in the Childcare classes, they must first receive a Calgary Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector ($30)  & First Aid & CPR certification ($75) before entering the program.

To register for this program, fill out the form below

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What If I Have Other Questions?

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