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First Steps to Integration: Language, Culture, and Employment Supports for Newcomers and their Workplaces

First Steps to Integration is a 14-week part-time program for newcomers who want to learn English language and work skills to enable them to find employment in the hospitality or food industry.  Classes are held on-site in a workplace where the employer-partner participates in the training and job shadow.  The course includes English specific to the workplace, Essential Skills, Digital Literacy, Workplace Culture, and Job Shadow.  In addition, an Employment Broker provides one-on-one support and counseling to assist participants to find successful employment and expand their career path. Ideal for those with CLB 3-4.