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Scarborough

416-293-7489
3443 Finch Avenue East, Suite 102, Scarborough ON M1W 2S1
Phone: 416-293-7489
Fax: 416-293-1993
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30am-4:30pm (8pm on Thu)

Upcoming Events

April 2018

Resume Building
Scarborough @ 9:30 am

April 24 at 9:30 am - 11:00 am
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
Free

How do you make your work descriptions "pop"? What are some resume "don'ts" that will get your file tossed in the trash? This course walks you through creating a compelling résumé, and when it’s finished you’ll have the skills you need to get yours the attention it deserves.

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Cover Letters
Scarborough @ 11 am

April 24 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
Free

What exactly do you say in a cover letter? What are some "don't"s that will get your file tossed in the trash? This course walks you through creating a compelling cover letters, and when it’s finished you’ll have the skills you need to get yours the attention it deserves.

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Job Interviews
Scarborough @ 2 pm

April 24 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
Free

In the middle of an important job interview, the interviewer hits you with a question that makes your mind go blank. As you struggle to say something, panic sets in—which only makes things worse. This happens to everyone, but it doesn’t have to. This workshop teaches you how to handle these stressful events, stay focused, and impress potential employers.

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Second Career Orientation
Scarborough @ 10 am

April 25 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
Free

In this session, you will receive an overview of the Second Career program including detailed information about the eligibility and suitability requirements, general guidelines and what to expect through the application process.

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Job Interviews
Scarborough @ 2 pm

April 25 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
Free

In the middle of an important job interview, the interviewer hits you with a question that makes your mind go blank. As you struggle to say something, panic sets in—which only makes things worse. This happens to everyone, but it doesn’t have to. This workshop teaches you how to handle these stressful events, stay focused, and impress potential employers.

Find out more »

Standard First Aid & CPR Training
Scarborough @ 3 pm

April 26 at 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
$65

Training session with the Canadian Red Cross for Standard First Aid and CPR.

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Applying for Jobs with the City of Toronto
Scarborough @ 10 am

April 27 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
Free

Learn how to make your application stand out when applying for jobs with the City of Toronto. Find out what hiring managers in the city are looking for, so that you can have the best chance at landing that interview for your dream job.

Find out more »
May 2018

Resume Building
Scarborough @ 9:30 am

May 1 at 9:30 am - 11:00 am
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
Free

How do you make your work descriptions "pop"? What are some resume "don'ts" that will get your file tossed in the trash? This course walks you through creating a compelling résumé, and when it’s finished you’ll have the skills you need to get yours the attention it deserves.

Find out more »

Cover Letters
Scarborough @ 11 am

May 1 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
Free

What exactly do you say in a cover letter? What are some "don't"s that will get your file tossed in the trash? This course walks you through creating a compelling cover letters, and when it’s finished you’ll have the skills you need to get yours the attention it deserves.

Find out more »

Networking
Scarborough @ 2 pm

May 1 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
Free

Experts estimate that as many as 90% of all jobs are never posted to the public. That’s a lot! The only way to connect with these ‘hidden’ jobs is by networking—reaching out to the people you know. This course will offer insight into growing, strengthening, and activating your network in person and online.

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Job Interviews
Scarborough @ 10 am

May 3 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
Free

In the middle of an important job interview, the interviewer hits you with a question that makes your mind go blank. As you struggle to say something, panic sets in—which only makes things worse. This happens to everyone, but it doesn’t have to. This workshop teaches you how to handle these stressful events, stay focused, and impress potential employers.

Find out more »

Standard First Aid & CPR Training
Scarborough @ 3:30 pm

May 3 at 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
$65

Become certified in Standard First Aid and CPR with the Canadian Red Cross.

Find out more »

Occupational Research
Scarborough @ 10 am

May 7 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
Free

What jobs are you qualified for, and are there any available nearby? Is your field expected to grow, shrink, or stay the same over the next five years? How much does someone with your qualifications typically earn? This course will teach you how to research the job market, so that you can stop wasting time on dead-ends and start making the most of your job search.

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Resume Building
Scarborough @ 9:30 am

May 8 at 9:30 am - 11:00 am
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
Free

How do you make your work descriptions "pop"? What are some resume "don'ts" that will get your file tossed in the trash? This course walks you through creating a compelling résumé, and when it’s finished you’ll have the skills you need to get yours the attention it deserves.

Find out more »

Cover Letters
Scarborough @ 11 am

May 8 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
Free

What exactly do you say in a cover letter? What are some "don't"s that will get your file tossed in the trash? This course walks you through creating a compelling cover letters, and when it’s finished you’ll have the skills you need to get yours the attention it deserves.

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Health, Safety & Employment Standards
Scarborough @ 2 pm

May 8 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
Free

When can your boss fire you without warning? Do you always earn over time pay for working on a holiday? If your coworkers make sexist jokes or spread gossip about you, what can you do? This workshop helps you understand your rights and responsibilities as a worker, which gives you real power and makes everyone safer.

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Second Career Orientation
Scarborough @ 10:30 am

May 9 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
Free

In this session, you will receive an overview of the Second Career program including detailed information about the eligibility and suitability requirements, general guidelines and what to expect through the application process.

Find out more »

Standard First Aid & CPR Training
Scarborough @ 3:30 pm

May 10 at 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
$65

Become certified in Standard First Aid and CPR with the Canadian Red Cross.

Find out more »

LinkedIn
Scarborough @ 1 pm

May 14 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
Free

LinkedIn.com is the world's largest social media site geared towards professional networking, but it can be intimidating to know where to begin. In this course, you will develop your LinkedIn profile while learning advanced tips and tricks for getting the most out of the platform.

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Resume Building
Scarborough @ 9:30 am

May 15 at 9:30 am - 11:00 am
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
Free

How do you make your work descriptions "pop"? What are some resume "don'ts" that will get your file tossed in the trash? This course walks you through creating a compelling résumé, and when it’s finished you’ll have the skills you need to get yours the attention it deserves.

Find out more »

Cover Letters
Scarborough @ 11 am

May 15 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
Free

What exactly do you say in a cover letter? What are some "don't"s that will get your file tossed in the trash? This course walks you through creating a compelling cover letters, and when it’s finished you’ll have the skills you need to get yours the attention it deserves.

Find out more »

Customer Service Excellence
Scarborough @ 9:30 am

May 16 at 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
Free

Excellent service does not simply come from a friendly transaction or helpful technology – it is the result of truly understanding the customer’s expectations and finding ways to exceed them. Join us for a full day of customer service excellence training and learn how to delight customers across any industry.

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Standard First Aid & CPR Training
Scarborough @ 3:30 pm

May 17 at 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
$65

Become certified in Standard First Aid and CPR with the Canadian Red Cross.

Find out more »

Resume Building
Scarborough @ 9:30 am

May 22 at 9:30 am - 11:00 am
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
Free

How do you make your work descriptions "pop"? What are some resume "don'ts" that will get your file tossed in the trash? This course walks you through creating a compelling résumé, and when it’s finished you’ll have the skills you need to get yours the attention it deserves.

Find out more »

Cover Letters
Scarborough @ 11 am

May 22 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
Free

What exactly do you say in a cover letter? What are some "don't"s that will get your file tossed in the trash? This course walks you through creating a compelling cover letters, and when it’s finished you’ll have the skills you need to get yours the attention it deserves.

Find out more »

Resume Building
Scarborough @ 3 pm

May 23 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
Free

How do you make your work descriptions "pop"? What are some resume "don'ts" that will get your file tossed in the trash? This course walks you through creating a compelling résumé, and when it’s finished you’ll have the skills you need to get yours the attention it deserves.

Find out more »

Job Interviews
Scarborough @ 10 am

May 24 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
Free

In the middle of an important job interview, the interviewer hits you with a question that makes your mind go blank. As you struggle to say something, panic sets in—which only makes things worse. This happens to everyone, but it doesn’t have to. This workshop teaches you how to handle these stressful events, stay focused, and impress potential employers.

Find out more »

Standard First Aid & CPR Training
Scarborough @ 3:30 pm

May 24 at 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
$65

Become certified in Standard First Aid and CPR with the Canadian Red Cross.

Find out more »

OSAP
Scarborough @ 4 pm

May 24 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
Free

Learn about the new Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP), including the eligibility and suitability requirements, general guidelines, and what to expect through the application and repayment process. This event is ideal for anyone who wishes to apply to a post- secondary institution and requires additional financial support.

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Applying for jobs with the City of Toronto
Scarborough @ 2 pm

May 25 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
Free

Learn how to make your application stand out when applying for jobs with the City of Toronto. Find out what hiring managers in the city are looking for, so that you can have the best chance at landing that interview for your dream job.

Find out more »

Apprenticeships
Scarborough @ 2 pm

May 28 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
Free

What can you expect from a career in the skilled trades? How long does an apprenticeship take to complete, and how much money will it cost you? This info-session offers basic information about beginning a career as an apprentice.

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Resume Building
Scarborough @ 9:30 am

May 29 at 9:30 am - 11:00 am
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
Free

How do you make your work descriptions "pop"? What are some resume "don'ts" that will get your file tossed in the trash? This course walks you through creating a compelling résumé, and when it’s finished you’ll have the skills you need to get yours the attention it deserves.

Find out more »

Cover Letters
Scarborough @ 11 am

May 29 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
Free

What exactly do you say in a cover letter? What are some "don't"s that will get your file tossed in the trash? This course walks you through creating a compelling cover letters, and when it’s finished you’ll have the skills you need to get yours the attention it deserves.

Find out more »

Standard First Aid & CPR Training
Scarborough @ 3:30 pm

May 31 at 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
VPI Scarborough, 3443 Finch Ave East, Suite 102,
Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2S1 Canada
$65

Become certified in Standard First Aid and CPR with the Canadian Red Cross.

Find out more »
June 2018

What Employers Want
Centennial College @ 5 pm

June 28 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Hear directly from a panel of employers about the skills and attitudes they're looking for in employees. After the discussion, meet and network with employers and other job seekers.

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