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Expressway - Cybersecurity Bridging Program

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Expressway - Cybersecurity Bridging Program

Interested in a career in Cybersecurity?

COSTI’s Expressway Cybersecurity Bridging program in partnership with Sheridan College, prepares internationally training Information Technologists for jobs in the Cybersecurity sector, including Cybersecurity Specialist/Technician, Cybersecurity Incident Analyst/Responder, and Cybersecurity Analyst.

Offered by Sheridan College, individuals have an opportunity to register for three Cybersecurity courses: Cybersecurity Fundamentals, Offensive Security 1 and Offensive Security 2.

The program includes four weeks of pre-employment preparation in a virtual setting followed by over 12 weeks of online Cybersecurity training and ongoing case management for up to 12 months.

Individuals who qualify, may receive a full tuition subsidy (some conditions apply).

To register: nes@costi.org.

Services Available

  • Pre-employment services
  • Career assessment and planning
  • Job search strategies
  • Access to Mentoring and Peer Mentoring support
  • Occupational- specific technical and essential skills training
  • Occupational-specific workplace cultural and communication
  • Sector-focused retention services and ongoing case management

Who is Eligible

Services are available to individuals who have acquired professional qualifications and experience outside of Canada and who have been unable to access employment in their field of expertise.

Individuals must be able to communicate at an advanced level of English (CBL Level 7 or higher) and have training and international work experience in a highly skilled occupation.

Participants must be landed, conventional refugees, individuals on a Minister's Permit or refugee claimants with a valid work permit.

 

Contact Details for:

Expressway - Cybersecurity Bridging Program
6750 Winston Churchill Blvd., Unit 8A
Phone: 289.843.3228
Email: nes@costi.org

This Program is Located at:

Employment Services, Mississauga
6750 Winston Churchill Boulevard, Unit 8A
Mississauga, ON L5N 4C4
Phone: 905.567.0482 | mississaugaemployment@costi.org

There is no fee for this program.

COSTI's Expressway Cybersecurity Bridging program is funded by Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development

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