Upcoming Workshops

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Certification Workshops

Certification workshops have an associated fee unless you are registered with KEYS.  If you wish to attend, but are not registered with KEYS services, please call ahead to make an appointment to meet with an Employment Advisor.

Other Workshops

You must be registered with KEYS services to attend any other workshops. Speak with your KEYS Advisor or call 613 546 5559 for an appointment.

LinkedIn for Beginners

Thursday, November 11th, 1.00 pm to 2.00 pm

Interactive workshop delivered on Zoom

Are you ready to optimize your job search?

A strong Linkedln  profile  can attract  employers to you and help you discover new and exciting opportunities to grow your career. Whether you're new to Linkedln or are just looking for tips to get the best out of your profile. Join us for a step by step workshop on how to build your profile and create a strong online presence.

Register at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/linkedin-for-beginners-tickets-155964075749?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

Resume Right

Monday, 8th November, 1.00pm to 2.30pm

Interactive workshop delivered on Zoom

Description: A successful job search begins with a strong resume. Learn how to present yourself for the job you want and stand out from the crowd.

Topics covered:

  • The different types of resumes and choosing the best format for you.
  • Resume components
  • How to tailor your resume to your audience
  • Do’s and don’ts of resumes
  • Practice examples

Eventbrite link: https://keysresume.eventbrite.ca


CHART - a Career in Hospitality & Tourism

Coming soon - dates to be confirmed

3-weeks Virtual/In-person Training

Interested in a fun, exciting, fast-paced career? Begin or renew your career in the hospitality & tourism industry. CHART - a  Career  in  Hospitality  and  Tourism,  is  a FREE, on-line & in-person training program that will give you employer-recognized training & paid work experience.

  • Earn industry-recognized certifications such as: emerit Workplace Essentials (WOE), Smart Serve, Safe Food Handling, Customer Service Excellence & WHMIS
  • Obtain training on Covid safety protocols & OHSA standards
  • Gain PAID on-the-job experience
  • Receive post-program employment support

Upcoming 3-week program starts soon. To learn more, contact carolr@keys.ca



D-Z Licence and a JOB!

Monday, 8th November to Friday, 10th December, 2021 - full days

Experiential training at various training sites

Obtain your D-Z licence and get a job!

Begin a long-term career as a driver or snowplow operator. This FREE 5-week program will give you employer-recognized training & paid work experience.

To apply you should be:

  • Currently unemployed or underemployed
  • Available to participate in all of the training and seeking full-time employment upon completion

As a participant, you will:

  • Obtain your D-Z Licence
  • Receive Snow plow Operator training
  • Obtain CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Learn about Traffic Hazard Control

5-week program starts: November 8th, 2021

Spots are limited, So register NOW!
For More Information Contact Carol-Ann Preston, Project Coordinator

Email: carol-annp@keys.ca


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Upcoming Events / Workshops



Welcome to Kingston Night

DATE(S) AND TIME(S): Thursday, October 28th, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

WHERE: Location to be confirmed

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Book an appointment to see how KEYS services can help you.

Call or email at your leisure and we will contact you as soon as possible.

Kingston (Downtown):

Phone: 613.546.5559
E-Mail: info@keys.ca


Phone: 613.382.1085
E-Mail: gan@keys.ca

Smiths Falls:

Phone: 613.552.2759
E-Mail: gan@keys.ca


Phone: 613.359.1140
E-Mail: elgin@keys.ca