Choosing a new career path is a major life altering decision. It will affect every aspect of your life. Some people know exactly what they want to do while others are overwhelmed by choices. Conestoga can assist you with educational options that will help you make an educated choice that will suit your life and financial expectations. To learn more view programs funded by the Second Career Strategy program.
Funding may be available through MTCU Second Career Strategy for those who qualify. Conestoga Career Centre advisors can assist you through the process of collecting information needed for your application, however MTCU grants the funding not the colleges themselves.
Second Career provides help to laid-off workers in need who will benefit most from training to find work. Several factors are considered when figuring out who will receive funding. Applicants will be assisted based on their active job search, length of unemployment, education background, work history, labour market prospects, training request, experience and occupational skills.
The Second Career Strategy will support recently laid-off unemployed workers who require skills training for employment in high-skill, demand occupations in the local labour market.
Key Changes to Second Career (SC) (as of November 20th, 2009)
You can apply to Second Career if you:
Second Career Strategy can help an applicant with the costs of tuition, books, living expenses and other costs associated with the training to build skills for a new career.
Please select the program of interest by visiting the funded programs list noted on the right side and refer to Admissions Procedures included with each program description.
If you do not:
Funding may be available through MTCU Second Career Strategy for those who qualify.
Subject areas are listed in the upper right hand corner. Select an area that is of interest to you to learn more and please contact the appropriate coordinator for more details or arrange an appointment to discuss the program.
For more information please contact the Conestoga Career Centre at 519-748-3535 or