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TOP Readiness

TOP Readiness is a 25-week program developed to prepare youth for the future by providing 5 weeks of employment readiness training, and 20 weeks of quality work experience with a local business or organization. 

Expressions of Interest now being accepted for Grand Falls - Windsor NL!

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  • between the ages of 15 and 30 (inclusive) at the time of intake/selection

  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or persons who have been granted refugee status in Canada

  • legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations

  • in need of assistance to overcome employment barriers


Training: 24 hr/week for 5 weeks at $13/hr (stipend)​

Work placement: 35 hr/week for 20 weeks at $13/hr

*Workplace wages are subject to change to align with minimum wage.*

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Program Overview

Week 1
  • Introduction to program

  • Exploring interests and future career choices

  • Team building

Week 2
  • Core employment skills

    • Conflict resolution​

    • intergenerational workplaces

    • Stress management

    • Working with the public

  • Intro to Post Secondary Options

  • Life Skills Development

Week 3
  • Certificate training​

    • First Aid

    • WHIMIS

    • Social Media

    • Safe Talk

  • Career Exploration

Week 4
  • "On the Job" Training

  • Getting a Job

    • Interview Skills​

    • Resume Building

  • One-on-One Personal Needs and Goals discussions

  • Placement Prep

  • Applying for quality work placements

Week 5
  • One-on-One Support

  • Placement Prep

  • Additional coverage of session topics

Week 6-25
  • Quality Work Experience

  • Return to Coordinator one day monthly for additional training

  • One-on-one support as needed

Sessions & Seats

Tentative Program Dates (Grand Falls-Windsor):


Number of seats per session: Six (6)

The program will be held in Grand Falls-Windsor, NL 

For more information or inquiries contact:


Call: 1-866-221-6670 ext 202

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