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Woodgreen Community Services

WoodGreen works with job seekers to explore their career goals and pursue long-term and meaningful employment. With a dedicated team of job coaches and job developers, we offer one-on-one employment counselling, skill-building workshops, specialized training and placement strategies, as well as a range of programs designed for youth, people with disabilities, newcomers and mature workers. Our partnerships with service providers and employers allow us to connect clients with the opportunities they need to succeed.

Pre-apprenticeship Programs

Brief description

Plumbing Pre-Apprenticeship Level 1 Program

In partnership with George Brown College, this 11-week skills training program provides newcomers and jobseekers with an opportunity to start their skilled trades career in plumbing. Participants will have access to additional supports to assist them with their training throughout the program.


CNC / Precision Machining Skills Training Program

Delivered in partnership with George Brown College, this free training program is designed to prepare participants for entry-level work in the manufacturing sector. This program includes 14 weeks of CNC/Precision Machining training and employability skills training, as well as an 8-week paid job placement.


Industrial Mechanic Millwright Pre-Apprenticeship Program

Delivered by George Brown College in partnership with WoodGreen, this 20-week skills-training program prepares internationally trained job seekers for the role of Building Official, working in the construction sector or public administration.



·   18 years of age and older

·   Legally entitled to work in Ontario

·   Have minimum Grade 12 Math and English (or equivalent)


**Interested applicants will be assessed for Math and English skills (Ontario Grade 12 or equivalent**


Communities they serve:

Website:  or

Program Contact information: 

Call: (416) 405-5254  or email:

Plumbing Pre-Apprenticeship Level 1 Program | Niki Stamatelos ( , (437)-925-2190) 

CNC / Precision Machining Skills Training Program | Lisa Singh ( , (416)-365-325) 

Industrial Mechanic Millwright Pre-Apprenticeship Program | Sacha Bradley ( , (416)-415-5000 ext. 3007)


PROGRAM TYPE: Community Based Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00 pm

SERVING: Anglophone

REGISTRATION PROCESS: Call: (416) 405-5254  or email:

INTAKE: No end date, on-going programming. 

ELIGIBILITY: Services are available to individuals that are eligible to work in Canada, have a valid work permit, and are not already registered with another Employment Ontario service provider.


Various locations. 815 Danforth Ave #100, Toronto, ON M4J 1L2

650 Queen St E Toronto, ON, M4M 1G5, 1533 Victoria Park Ave Scarborough ON M1L 2T3, 

2930 Lake Shore Blvd W Toronto, ON, M8V 1J4, 201- 219 Dufferin St. , Suite 1C Toronto, ON M6K 3J1

Program Updates

Some program dates may change. Contact the organization for more details:

1. WG ES Client Flyer Aug 2022 (1).pdf
WG Trades Open House Flyer FEB 2024.pdf