REDI Program

REDI Program

Manufacturing Production Worker Program

The Manufacturing Production Worker Program helps refugees in Winnipeg improve their English language skills and provides them with a pathway into employment as production workers with manufacturing companies in Manitoba.

This program is part of the Refugee Employment Development Initiative (REDI) and is a joint programming initiative between Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology (MITT) and Opportunities for Employment (OFE).

In this program, students have the opportunity to:

  • Learn important language and communication skills for employment in a Canadian company
  • Gain confidence through daily language practice, workplace culture lessons, and teacher feedback
  • Develop the Essential Skills and technical skills needed to succeed in a manufacturing company in Manitoba
  • Get help and support for school, work, and home from a dedicated team of specialists including educational assistants, counsellors, employment coaches, and more
  • Continue learning after getting a job, with priority placement in evening ESL classes and access to English at Work classes
Class times Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Next start dates May 21, 2019
August 26, 2019
December 2, 2019

Redi infographic

Entrance requirements

To apply for this program, you must:

  • Be a refugee or refugee claimant in Canada aged 18 years or older
  • Have a Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) between 1 – 4
  • Be currently unemployed or working less than 20 hours per week
  • Be available to study full-time

To Apply

To apply to the program, please call 204-989-7746, email redi@mitt.ca or visit the MITT English Language Centre at 609 Erin Street, Winnipeg, MB.

Please bring the following with you on your first visit to MITT:

  • Landing Papers, Permanent Resident (PR) Card or Work Permit
  • Social Insurance Number (SIN)

Description

Part 1: Language Training
12 weeks at MITT – 609 Erin Street, Winnipeg, MB

Part 2: Employment Training
Up to 12 weeks at OFE – 294 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB

The Manufacturing Production Worker Program features two phases: sector-specific language training with MITT and occupation-specific employment training with OFE. Language training at MITT focuses specifically on the English skills necessary to succeed in employment as a production worker in the manufacturing sector.

Have a question?
Email redi@mitt.ca or call 204-989-7746.

Or find answers to frequently asked questions about the program.

To register for an Information Session, please contact Manitoba Start at 204-944 8833 or in-person at 271 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg.

Funding for this program provided by:

  • The Manitoba government
  • The Government of Canada

Contact us today and we will be more than happy to help you with any questions or concerns you have.

Find Your New Career

If you're not sure how to take that next step, our Career Services team can help you connect your interests with the right courses to launch a new career. Find salary potential and career pathways for hundreds of careers in Manitoba.

Career Services 1

Student Services

Several services are offered to assist students in fulfilling their goals at the Institute. Child care, tutor programs, and much more.

STUDENT SERVICES 1

Questions?

Call us at 204-989-6500

EMAIL US 1