Custodial Training

SMCDSB Custodial Training Program: SPOTS ARE STILL AVAILABLE!!

Who: This program is offered to students in grades 11 and 12, High School graduates, and adults who wish to complete their Ontario Secondary School Diploma

When:  Courses will run from November 2023 until May 2024. Dates and Times will evolve as the program schedule is finalized!

Where:  Courses will be a mix of virtual and face-to-face delivery depending on the unit being taught.  The majority of the program will be taught virtually.  Students will be given hands-on workplace experience and Training!

Registration:  Students can register or request more information using the following form:  Application/Interest Form

The Custodial Services Training Program has two parts:

1. Virtual/Face-to-face with a digital literacy component to enhance 21st-century learning skills.  Students can earn 2 credits for this component

2. Job Placement: Cooperative Education placement for 3 credits – times of work will vary depending on the placement and student.

Program Benefits

The benefits of the program include:

  • focused classroom learning for workplace preparation (220 hours)
    • TCH4E - Construction Technology: HVAC, Heating Cooling, Fire Safety & Customer Service
    • IDC4O - Interdisciplinary Students
  • On-the-job experience in the cooperative education placement (330 hours);
    • TCH4EX1
    • IDC4OX2
  • Build your resume with certifications in First Aid/CPR, WHMIS, Fall Arrest, Power Hand Tool Safety, Worker Safety Awareness, Infection Prevention and Control, Safe Food handling, Workplace Violence and Harassment Prevention;
  • Network with employers and community agencies; and
  • Learn about safety protocols, cleaning procedures, equipment training, use of tools and become trained by knowledgeable professionals in the industry.
  • Successful Students will be given an EXIT INTERVIEW with SMCDSB Human Resources and Custodial Services! This could lead to PART-TIME or FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT!