Career and Life Planning Resources
Career Assessments and Portfolio Development
My BluePrint - sign-in using email@example.com; career and post-secondary research
Ontario Skills Passport - site where jobs and associated skills and work habits are linked; provides a variety of assessment tools
Service Canada -research engine where you can find out job descriptions and employability stats.
College and University Programs and Applications
OCAS site to research and apply to college
Ontario University Application Centre - site to research and apply to university
Career Colleges Ontario - site to research private colleges (Homepage)
CCO College Search - (as above - search page)
Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities - links to post-secondary education, apprenticeships, Job Bank/job postings, OSAP, etc.
OSAP - info about OSAP and link to an Aid Estimator
CanLearn - go to “Online Tools”, then click on “Student Financial Assistance Estimator”. This is a good sit to use students of low income families, full and part time students with dependent children, and students with permanent disabilities.
Paying for College: Tuition and Financial Assistance - page from OCAS - has links to various scholarships
Apprenticeships and Tech
College of Trades - site to research careers in the trades (Homepage)
Trades in Ontario (as above - direct link to trades)
tradeability.ca is a virtual Employment Ontario resource centre focused on the skilled trades and apprenticeship program and is located in Durham Region; some available jobs are posted