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EMC is working in partnership with the SWPP team to achieve Canada’s Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Strategy, which is meant to drive systemic change in the skills development system by EMC working with post-secondary institution partners to effectively align ‘work-ready’ skills of students with the skills required by Canada’s manufacturers.
WILWorks will provide value to manufacturing employers by providing wage subsidies to employers that offer quality student work placements.
- A registered Canadian business or organization
- A member of Canada’s manufacturing and related sectors (e.g., North American Industry
Classification – NAICS codes 31-33)
- Not a federal or provincial government organization
- Financially capable to hire a student for a part- or full-time work term, pay them consistently
and provide a meaningful work experience
- Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or persons to whom refugee protection has been
conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (International students are not
- Registered full-time or part-time in a recognized Canadian post-secondary institution in any
program, e.g., Arts, Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, STEM (Science, Technology
- Legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation
- The WIL (work integrated learning) experience must be recognized by the student’s post
secondary institution to be eligible.
- If not part of a formal education program, work experience that complements a
student’s program of study and career goals may also qualify.