At our Program, you will receive in-house instruction combined with on-the-job training with our local and regional businesses partners.

Together with our instructor/counsellors, you will develop an individual goal plan and an action plan. We will help you develop strategies to overcome any challenges that have prevented you from getting or keeping a job in the past.


There are many components to the training offered here at SSWAP.

Instructional areas include Life Skills and Personal Development, Essential Skills, Customer Service, Computer Fundamentals, Portfolio, Work/Life Literacy, Budgeting, Healthy Living, Career Exploration and Employability Skills like adaptability, presentation, teamwork, confidence as well as others. Learn more about them here.

The four work exploration areas at SSWAP are: Workshop, Janitorial, Food Services and Reception. More information here.


Participants receive certifications in FoodSafe, Standard First Aid, CPR and WHMIS.