YES2Tech Program

Start Date
A 15-week workforce development program!

About YES2Tech Program

Youth Employment Services (YES) is looking for participants to join the YES2Tech program starting on January 31, 2022!
As the labour market rapidly adapts to our increasingly virtual world, the Y2T program offers an opportunity to bridge the gap between the rising youth unemployment rate and the expanding job market of the digital age.
This program offers youth a supportive environment to obtain in-demand skills and, with YES’ leadership and employment opportunities, to become empowered in their employment goals.
This 15 week workforce development program offers participants:
Facilitated support with AWS re/Start Training to complete the cloud practitioner exam and become certified (go to for more information on AWS re/Start program)

  • Soft Skills training in valuable pre-employment areas such as conceptual thinking, problem solving, growth mindset, metacognition, self-efficacy and much more
  • Mentorship and networking opportunities with industry leaders
  • Personalized resume, interview skills, and job search support to begin your career in cloud computing
  • Specialized job search support 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be 29 years old and under
  • Must have completed post-secondary education
  • Must have an interest in cloud computing as a career path
  • IT knowledge and experience is an asset
  • Must have ability to commit to a 15 week full time (Mon – Fri) in class/virtual training program starting January 31, 2022
  • Must have access to a stable WiFi connection
  • Must reside within the GTA
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada
  • Must be a Canadian Citizen, PR, Convention Refugee, Refugee Claimant or have an open work permit valid for at least 1 year from program start date.
  • Must be highly motivated to participate
  • Must NOT currently be employed, enrolled in education or other training
  • Priority will be given to diverse populations 

Application Process:

  1. Fill out the online application and submit 1 page resume to
  2. Be invited to a group orientation
  3. Complete an aptitude test
  4. Be invited for 1-on-1 interviews with scenario-based questions