Career Launcher


Earn while you learn!

Funded by the Government of Canada, Career Launcher is a new program offered through Fanshawe's employment centres in St. Thomas, Aylmer, London and Simcoe. This program comes at no cost to eligible participants!  
Eligible participants will receive funding to offset program costs (eg. tuition and textbook expenses) for up to one year while they take part in online workshops covering employability and skills training. Participants will also receive a stipend to allow them to attend certain program components that may include additional expenses (eg. transportation costs, child care). Take advantage of individual coaching and support from one of our Employment Consultants as you identify and develop your new career path!
Employers - Hiring supports available to participating employers, including financial incentives. 

Workshop topics

  • Self-assessment (current skills, interests, values, etc.) 
  • Marketing yourself
  • Job search and labour market exploration
  • Employment skill building 
  • Occupation-specific skills and qualifications 
  • Workplace culture and expectations 
  • Safety on the job 

Participants and Eligibility

Prior to accepting or recruiting an individual as a participant in the project, the individual shall verify that they are:
  1. Between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive);
  2. Canadian citizen, or permanent resident or a protected person as defined by the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act;
  3. Legally entitled to work in Canada; and
  4. Legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations. 

More information

For more information, or to inquire about applying for Career Launcher, please complete the form below and we will be in touch with you within 2-3 business days. Don't forget to select your preferred service location so that we can provide you with the best service possible! If you prefer to contact Career and Employment Services in St. Thomas and Aylmer directly, please call 519-637-9876; text your name and question to 226-210-0956 or email us at


This project is funded by the Government of Canada
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