Earn while you learn!

Funded by the Government of Canada, Career Launcher is a new program offered through Fanshawe's employment centres in London, Simcoe, St. Thomas and Aylmer. 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 



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. A Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or a protected person as defined by the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

  3. Legally entitled to work in Canada

  4. Legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations

Next Steps

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! 

Contact Us 


Community Employment Services Fanshawe 

Nelson Plaza, 155 Clarke Road
London, ON 
(519) 432-1220

St. Thomas & Aylmer

St. Thomas, Ontario (Elgin Centre)
417 Wellington Street,
St. Thomas, Ontario N5R 5J5 

Phone: 519-637-9876
Text your name and question to: 226-210-0956

Aylmer, Ontario
20 Talbot Street East,
Aylmer, Ontario  N5H 1H4 

Phone: 226-210-6800

Text your name and question to: 226-210-0956


The Employment Centre
5 Queensway East - Unit 2, Simcoe ON N3Y 5K2
Phone: 519-428-1135 

Fax: 519-428-2602 
Email: cces@fanshawec.ca 

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