Electrical Engineering Connections is an Ontario-wide online bridge to work program designed to support internationally trained electrical engineering professionals with their integration into the Canadian labour market. This online program is delivered in partnership with Humber College and supported by the Government of Ontario.

To be eligible for the program, clients must reside in Ontario and hold valid Permanent Residence status etc. in Canada. See program full eligibility criteria for details.

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Program Components

  • Overview of the Ontario Electrical Code and Standards, Health & Safety Codes and Standards, Applications of Measuring Instruments, Industrial Automation in Ontario Energy Systems and Electrical Equipment in Ontario
  • Academic training from a recognized educational institute
  • Business communication and workplace culture training in a Canadian context
  • One-to-one support from an Employment Consultant who is knowledgeable about the sector

This online program is delivered in partnership with Humber College and supported by the Government of Ontario.

Program Benefits

  • Referrals to Speed Mentoring® and The Mentoring Partnership™
  • Effective job search strategies including market research techniques, resume development, interview skills and targeting your job search to companies that require your specific skills and experience
  • Referrals to job openings and connections to employers
  • Access to mentors who are professionals in your field
  • Invitations to attend recruitment and networking events
  • Post-hire support – job retention, business communication/language coaching


Companies we have worked with:

  • WEG
  • SES Automation Inc.
  • Davis Controls Ltd.
  • Rutenberg Sales
  • EllisDon
  • Ampere Limited
  • Vard Electro Canada
  • Ivaco Rolling Mills Ltd.
  • Grasshopper Solar
  • Toronto Hydro
  • City of Toronto
  • Crosslinx Transit Solutions

Program Eligibility

  • CLB 7 or higher preferred
  • Post-secondary education in relevant field  (degree or diploma in electrical engineering)
  • Permanent Residence, Convention Refugee, or Refugee Claimant with 1 year work permit, Naturalized Canadian Citizen
  • Minimum 2 years of electrical engineering experience from outside of Canada
  • Must reside in Ontario

Program Dates

April 15- June 14, 2024

July 15-September 13, 2024

October 15- December 13, 2024

Program Fees

The fee for this program is $500 + HST. This offsets a portion of the Humber College academic component.

Advisory Committee

Baijul Shukla, Director, Member Services & Strategic Partners, OSPE

Brandon Lambert, P. Eng, Department Manager, Plant/Station Engineering, Bruce Power

Claire Wappett, Recruiter, Talent Acquisition, Human Resource, Bruce Power

Dave Smiderle, PhD, Associate Dean, Continuous and Professional Learning, Humber College

Jim Klujber, Director of Engineering Services, Eaton

Kia Mohtashami, P. Eng, Technical Services Team Lead, Wainbee

Kaushal Thaker, P. Eng, PMP, Infrastructure Cloud Consultant, Google Canada

Maleeha Alvi, Solutions Business Development Architect, Schneider Electric