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Welcome to TECHNATION’s LaunchPad!

Designed to support both employers and students across Canada to host and experience successful work placements in future tech-enabled roles

Developing the next generation of tech talent

Access e-learning modules, tools, and resources to enhance experiences for your student employees.

TECHNATION’s Career Ready Program supports both students and employers with eLearning modules that provide practical and relevant tools and resources for enhancedWorkplace Integrated Learning (WIL)-experiences. The initiative is focused on accelerating onboarding for WIL-program participants and providing Information and Communications Technology (ICT) based training.

Employer Ready Courses

Designed to support employers to host successful student work placements in their future tech-enabled roles.

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Successful Onboarding

This module will teach you how to ensure a successful student employee onboarding process by following the three onboarding stages – pre-boarding, orientation, and onboarding.

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Performance Management

This module introduces you to the Performance Management life cycle and clarifies the objectives of successful Performance Management.

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Recruitment

This module introduces you to the Recruitment process and readies you to hire the best fit student employees.

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Student Ready Courses

Online skills development courses aimed at building the professional skills required for student work placements within the tech-sector to foster the workforce of the future. The courses feature online learning modules from the Advanced Digital and Professional Training (ADaPT) program, which has trained more than 900 for paid work placements across Canada. Learn more

Business Writing

In this module, you’ll be introduced to a simple planning process that’ll save you time and help you become a consistently effective business writer. You’ll learn structuring strategies to help make your messages easy to read and engaging. You’ll also review tips to streamline your message and proofreading tips to reduce errors.

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Communication Styles

Effective communication is routinely identified by business leaders as one of the most important skills in the workplace Executives say it’s one of only a handful of skills that won’t be automated anytime soon, improving job security for those who master it. Being an effective communicator increases your chances of securing a great job, advancing your career, or building a successful company of your own.

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Presentation Skills

This module provides practical tips to help you gain confidence when speaking to small and large-sized audiences. Non-verbal techniques, such as posture, gestures, and walking patterns, are explored to help you engage with your audience and fully utilize the stage. Additional considerations, like structuring content and leveraging notes, are also explored to enhance the presenter’s delivery.

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