The contents of these courses and workshops are for your general information and use for job searching. The information is subject to change as information gets updated.

Employment Strategy courses are for professionals who have educational and employment backgrounds in this area of study

The courses are non-credit courses to be used for information purposes and not towards recognition by any regulatory body or professional association.

COSTI does not guarantee employment after completion of a specific course or workshop. However our counsellors are always available to meet with you on your specific job search needs.

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Employment Strategies for Office Administration 3- Weeks Online Course

This is a 3 - weeks online course guided by an Online Facilitator which focuses on Sector- Specific Terminology, Workplace Communication and Culture Skills for Internationally Trained Professionals and individuals interested in working in the field of Office Administration.

Please click HERE to review the course outline.

A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon completion of the course, which includes participation in discussions and completion of assignments.  

Please note:  The Employment Strategies for Office Administration Professionals 3 week online course is under construction and currently not available. 

To Register: If this is your first course please return to the main page and on the right top corner under the "Login" box select "create a new account" please complete your online registration and select the course you wish to enroll in. Within 24 hours ( Monday-Friday) a COSTI staff will respond and confirm your enrollment. 

If you have already registered with COSTI Online Services  please send an e-mail to Online Services E-Facilitator at to let us know you would like to take this course.  

To access the course you will need an enrollment key which you will receive 3 days prior to start date. 

Employment Strategies for IT Professionals

Welcome to this self-directed workshop which will provide you with information you need to know to work in the field of IT in Canada.  

 The topics in this workshop include:

  •  Labour market information
  •  Canadian IT sector profile
  •  National occupation classification
  •  Sector specific terminology
  •  Essential skills for IT
  •  Resume and cover letter
  •  Preparing for an interview for IT
  •  IT Trends in Canada

 This is a self directed Workshop, which you will be able to work through at your own pace and ask questions as you need to. 

If you would like to register for this course, go to the main page and create an account.  If you already have an account, send an email to to let us know.  We look forward to helping transition to employment in Ontario.