Upcoming Training Programs

PREP Employment Readiness Program

The PREP Employment Readiness Program offers free employment services, supports, workshops and employable skills training programs to help job seekers gain job related training and skills that will assist them in gaining meaningful employment.

  • 18 years of age or older

  • A resident of Manitoba

  • Eligible to work in Canada

  • Unemployed, underemployed or low income

  • Have a valid social insurance number 


Free Services

  • Resume Development 

  • Cover Letter Development

  • Job Search Assistance 

  • Interview Preparation

  • Access to computers, photocopier, printer and fax machine

Employable Skills Training Programs 

To find out when the next programs are being offered, check back, sign up for our Community Digest, or contact the Employment and Training Coordinator at 204-774-7005 ext. 105 or workprep (at) dmsmca.ca.

Security Course

Training Program

Custodial Skills Training Program

Safe Food Handler's


Emergency First Aid & CPR (Level C)


Every Monday and Tuesday from 1 pm – 3 pm you can drop into our Employment Resource Lab to: 

  • Access computers to work on your resume, cover letter, job search, print rental forms, medical forms, government forms and search for housing  

  • Use our photocopier, printer, fax and phone  

  • Receive assistance with your resume or book an appointment for another day and time  

  • Register for workshops or training programs  

Online Resources

Youth Employment Services provides online resources for Income Support, Mental Health, Free Training,

E-Learning and Job Searching. They also provide job postings which are updated every Monday and Thursday. 

Click here to visit their website.

Social Planning Council of Winnipeg has a hub of online resources offering various supports, advice guidance and COVID-19 information. Educational Resources, Financial Support for Manitobans, Community Support, News Updates and more. Click here to visit their page.

Unemployed during COVID-19? What to do? A blog from Opportunities for Employment offering job searching tips during the pandemic. Click here to visit their blog.

For COVID-19 updates, information and support in Manitoba, Click here.

For information on the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) and to apply, Click here.

Training Resources

First Aid/CPR Training


Canadian First Aid Training Ltd. 


Winnipeg First Aid


St. John Ambulance


First Aid Training Centre


Safe Food Handlers Training

Manitoba Health Certified Food Handler Training Program - List of certified trainers


WHMIS Training

Manitoba Tourism Education Council


Manitoba WHMIS Training


Funding for the PREP program is provided by the Manitoba Government

Daniel McIntyre - St. Matthews Community Association
823 Ellice Ave.
Winnipeg, MB | 
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