Logo: F.U.N. Flexible Upskilling Network - Launch Your Career.

Flexible Upskilling Network for Participants

Are you a graduate looking to break into the workforce and gain impactful, digital work experience?

The Flexible Upskilling Network (F.U.N.™) program is a blended, hands-on learning experience, where participants work together with like-minded, passionate individuals in order to develop new skills, create portfolio ready projects, and solve real-world problems through innovation and creative problem solving. In addition to providing valuable, resumé-ready experience, two-thirds of program participants will receive a paid internship opportunity at the end of the program.

Key Benefits

Skills enhancement and job placement opportunities

 

Explore one of 20 exciting digital
career pathways including:

Social Media Management

Full Stack Development

Web Management

Systems Administration

Graphic Design

Junior Data Scientist

DevOps Engineering

Ecommerce Management

Digital Production

Cloud Architecture

Cybersecurity Analyst

Technical QA Analyst

Business Analyst

Machine Learning Engineering

Product Management

Project Management

UX Design

Mobile Development

Web Development

Digital Marketing

By participating you will also learn:

Leadership

Megaphone Leadership

Entrepreneurship

Icon: rocket.

Innovation

Lightbulb Innovation

Improve your chance of getting hired with resume reviews and advice, interview training, and hand-on digital skills development.

Ecommerce
Social Media
Open Source
UX Design

“It was really fun! I liked how there wasn’t too much structure… No tests.
No quizzes. It was freeform and we could set our own goals.”
Matthew A.

How F.U.N.™ help young graduates?

If you’re a young graduate, then you know that breaking into the workforce can feel im possible. Finding the necessary experience and the connections you need to get ahead is something that Prepr can help you with.
Through the program’s blended learning approach, participants will learn how to use Pre pr’s signature PIE method – building the skills needed to close three essential skills gaps: Expertise in innovation, business development (entrepreneurship, sales, commercializa tion), and project management.
Participants will also build important soft skills like communication, collaboration, and problem solving as well as technical and digital skills, in order to help them secure gainful employment and succeed in their careers. By working together with other young graduates, participants will also make connections and learn valuable teamwork skills.
The program also includes interactive onboarding workshops, helping to align participant’s new and existing skills with current workplace challenges.
At the end of the program participants will gain a PIE certification and two-thirds of participants will also be partnered with employers for a paid work placement for up to 12 weeks, helping them to further their skills development and gain valuable work experience.

Where is F.U.N.™ taking place?

While the Accelerated Skills Training will be delivered virtually, participants may be asked to work either remotely or on-site depending on employer requirements and the Covid-19 prevention measures in effect.

How much does F.U.N.™ cost?

The program is free to youth participants.

Program Schedule

Three cohorts of 120 youth will participate in the program

Cohort 1

 

October 25 – 70 spots

Cohort 2

 

December 6  – 70 spots

Cohort 3

 

TBA – 40 spots

Do you qualify?

 

  • You are between 15 and 30 years of age
  • You are a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who have been granted refugee status in Canada
  • You are a resident of Ontario
  • You are able to commit for the duration of the program
  • You are an Individual from black communities, indigenous communities, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and women are encouraged to apply
  • You have either studied or have experience in design, information technology (coding/ computing etc.), marketing or business

Our Partners

Logo: Magnet.
Logo: NABC
Logo: The Linux Foundation