CEE runs intensive career training programs in the areas of film, hospitality, digital technology, social services and the building trades; coupled with co-hosting the annual Branded Youth Marketing Conference. In 2018, we launched CEE Chats, our e-learning content that is distributed via CEE’s social media channels. The eligibility criteria may differ, for some programs however, the minimum is met if you are: 18-29 years, identify as Black / African Canadian, out of school & work, able to work flexible shifts, can commit to 4-6 months.

Production Assistant Program APPLY HERE

This 5-week training program, designed with industry consultation, provide requisite skills, knowledge, social service supports and paid placement for qualified trainee.

Programs Manager: Yao Togobo 647 548 5017

Social Services ProgramAPPLY HERE

This 12 week program introduces budding community champions to theory, tools and placement opportunities.

Programs Manager: Yao Togobo 647 548 5017

Digital Tech ProgramAPPLY HERE

This 24 week program offers industry certification in: technical web design, 3D world and video game basics, social media management -plus, exposure trips, career coaching and internship.

Programs Manager: Yao Togobo 647 548 5017

Hospitality Program – CLOSED UNTIL 2020

This 12 week programs offers skills training, industry certification, networks and work experience. Participate in cooking challenges, nutrition and wellness, get coaching and more.

Programs Manager: Horace Spence / 647 548 5013

Branded ConferenceREGISTER HERE

There is no other one day youth conference where you can get professional photos of your product shot and edited in the same day; coaching from marketing experts; meet business professionals from across the GTA; hear inspiring speakers and network with other young professionals.

Programs Manager: Horace Spence / 647 548 5013

Our programs offer

  • Free enrollment: thanks to funding organizations, foundations and generous donors.
  • Small groups: (usually only 14 spots)
  • Limited frequency: (usually 2-3 times per year.  Check for application deadlines)
  • Retreat: Your journey begins at a 3 day retreat outside of Toronto.
  • Hands-on training.  You learn by doing.
  • Career coaching:  one-to-one coaching, resume building & more.
  • Grow your network: meet industry professionals
  • Social workers: to help you address individual barriers to employment.