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Bridging the Gap

Sarnia-Lambton YSC is a partnership between Lambton College, Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership, Bioindustrial Innovation Canada and Sarnia-Lambton Industrial Alliance that has identified skills gap within our community.

The YSC program is funded by the Ontario Government, Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation. The aim of this program is to provide skills training to youth between the ages of 15 and 29 who are unemployed or under employed.

The Sarnia-Lambton YSC offers:

  1. Highly qualified instructors
  2. Hands on training
  3. Potential for paid internships

The courses currently offered by the YSC are:


  1. IoT & Modern Web Specialist

    This program provides a rare opportunity to learn from industry experts at no cost to you. The curriculum exposes attendees to both hardware and software sides of the IoT (Internet of Things) and Modern Web development.

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  2. Business Development, Marketing & Sales

    This course will guide participants through the Business Development process and help them develop fundamental skills such as: Prospecting, Market Analysis, Customer Relationship Management, Sales Preparation and Closing Sales.

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  3. Enhanced Business Development and Project Management

    This course is designed to prepare you with hands on skills and knowledge to be effective in today’s workforce and prepare you with what you need to exceed in business. Topics such as project management, presentations and social media marketing are just a few of the included content.

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  4. Enterprise Project Management

    This training will cover two courses over 5 days. The first 3 days will be Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals Rel. 8.4 Basic Training and the final 2 days will be focused on T100 Turnaround Management Using Primavera P6.

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  5. Biomass Harvesting & Logistics

    This course will provide participants with hands on practical training. Participants who complete this program will receive their AZ driving license as well as the knowledge of how to operate bailers, telehandlers, tractors, stackers, and other heavy machines used for biomass harvesting. Participants will also be taught daily preventative maintenance for field equipment.

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  6. Advanced Materials Manufacturing

    This course has been developed to be modular. Participants will complete a General Training module and then have the option to complete a 3D Printing module, an Extrusion & Compounding module or both. This course has been developed in partnership with the Bluewater Technology Access Centre. Course delivery will be 50% in-class and 50% labs.

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  7. Practical Web & Mobile Application Building (Toronto)

  8. Wastewater Simulation

    Using a simulator, participants will be able to simulate the impact of treatment process when process equipment is taken out of service.  Participants will be able to practice troubleshooting techniques and discuss the steps to take when reporting out of compliance issues to the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC).

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Make a Connection

If you are between the ages of 15 and 29, are unemployed or underemployed reach out to us today or apply to one of the 5 courses Sarnia- Lambton YSC has to offer!

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