Edmonton - 105 Street Building Programs

  • Rebrand: Career & Employment Initiative for Youth

    McBride Career Group Inc. offers a program which provides participants with opportunity to improve self-esteem, confidence, hard and soft skills necessary to improve the education/employment potential of youth aged 17-30 years of age. This group based program will provide integrated, coordinated services for youth which incorporate basic living skills, career information and counseling, computer literacy and technical business skills, as well as employability skills to increase work linkages. All activities evolve according to an Individualized Action Plan (IAP).

    The Rebrand Program is offered in Edmonton, Calgary, Strathmore, Okotoks, Red Deer and Ponoka.

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  • Dispatcher Training Program

    This program is designed to introduce you to the career of dispatching. It will provide you with basic skills that will enable you to work in various industries or continue your training towards supervision. The curriculum includes instruction on the current dispatching software, GPS, and hands-on skills training.

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  • MCG Employment Center

    This program is for unemployed or underemployed Albertans who are experiencing barriers to employment. One-on-one career and job counseling, workshops, or assistance with job placement are offered. The outcome is to achieve full or part time employment.

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  • Growth 4 U

    Growth 4 U aims to assist underemployed or unemployed adults with disabilities, specifically self-identified mental health barriers (mild to medium), in the Edmonton area to overcome barriers to employment and develop the skills and knowledge necessary to make a successful transition into the labour market or return to school.


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  • Construction Pre-Trades Training (CPT)

    The Construction Pre-Trades Program is designed to provide employment preparation and technical training to adults (age 18 and up) for a wide range of employment opportunities in the construction industry. There are 15 weeks of in-class training which includes 10 weeks at NAIT. After training is completed, participants are assisted with a 1 week work experience with a goal of employment in the industrial trades that may lead into apprenticeship.

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  • Youth Links / Work Experience (WE)

    Work Experience (WE) is designed to assist youth aged 15-30 to overcome barriers in finding employment. Participants will complete 12 weeks of paid work experience to develop their job based skills while receiving one-on-one job coaching throughout the program. Employers receive a wage subsidy for the term of the program-based employment and participants receive the necessary job skills to be successful going forward in their working life. Participants receive a $500 bonus upon successful completion of Youth Links.

    Regular intake sessions occur where staff meet with clients, one-on-one to discuss the program, determine eligibility, and make a plan.


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  • Child Development Worker Program

    The Child Development Worker (CDW) Program is designed to provide employment preparation and skills training to adults (age 18 and up) for a wide range of employment opportunities in the childcare industry. 

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  • Winning Edge - Workplace Training

    Workplace Training partners with employers who can provide individual-centered programs, on-the-job training, and paid work experience. Participating employers agree to train or provide work experience for a predetermined period of time, with the expectation of the individual being able to engage and maintain employment in most cases with the same employer.

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