Youth Employment Services Cybersecurity program is now open and accepting applicants

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September 2023

Youth Employment Services’ Cybersecurity program is now open and accepting applicants for our third and final cohort of the year beginning October 3rd, 2023.

The Career Jumpstart: Cyber Security Analyst Project provides youth with a supportive environment to obtain in-demand skills within the tech industry and will help match young job seekers with the skills and connections needed to fill this in-demand field, while also providing resources. It is completely free of charge and learners who are accepted into the program will receive up to $2000 for participating. Attached you will find our program flyer along with our program website. Below is a detailed list of our eligibility requirements in order to enroll in the program.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must have ability to commit to 15 weeks of virtual training Monday-Friday (9am – 5pm)
  • Must identify as belonging to one or more Employment Ontario recognized underrepresented groups (this includes Youth, Women, Persons with Disabilities, Racialized Groups, Indigenous Peoples)
  • Must reside in or near the GTA
  • Must be highly motivated to participate and interested upskilling and working in the tech field
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada with Canadian Citizenship, PR status, Open Work Permit with PR Approved in Principal (through IRCC), or Protected Persons (Convention Refugee/Refugee Claimant with approved working status)
  • Must have access to stable WiFi connection
  • Must be currently unemployed and out of school/formal training
  • Must not have taken prior SDF funded programs (including Y2TLE or YEs2Tech)

Priority will be given to youth applicants (between the ages of 18-29) and participants demonstrating IT knowledge and industry enthusiasm.

Application link and further information can be found here:

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