Cybersecurity Fundamentals Reskilling


YWCA Toronto’s Cybersecurity Fundamentals Reskilling Program, funded by the Government of Canada through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, and in collaboration with YWCA Hamilton, provides women and gender diverse individuals with the opportunity to advance their skills in the information technology field. You will become a Cybersecurity professional with a CompTIA Security+ certification and CISSP training.

  • Upgraded Information Technology (IT) skills

  • Hands-on experience with real life projects

  • Certified Seneca College Cybersecurity instructors

  • Seneca College Recognition of Achievement Cybersecurity certificate

  • Certified CISSP instructors

  • CISSP training

  • Assistance obtaining 8-week job placement after training is completed

  • Essential skills training for employment and job readiness

  • CompTIA Security+ certification

  • Improved earning potential

  • Transportation supports (restrictions apply)

  • Women and gender diverse people learning environment

  • Women and gender diverse people, 18 years of age and older

  • Must have IT background

  • Willing and able to commit to a full time 34-week, intensive training program

  • Personal laptop (referrals for affordable financing available)

  • Resident of and able to work in Ontario

Program start date: Monday, June 6, 2022

For more information, please contact us at skilledtrades@ywcatoronto.org or 416.964.3883.

YWCA Toronto
222 Dixon Road, Suite 207 | Toronto, ON M9P 3S5

To register, please click here and complete the registration form.
For more information, please contact us at skilledtrades@ywcatoronto.org or 416.964.3883.

Online Information Sessions
You can book an online information session during the following times:
Tuesdays: 10 – 11a.m. and Thursdays: 1 – 2p.m.

Book your session today by contacting
Amina Shah, Client Services and Program Support at:
416.964.3883 | AShah@ywcatoronto.org

For more information, please contact us at skilledtrades@ywcatoronto.org or 416.964.3883.


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