Training and Certification

CSC provides offenders with the opportunity to gain valuable technical skills and certification. These certifications vary by province but are generally in the areas of:

  • Construction;
  • Welding and Metal Trades;
  • Small Engine Repair;
  • Auto Mechanics and Auto Body Repair;
  • Forklift Operating;
  • Carpentry and Cabinet Making;
  • Barber or Hairdressing;
  • Commercial Cleaning;
  • Plumbing;
  • Professional Painting;
  • Culinary Arts, Food Preparation and Service;
  • Landscaping and Horticulture;
  • Textiles;
  • Canine Training;
  • And more!

Many offenders are not only motivated, reliable and dependable, but also have developed effective interpersonal skills, such as:

  • Teamwork;
  • Conflict Resolution;
  • Adaptability;
  • Emotions Management;
  • Effective Communications; and
  • Problem Solving.