Experiential learning opportunity

WILWorks Youth in Manufacturing

All of NB
Areas of interest: Manufacturing, Skilled Trades, Technology


Funded by the Government of Canada through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), the goal of the WILWorks Youth in Manufacturing Program is to increase awareness of the manufacturing sector as a career destination of choice. Atlantic Canada employers involved in the program will receive mentorship training for current employees at no cost and a financial incentive of up to $2500 for each youth work placement. The program provides eligible participants (aged 16-20) with funded industry recognized training to support a work placement in the manufacturing sector.

Program Training

Participants will gain valuable knowledge and micro-credentials by completing two online self-directed training programs during their term. EMC’s Manufacturing Foundations (approximately 6 hours) certifies that the participant has developed an authentic understanding of what it takes to be successful in manufacturing and will have demonstrated employability soft skills in a manufacturing workplace. Lean Fundamentals (approximately 6-8 hours) certifies that the learner has developed an understanding of the principles of Lean thinking in a manufacturing environment.

Information Poster:

WILWorks Youth in Manufacturing

Detailed Information Available at:

WILWorks Youth in Manufacturing – EMC Canada


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