KW Career Compass LEG Up! to Material Handling Spring 2024

April 3 – May 24, 2024

KW Habilitation, Project READ and The Literacy Group are partnered to provide this new course. It will prepare adults 18+ with a developmental disability for work in material handling.

After the course, each person will work with a Skills Trainer for 3 months on their goal to find a job in material handling.  Following that time, support may continue on a fee for service basis.

This 8 week, in person Job Readiness Course Includes:

  • 36 hours in class learning during the first 6 weeks (Wednesdays and Fridays 9:00am -12:00 pm)
  • Hands on skills check up at 2 or 3 different community sites (approximately 6 hours) to occur over the 8 weeks (days and times to be discussed the first week of class)
  • Practice interviews with community partners (approximately 2 hours)
  • Location: KW Habilitation, 99 Ottawa Street South, Kitchener


Course Content Includes

  • General Working Conditions
  • Physical Demands
  • Customer Service
  • Working with Others
  • Measurement
  • Equipment
  • Health and Safety
  • Job Skills

Once registered, an Instructor will connect with you prior to the first class.

There is no charge for this course pilot phase.

This Employment Ontario program is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario


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