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YES 2 Tech Learn And Earn

YES2Tech Learn & Earn

Thank you for all those who applied. Applications are now closed for May cohort.

The YES 2 Tech Learn and Earn (Y2TLE) program will prepare you for a drastically shifting workforce.

AWS re/Start and YES have teamed up to offer a free, hybrid, full-time skills development program to jump-start your IT career. Through scenario-based learning, hands-on labs, and coursework, learners gain the skills they need for an entry-level cloud role. In the program, you’ll also focus on professional skills such as adaptive communication, time management, resume building, and interviewing to prepare for employer meeting and interviews. You will learn cloud computing skills and prepare for AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification with free access to practice and full exams. After you graduate, YES will connect you with employers and help you move into your new working life.

What your journey to the cloud will look like:

  • Participate and complete 3 weeks of future skills training in valuable employment areas such as conceptual thinking, problem solving, leadership, and much more
  • Access mentorship and networking opportunities with industry leaders
  • Support with personalized resume, interview skills, and job search to begin your career in cloud computing and tech fields
  • Specialized job search support
  • Wraparound supports
  • 12 weeks of facilitated workshops with AWS re/Start Training to complete the AWS Cloud Practitioner exam and become certified (financial support for 12 weeks available)
  • (15 week full-time program, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm)


  • Must have completed post-secondary education
  • Must have an interest in cloud computing as a career path
  • NOT currently employed, enrolled in education or other training
  • Must have ability to commit to a 15-week full time (Mon – Fri) virtual training program starting May 8, 2023
  • Must have access to a stable WiFi connection
  • Must reside within the GTA
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada
  • Must be Canadian Citizen, PR, Convention Refugee, or have a pending PR application approval (open work permit, approved in principle) *will need to provide letter from IRCC*
  • Must be highly motivated to participate
  • Must be ready to work after the completion of the training
  • Knowledge of tech foundations is an asset

Application Process:

  1. Apply – Fill out the online application (ensure you meet the eligibility criteria).
  2. Aptitude Test + 1-on-1 Interviews + Case Study
  3. Orientation
  4. Class begins!
  5. Prepare for interviews and employer meetings
  6. Graduate
  7. Advance your career!

What is cloud computing?

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What skills will I learn? Through hands-on interactive sessions, you’ll learn technical, behavioral and mindset skills to prepare you to launch a career in the cloud.

Technical skills:

  • How cloud computing works-AWS Cloud skills
  • How to use different programing languages-Build skills aligned with AWS Certification – you’ll prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Certification

Behavior & Mindset skills:

  • Effective communication
  • Problem solving-Teamwork
  • Time management

Questions?  Reach out at 416-504-5516

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