What's New

Registration for Spring Jobs Fairs

Employers interested in securing booth space for upcoming SkillsPEI Spring Job Fairs can now complete the registration form on WorkPEI.ca. Job fairs will be held in Charlottetown, Summerside, Montague and O'Leary between April 9th and April 19th.  

Training PEI - Career Connect

Training PEI - Career Connect provides an opportunity for individuals who are in receipt of regular Employment Insurance (EI) benefits to attend post secondary studies within Canada for the duration of their claim.  

Contact SkillsPEI for information on eligibility and how to apply.  More information can be found on the Training PEI - Career Connect page or by viewing the program information sheet.  

Federal/Provincial/Territorial Consultations on Labour Market Transfer Agreements - Summary Reports

Following the 2016 federal budget announcement of funding increases for Labour Market Transfer Agreements (LMTAs), the Forum of Labour Market Ministers in consultation with provinces and territories launched broad-based stakeholder consultations.  The objective of the consultations was to hear from Canadians to ensure the existing Agreements are responding effectively to local labour market priorities.

View the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Consultations on Labour Market Transfer Agreements - Summary Report

Province Launches WorkPEI Website

The Province of PEI, through the Department of Workforce and Advanced Learning, has launched a new website designed to match job seekers with employers in Prince Edward Island.

Located at www.workpei.ca, the website provides job seekers, employers, students, newcomers and expats with information on employment assistance provided by the Province. The site also includes a new job board with advanced search features and a statistics section with key economic indicators for PEI.

Job seekers who register to become members of WorkPEI can also take advantage of enhanced job search tools, while registered employers can post jobs and manage applications through a private job dashboard.

Visit www.workpei.ca to become a member today.

Canada-PEI Job Grant

The Canada-PEI Job Grant is an innovative, employer-driven approach to help Canadians gain the skills and training they need to fill available jobs. It is designed to be flexible enough to meet the needs of businesses of all sizes, in all industries and regions. By requiring employers to put more skin in the game, the Canada-PEI Job Grant will result in training that leads to guaranteed jobs.

To find out more information on the Canada-PEI Job Grant, click here or download our brochure.

Funding for the Canada-PEI Job Grant is provided through the Canada–Prince Edward Island Job Fund.

Information Sessions

SkillsPEI will be holding information sessions in its Charlottetown office throughout 2018. These sessions are designed to provide Islanders with information on our programs and services. Space is limited for each session so please call in advance to register.

Charlottetown - Atlantic Technology Centre
176 Great George Street, Suite #212, Charlottetown, PEI


January 2018
Location Date Time
Tuesday, January 16th
 10:00 AM
Charlottetown Tuesday, January 30th  10:00 AM
February 2018
Location Date Time
Tuesday, February 13th
10:00 AM
Tuesday, February 27th
10:00 AM