ADaPT Western Canada

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The next cohort begins July 2024, applications close on Sunday, June 23, 2024.



How to apply

Join the ADaPT information session on Thursday June 13

Advanced Digital and Professional Training (ADaPT)

ADaPT Digital Competencies is funded by the Government of Canada’s Future Skills Centre / ADaPT Définir les compétences numériques est financé par le Centre des Compétences futures du gouvernement du Canada. ADaPT is a skills development and work placement program aimed at preparing post-secondary graduates and students in their final semester for a changing world of work.


Offered in partnership between Toronto Metropolitan University’s Diversity Institute and Mount Royal University Faculty of Continuing Education, ADaPT is a work-integrated learning program that provides training in today’s most in-demand skills, such as digital literacy, communications, research, business financials and more. Since 2014, the ADaPT program has trained more than 1100 participants.


Are you a final-semester student or a post-secondary graduate seeking employment?

Apply for ADaPT, a no-cost program that provides you with 70+ hours of intensive skills training through professional and digital workshops, and helps you secure a paid position in information and communication technology. Graduates and final-semester students from any post-secondary program are welcome to apply.

ADaPT is a competitive program with a rigorous screening process. To be selected, you must demonstrate a commitment to complete the training and actively participate in all programming. You are also responsible for actively seeking placement opportunities while leveraging the support of the program. Your application will be evaluated on your academic and professional achievements, as well as your personal motivation.

We welcome all post-secondary graduates and final semester students to apply. Please note that we aim to support equity-deserving groups, so they will be given priority consideration during the recruitment process.

Learn more about ADaPT for applicants.



  • Digital training | Get 70+ hours intensive digital skills training.

  • Professional training | Gain skills in employment, leadership, business financials, personal branding and communications.

  • Career coaching | Enhance your employment prospects. Get career-ready with preparation for the interview process.

  • Paid work placement | ADaPT works with program participants to match graduates with work placements from top employers. Placement is not guaranteed.

Program format

ADaPT is offered via two streams: Online (self-directed learning) and Virtual Classroom (instructor-led). Please note, training delivery modes are chosen for participants at random.


Career opportunities

Our ADaPT career experts work to match employers and post-secondary graduates with the skills their organizations need. ADaPT participants have held a wide-range of positions, including the following:

  • Account Coordinator
  • Advocacy Coordinator
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Development Representative
  • Data Analyst
  • Digital Marketing Coordinator
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Procurement Analyst
  • Production Assistant
  • Project Assistant
  • Project Coordinator
  • Software Developer
  • Strategy Analyst




ADaPT is made possible by the following partners:

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