The Roadmap to Employment (RTE) Program

The Roadmap to Employment Program supports newcomers with lower language skills (CLB 3-5) to build on their talents, explore opportunities for building new skills, language learning and finding employment in the Ottawa region.


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Take you First Step with RTE

If you are looking for employment, seeking to build your language and communications, learn about learning and training opportunities, take your first step with us! Newcomers with lower language skills will benefit from tailored support to prepare for and navigate the Ottawa job market.

We support clients to make the most of their talents, guiding them to explore opportunities that match their interests, skills, experience and strengths.  Clients are accompanied on their journey to employment through participation in career exploration and job search preparation workshops, exposure to different training and skills building programs, and opportunities to participate in workplace language training.

Join us for Career Exploration and Job Preparation workshops and meet the RTE team. 

How RTE can Help You Succeed

Personalized support to explore your employment goals

Access to employment counselling and coaching

Develop skills and confidence to conduct your job search

Learn about occupational requirements

Gain better understanding of the Canadian workplace

Build a Canadian-style resume

Practice and enhance your interview skills

Understand how your skills fit into the local job market

Connect with employers and access to job opportunities through networking events and employer referrals

Build your language and communication skills

Referrals to training and learning opportunities

Eligibility Criteria for the RoadMap to Employment Program

  Permanent Resident

  Live-in Caregiver

  Resident of Ottawa

Language level: CLB 3-5

Legally permitted to work in Canada

Discover Some of the Other Workshops, Programs and Services World Skills has to Offer


The Career Access For Newcomers Program

The Settlement Online Pre-Arrival Program

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Credentials Recognition Program


Learn More About the Roadmap to Employment Program

Take the first step to employment with the Roadmap to Employment (RTE) program. Let us help you reach your employment goals!



Contact Us

Phone: (613) 233-0453
237 Argyle Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1B8


World Skills gratefully acknowledges the generous support of our funders:

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