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Overview of Edge Factor's Media & Tools

For Premium Members: Discover the thousands of videos, lesson plans, and activities we've created for students to go on a Career Journey.

Inspiration
Award winning films and TV series inspire students and job-seekers to launch training and career pathways.
Exploration
Provide students with tools to explore industries, companies, careers, and training programs!
Preparation
Help Students prepare to enter the workforce with technical skills and transferable soft skills.
Connection
Learn how to create your Schools and Programs Profiles and encourage companies to add free Company Profiles.

Skilled Responders

Be inspired by the enthusiasm and passion these industry leaders have for their careers.

Welder
Mining Millwright Apprentice
Lead Carpenter
Forester
Sous Chef

In-Demand Industries in our Community

Manufacturing makes up 12% of total employment in Simcoe County, with an average job increase of 1307 or 17% between Jan 2020 - Feb 2021. Source: EMSI Analyst 2020.3
Healthcare and social assistance makes up 13% of total employment in Simcoe County, with an average job increase of 727 or 5% between Jan 2020- Feb 2021. Source: EMSI Analyst 2020.3
Professional, scientific and technical services 4% of total employment in Simcoe County, with an average job increase of 747 or 10% increase between Jan 2020- Feb 2021. Source: EMSI Analyst 2020.3

Skilled Trade Careers

Learn more about the different careers available in the skilled trades.

Welder
Industrial Mechanic Millwright
Machinist - Patriot Forge
General Carpenter
Electrical Apprentice

Healthcare Careers

Explore a variety of career opportunity in Healthcare.

Dental Hygienist
Chiropractor
Registered Massage Therapist
ER Nurse
Clinical Pharmacist

Careers in I.T.

Learn more about the daily responsibilities, STEAM and soft skills used in Information Technology.

Software Engineer
Full Stack Developer
Senior Information Security Analyst
Fire Alarm Technician
IT Manager

Schools with Premium Memberships

Click on these school profiles to explore awesome opportunities in our community.

Simcoe Shores Secondary School
Twin Lakes Secondary School
Barrie North Collegiate Institute
St. Dominic Catholic Secondary School
Innisdale Secondary School
Nantyr Shores Secondary School
Orillia Secondary School
Patrick Fogarty Catholic Secondary School
Bear Creek Secondary School
Collingwood Collegiate Institute
Eastview Secondary School
Elmvale District High School
Nottawasaga Pines Secondary School
Stayner Collegiate Institute
Holy Trinity Catholic High School
Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Academy
St. Joan of Arc Catholic High School
St. Theresa of Lisieux Catholic High School
St. Thomas Aquinas High School
Sir Frederick Banting Secondary School

Ontario Curriculum Alignment

Educators have aligned Edge Factor media to Ontario Curriculum standards. Check it out!

Gr. 7/8 Pathways to Success
Gr. 10 Career Studies Curriculum
Skilled Trades Curriculum
Gr. 11/12 Cooperative Education
Kidder
Skills Ontario
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Companies in Simcoe County

Click on these company profiles to explore awesome opportunities in our community.

HJV Equipment
Simcoe Early Education and Development Services Co-operative Inc.
ORO Design & Manufacturing Ltd.
Landmark Bus Lines
MVT Canadian Bus, Inc.
Honda of Canada Manufacturing
TLC Healthcare Services
Moore Packaging
MPC | Molded Precision Components
Ben-Mor Cables Inc.
Western Hydraulics
CLC Pools & Landscapes
Brotech Precision CNC
Barrie Welding & Machine
Maven Commercial Real Estate
Theta TSS
Agema Work Inc.
Trevor's Roof Repairs
IS2 Workforce Solutions
Muddy Water Hotel
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