Youth Boost helps job seekers build the digital and human skills they need to succeed in the current job market.
Your free account gives you access to learning labs, resources, and courses from Magnet and our partners, all developed to help you understand and build the skills in demand by employers across different industries.
Our goal is to help you strengthen your portfolio of skills and projects so you can demonstrate your readiness and experience to employers. Wherever you are in your career, we can help you level up your skills and connections.
Want to know more? Here is how it works:
- Get started today by creating a free Youth Boost account! Youth Boost is here to help you discover and prepare for your next opportunity!
- Get growing: Choose from 20 learning labs from Prepr, each with a focus on different in-demand digital and human skills. Instantly access new and featured courses from diverse partners by choosing from our rotating carousel of courses when you sign-in
- Get matched: Add new skills to your profile as you complete learning labs and courses to get matched with relevant job opportunities posted on Magnet.
- Get informed: Learning labs are developed with support and input from employers, industry leaders, and educators. You’ll complete projects based on real challenges, using real skills needed in your industry of choice.
- Get hired: Youth Boost will also connect users to paid placements offered through the Canadian Digital Adoption Program (CDAP) Boost Your Business Technology Grant, funded by the government of Canada. Participants will gain valuable experience implementing and managing technology solutions and strategies.