Skillsnet - RTO 9

Free Industry Training & Support

Tourism SkillsNet 9

In collaboration with Destination Northern Ontario, Nature and Outdoor Tourism Ontario, Ontario Tourism Education Corporation, Ontario Employment Service Providers and South Eastern Ontario, Tourism SkillsNet 9 (TSN9) is designed to identify specific workforce labour gaps, train up to 100 potential employees and match them with available job opportunities within South Eastern Ontario’s tourism sector. * SEE IMPORTANT NOTE AT THE BOTTOM OF PAGE

Qualified employers will be eligible for a 50% wage subsidy up to


Seasonal employer (new TSN9 employee)


Seasonal employer or year-round employer (returning TSN9 employee)


Year-round employer (new TSN9 employee)

Job Seekers/employees

Ready to Build Your Career?


Ready to Build Up Your Team?


Wage Subsidy

To receive the wage subsidy, you must ensure that your newly hired employees meet the eligibility criteria and complete the participant registration form.

To support as many businesses as possible, the following conditions have been established:

  • Each organization is eligible to receive wage subsidies for up to a maximum of 10 employees for the program.
  • Employers cannot hire their spouse, sibling or child.
  • The wage subsidies are prioritized on a first come first served basis, based on the completion of training.
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Training Guide

The training guide includes an overview of the training and materials that a participant will receive once enrolling in Tourism SkillsNet 9.

Training is encouraged for as many employees as possible. The objective of the training guide is to:

  • Support employers and job seekers to define the best training option.
  • Provide an understanding of the available training programs and courses that are available in the program.
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Enroll Today


Due to an overwhelming response to the program, we’re currently unable to accept additional registrations. However, interested job seekers/employees can still access free training worth over $1,000 to boost their skills.

Please note that there won’t be a wage subsidy for this training at this time.


To join these training sessions, please contact Anne Awori at for more details on available dates and registration.


Thank you for your interest and cooperation in Tourism SkillsNet 9.

We trust this training is proving invaluable to you and your staff.