What is YES2Cloud?

The YES2Cloud program aims to bridge the skills gap in the Canadian labor market by offering registered clients of YES or clients of YES community partners access to online self-paced learning platforms. This initiative facilitates skill enhancement and professional development to meet the evolving demands of the job market. On these platforms, clients will have access to content that will help with technical upskilling and developing professional and job readiness skills to prepare them for their job search. Additionally, clients will have the opportunity to earn digital micro-credentials to enhance their professional portfolios.
Platforms included in the YES2Cloud program are the following:

IBM SkillsBuild

IBM SkillsBuild is a cutting-edge online learning platform that provides learners with access to an extensive range of resources and trainings related to technology and professional skill development. This platform is designed to equip learners with the knowledge and technical skills required to pursue a successful career in the dynamic, and rapidly evolving, tech industry.

IBM has partnered with YES to grant individuals premium access to IBM SkillsBuild. By registering on this platform through YES, clients will get access to over 1,000 courses on IBM, and in some cases clients can request licenses to take courses from Udemy and Coursera through IBM SkillsBuild, free of cost.

Clients participating in the program will have the valuable opportunity to earn micro-credentials from IBM, which will be issued through Credly. These micro-credentials serve as a verification of the courses completed and provides tangible evidence of skills acquired on the platform, enhancing their professional portfolios.

Job Readiness and Professional Skills content is also available to teach clients how to effectively market their new skills when job searching and navigate a professional work environment when employment is found.

Accenture Skills to Succeed

Accenture Skills to Succeed is a self-paced online learning platform dedicated to enhancing the professional skills of learners, empowering them to excel in their job search and advance their careers across various industries.

Accenture has partnered with YES to offer the Skills to Succeed Learning Exchange platform for free to YES registered clients to provide a wide range of courses and resources that cater to the specific needs of individuals at any level in their career, equipping them with the necessary knowledge and skills to thrive in today's competitive job market!

Eligibility Criteria

Interested in a career in technology
Stable internet connection

How to Register

Please fill out the registration form
to request an IBM SkillsBuild account with YES and access other YES 2 Cloud services. If you have any questions or concerns, contact the YES2Cloud Program Coordinator at liana_jadoonaut@yes.on.ca.
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