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Suspension of In-Person Learning at Fleming College Sutherland Campus

Effective Monday, March 1, all in-person classes delivered at the Sutherland Campus are being suspended for 14 days. Placements for all students attending programs delivered from the Sutherland campus in Peterborough are also suspended for 14 days. Please refer to for more information and updates.

Updated: 2021-02-28 16:55:03

Second Career Training

A New Career, for Life.

Second Career is an Ontario government program that helps laid off and unemployed workers train for new careers in growing areas of the economy.

Second Career provides up to $28,000 for assistance in paying for tuition, books, other instructional costs, transportation and a basic living allowance. The program is a cost-sharing grant provided on the basis of need, so applicants may be asked to contribute to their training or education.

How to Apply

Applicants interested in a Fleming College program must first meet with staff at an Employment Ontario Assessment Centre to assess their eligibility. Fleming College then works with applicants and the Employment Ontario Assessment Centre to process your college application as quickly as possible.

Factors considered to receive funding:

  • Job search activity
  • Length of unemployment
  • Education background
  • Work history
  • Labour market prospects
  • Training request
  • Experience and occupational skills

Fleming College offers:

  • Unsurpassed quality of education providing you with the skills you need to secure a lifelong career
  • A wide variety of program options, ensuring that you find the right program leading to a sustainable, long-term job in a growing sector of the economy
  • Exceptional student faculty interaction. You'll receive the support you need to succeed
  • Tremendous value for money - a high-quality education at a fair price
  • An education at Fleming College is the best preparation for lifelong employment.

Top 10 Reasons to Choose Fleming for Training:

  1. More than 83% of Fleming graduates who enter the labour force have jobs within six months of graduation.
  2. Overall student satisfaction at Fleming is 80.3%, well above the provincial average of 76.2%
  3. Fleming College certificates, diplomas and degrees are widely recognized and valued by employers.
  4. Fleming achieves a high employer satisfaction rate: 93%.
  5. Fleming College offers a number of pathways to further education, including formal transfer agreements with universities such as Trent University in Peterborough and the University of Guelph.
  6. Fleming offers a range of support services from counselling right through to job placement.
  7. At Fleming, staff are constantly developing and delivering a broad range of programs that reflect the actual job market.
  8. Fleming College's faculty have extensive experience in the field, strong academic credentials, and teach in well-equipped, up-to-date labs.
  9. Fleming delivers a range of programming from Academic Upgrading and employability skills to continuing, postsecondary and post-graduate education.
  10. Every year, Fleming College graduates more than 2,000 students from more than 90 full-time, post-secondary programs.

See all of our Full-time programs.

Employment Ontario: Employment Service Providers


Employment Planning and Counselling Peterborough
418 Sheridan Street Peterborough, ON CANADA K9H 3J9
TEL: (705) 748-9110

Fleming CREW Employment Services
1550 Lansdowne St. W., Unit 2 Peterborough, ON CANADA K9J 7B1
TEL: (705) 775-2739

Brookdale Plaza, 863 Chemong Rd Unit 20-A Peterborough, ON CANADA K9H 5Z5
TEL: (705) 740-9014


Whitney Town Centre, 370 Kent St West Lindsay, ON CANADA K9V 6G8
TEL: (705) 328-0180


Fleming CREW Employment Services
49 Maple Avenue (Above Shoppers Drug Mart), PO Box 839 Haliburton, ON CANADA K0M 1S0
TEL: (705) 457-2020


Watton Employment Services
9 Elgin Street East, Unit 7, Cobourg, ON CANADA K9A 0A1
TEL: (905) 372-1901

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