Professional Development Skills Bundle

We want to help you learn new skills!

Receive the training you need to succeed in your future career with a little help from IGNITE. We’ll provide you with the opportunity to develop essential skills while saving you the cash in your pocket through our new Skills Bundle. We have limited opportunities available. Register below!

Applications will open on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, until all opportunities are exhausted.

Open to current or recent full-time students at Humber College or the University of Guelph-Humber.

Skills Bundle

Mental Health First Aid Canada

Standard fee: $100 to $300
IGNITE members pay: $50

Through this Mental Health First Aid certification training you will learn a single action plan that includes assessing risk, respectfully listening to and supporting the individual in crisis, and identifying appropriate professional help and other supports that can be applied in many situations. Receive this training to assist someone experiencing a mental health crisis, such as suicidal behaviour, until appropriate professional help is identified. Training will be a virtual course (1-2 days) facilitated by Kristen Yorga from ABK Wellness Consulting

With this training you will:

  • Recognize signs that a person may be experiencing a decline in their mental well-being or a mental health crisis
  • Have conversations that encourage a person to:
    • Talk about declines in their mental well-being
    • Discuss professional and other supports that could help with recovery to improved mental well-being
    • Reach out to these support
  • Assist in a mental health or substance use crisis
  • Use MHFA actions to maintain one’s own mental well-being


Standard First Aid & CPR/AED (Level C)

Standard fee: $130
IGNITE members pay: $50

Receive a valid 3-year certification in Red Cross Standard First Aid as well as CPR Level C and automated external defibrillator (AED) training in this comprehensive two-day course offering. Learn the skills you need to respond to emergencies at home and satisfy any CPR workplace training requirements. Training will be a blended format of virtual and in-person, facilitated by Toronto CPR.

This training course includes the following content:

  • Preparing to respond
  • The EMS system
  • CPR (adult, child, infant)
  • Heart disease and stroke & more


Skillshare membership – 3 months free

Standard fee: $60
IGNITE members pay: FREE

Take your training into your own hands with a one-month Skillshare membership. Skillshare is an online learning community with thousands of classes for creative and curious people, on topics including illustration, design, photography, video, freelancing, and more. Find the class that’s right for you and take the next step in your creative journey.

Receive training in the following categories:

  • Public Speaking
  • Culinary
  • Languages
  • Fine Art
  • Data analysis
  • Microsoft
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Branding


Food Safety Training

Standard fee: $34
IGNITE members pay: FREE

This food safety certification course is recommended for anyone that serves food to others, especially those who serve food to the public. This course satisfies legislated food handler training requirements across Canada and is valid for five years. If you are a current restaurant, day care, camp, or long-term care home staff member, or plan to work in one of these industries in the future, this is the course for you! Certification is valid for 5 years. Please note courses are fully online. To successfully receive certification, all courses and examinations must be completed within 30 days of receiving a confirmation email from IGNITE.

This training course includes the following modules:

  • Introduction
  • Public Health Legislation & The Local Health Department
  • Understanding Microorganisms
  • Understanding Foodborne Illness
  • Time-Temperature Control
  • Cross-Contamination Prevention
  • Food Safety Management System
  • Construction, Design & Facilities
  • Receiving & Storage
  • Displaying, Serving & Discarding
  • Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Employee Hygiene
  • Pest Control


Smart Serve Ontario

Standard fee: $44.95
IGNITE members pay: $20.00

If you’re in the food service or events industry, this training is for you! The Training Program emphasizes the importance of responsible service and it is meant to serve as a guiding tool for hospitality professionals for acceptable alcohol serving practices. Certification is valid 5-years, from the date of issue. Please note courses are fully online. To successfully receive certification, all courses and examinations must be completed within 30 days of receiving a confirmation email from IGNITE.

  • Servers
  • Bartenders 
  • Ticket Sellers
  • Security 
  • Floor Supervisors/Monitors
  • Permit Holders

Skills Bundle was designed with Humber’s Learning Outcomes (HLOs) in mind.
Learn more about HLOs. [PDF]

Sign up today to hone your skills for tomorrow. Have fun, and good luck!

Application Form

Applications for Fall semester will open on Tuesday, October 11, 2022. 


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