application Name* First Name Last Name Email* Address* Street Address Address Line 2 Town/City AlbertaBritish ColumbiaManitobaNew BrunswickNewfoundland and LabradorNorthwest TerritoriesNova ScotiaNunavutOntarioPrince Edward IslandQuebecSaskatchewanYukon Province Postal Code Phone*How did you learn about the Skills for Hire program?*Search Engine (Google, Yahoo, Bing etc)Social MediaDigital Nova Scotia WebsiteEmail from Digital Nova ScotiaEmployment AgencyWord of mouthOtherHighest Level of Education:*No educationElementary / Middle SchoolHigh SchoolSome Post-SecondaryCollegeBachelor DegreeTrade/technical/vocational trainingMasters Degree or equivalentPhD Degree or equivalentIf you are enrolled in/have taken post-secondary, what is/was your area of study?*Employment Status*Employed and looking to upskillEmployed and looking to change careersUnemployedStudentWhat is your level of experience in user experience?*NoneBeginnerIntermediateAdvancedCheck the option that best describes you:*I’m exploring my options and testing the waters to see what fitsI’m a seasoned professional and looking to make a serious career changeI am a recent graduate and looking for career focused trainingI’m new to tech and exploring different career optionsI'm looking to improve my knowledge of UXI’m an IT professional and looking for a new careerI would like to start a new career in UXAre you a previous student of Skills for Hire?*YesNoAre you a previous applicant of Skills for Hire?*YesNoThis program is 30+ hours in length and requires consistent effort. Are you able to commit 5+ hours on average a week to this course?*YesNoMost of our class content takes place online in pre-recorded videos and tutorials, with the exception of our Career Kickstarter Series, Informational Webinars, Live Demo Sessions, and our Slack channel. Do you have any prior experience with self-paced, self-directed online learning?*Yes, a lotSomeNoneDo you think that you are well-positioned to succeed in an online learning environment?*YesNoWhy are you interested in learning about ux design?*What are your short term career goals? (example: “I want to work for ---- organization as a mobile app developer” )*How will this program assist you in reaching your goals?*As part of this program, you will have access to professional development sessions over Zoom. Which topic with regard to PD is the most interesting to you? (select one)*Group professional development calls1-1 career coachingAccountability and structureStudy groupsWhat kind of additional support do you need most in order to meet your career goals and complete this program? (select one)*Resume writingInterview skillsNetwork buildingCareer goalsWhat time of day is best for you to attend PD zoom sessions?*MorningMid-dayEveningOptional Self IdentificationThe Skills For Hire program is open to applications from residents of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland & Labrador who are over the age of 18 and who hold a high school diploma or GED. We are working with Economic and Social Development Canada to ensure equal access to this program for underrepresented groups. Please check the boxes that apply below if you would like to self-identify as belonging to any of the following groups:What is your age range?under 1818-2425-2930-3435-3940-4546 and upCheck all that applyI have immigrated to Canada within the past 5 yearsYesNoPrefer not to sayI am an Indigenous PersonYesNoPrefer not to sayI am a non-Indigenous visible minorityYesNoPrefer not to sayI identify as femaleYesNoPrefer not to sayI am a member of the LGBTQ2+ communityYesNoPrefer not to sayI am a person with a disabilityYesNoPrefer not to sayAnything else we should know about you?