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ADaPT is a work-integrated learning (WIL) program that bridges the gap between employer needs and graduate skills through 70+ hours of intensive training.

Since 2014, over 1000 participants have received training in digital and professional skills through ADaPT’s workshops. We have also helped match more than 89% of ADaPT participants with paid work placements.

ADaPT is facilitated by Ryerson University's TRSM Diversity Institute and TECHNATION, external link, funded by the Government of Canada’s Future Skills Centre, external link. The program emerged from research conducted for the 2014 Ontario Human Capital Research and Innovation Fund (OHCRIF).

Core Program Topics

The following topics are typically covered in our flagship program, ADaPT Core:

Digital Competencies

  • Quantitative Methods with Excel
  • Presenting with Powerpoint
  • Data Analytics
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Website Design
  • UX Design Fundamentals, and more

Skills for Success

  • Business Financials
  • Presentation Skills
  • Business Writing
  • Networking
  • Communication
  • Career Development Strategies
  • Sales Fundamentals
  • Design Thinking, and more

ADaPT Streams

ADaPT streams differ based on delivery partners, workshops offered, participant backgrounds, and program format.

ADaPT Core

Are you a student in your final semester or a recent grad? Looking to gain a competitive edge in the job market? Check out the ADaPT Core program!

To view a recording of our most recent information session (May 18th, 2022) click here., external link, opens in new window

Applications for ADaPT Alberta, ADaPT Atlantic, and ADaPT Ontario are currently closed. The next cohorts will be taking place in Fall 2022, WInter 2023, Spring 2023, and Summer 2023. 

To receive the first updates on future cohort dates,  please add your name to the following waiting lists: