Talent in Brampton
Brampton has prioritized innovation and entrepreneurship to foster jobs and technological breakthroughs. Our workforce gives us a competitive edge and makes us a national leader for attracting, developing and retaining new jobs and talent. Brampton is a place where people want to live and make a living.
Canada is the most educated country in the world – OECD
55% of Canadians have a college or university degree
2nd fastest growing city in Canada with
14,000 new residents per year
Highly skilled talent: access to 4.3 million labour pool across the Greater Toronto Area
36yrs lowest average age in Canada
2nd largest tech sector in North America, part of the Toronto region
Part of the global skills strategy, which facilitates hiring highly specialized international talent
9th largest city in Canada, with a population close to 700,000
Brampton is centrally located in the middle of the Toronto-Waterloo innovation corridor
Young, diverse workforce with 234 cultures speaking 115 languages
A talent ecosystem of the future
The pipeline of talent is limitless and is filled with eager graduates looking to make their mark in your company and to contribute to your success.
Brampton has access to 21 Post-Secondary Institutions with an hours drive. More than 400,000 students are enrolled across these institutions, accounting for 75 per cent of the regions overall post-secondary enrolment.
Brampton is home to Sheridan College Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies – linking companies of all sizes to Sheridan’s expertise in advanced manufacturing with the help of faculty and students, of which there are 12,000.
Brampton Campus is located in the heart of down- town Bramptonand offers four-year degree programs in Business, Economics and Computer Science – expanding to Psychology and a Certificate in Community Economic and Social Development.
The Chang School of Continuing Education offers classes in Downtown Brampton in Computer Network Security and Digital Forensics Systems.
Cybersecurity In Brampton
With the Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst, Chang School of Continuing Education and Sheridan College all offering training opportunities in cybersecurity, Brampton continues toward their Computer Security and Digital Forensics Certificate.
Brampton is home to Sheridan College’s Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies and Skilled Trades Training Facility – linking companies of all sizes to Sheridan’s expertise in applied research and training the future advanced manufacturing workforce.
Food & Beverage
Brampton is within close proximity to major food research centres such as the University of Guelph Food Institute, Conestoga College and the George Brown College of Food Innovation and Research Studio (FIRSt). 25 academic institutions in close proximity offering agri-food programs.
Health & Life Sciences
Home to Sheridan College of Applied Health and Community Studies. Brampton is located in North America’s 3rd largest biotechnology Cluster with 100 biotechnology firms within a 30-minute drive.
Innovation & Technology
Brampton is part of the Toronto Region, North America’s 2nd largest tech sector. Centrally located in the middle of The Toronto/Waterloo Innovation Super Corridor giving access to 6 million people, over 20,000 technology companies and start-ups and 30% of Canada’s university students.
Building A Cybersecurity Ecosystem
Brampton is on the leading edge of cybersecurity and is home to the Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst, a national centre for innovation and collaboration in cybersecurity. The catalyst provides training and certification, commercial acceleration and support for Cyber scale-ups, applied research and development, and public education. The global cybersecurity industry is expected to reach US $2 billion by 2023. Canada had the 4th most cybersecurity venture capital deals in the world (between 2012 and 2016)
Brampton is a vital centre for innovation, with a rich and diverse pool of talent. That is why we chose Brampton’s innovation district As the home of the Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst.
Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst
Ryerson University’s National Centre for Cybersecurity
4th largest labour force in Ontario
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related organizations – surplus of 23,640
Labour force is estimated to be over 360,000 this year.
60% of the labour force in Brampton have post-secondary education