93% of Second Career students have graduated, survey finds

September 24, 2010

In a survey of students in Ontario's Second Career program, 93% of respondents have graduated, and more than 60% have found work within an average of 3 months. 86% of students reported being satisfied or very satisfied with the province's retraining program. The survey shows that the average Second Career participant is about 40 years old, with an almost equal proportion of men and women enrolled in school. Since June 2008, the program has helped nearly 36,000 laid-off workers. Ontario News Release