UWaterloo WatSPEED receives $3.1M to launch career accelerator programs in advanced manufacturing, cybersecurity  


The University of Waterloo’s WatSPEED has received $3.1M from Palette Skills and the Government of Canada to launch two new career accelerator programs in Secure Coding and Advanced Manufacturing. These 13-week accelerator programs will be delivered in partnership with UpSkill Canada to address skills gaps in the cybersecurity and advanced manufacturing fields. “These new career accelerator programs provide a unique and valuable combination of technical and professional training, career coaching, and industry engagement that are developed in close partnership with industry,” said UWaterloo WatSPEED Executive Director Sanjeev Gill.