Harry Garoian is the first graduate to have completed the Mold Maintenance Technician [Level 1] Training Program.

The program helps job seekers learn in-demand skills, get paid on-the-job training, which leads to great stable jobs at Canadian advanced manufacturing companies.

Upon receiving his certificate, Harry said:

“I am delighted to have passed and been certified as a Mold Maintenance Technician [Level 1] by WBLC. As a mid-career worker, it is especially significant to my employer and myself that I successfully completed the program with distinction. I want to thank Peter Drews my Monitor/Coach for his advice and support. Thank you WBLC for the opportunity.”

MP Tool President, AIi Tontonchian said of the program:

“I think the program is good. It was developed specifically to help our industry and the trade in a very practical way. The next step is to build a base and expand it with the other local employers .”

Kim Thiara. President, AceTronic Industrial Controls INC. and Toronto Chapter Chair of CAMM, stated:

Having the opportunity to have had a small part in the creation of this program has been extremely gratifying.  As the Toronto Chapter Chair of CAMM, it is our commitment to ensure our industry continues to thrive and flourish well into the future.  The Mold Maintenance Technician Program is just one step closer to this goal. We are grateful to WBLC for seeing this come to fruition.

AIi Tontonchian (President, MP Tools President), Harry Garoian, and Blair Munro (Trianer, MP Tools)


WBLC has trained and certified approximately 600 employees for Ontario’s advanced manufacturing sector. Currently WBLC is conducting two programs – Mold Maintenance Technician [level 1] Selection and Learning Program and our CNC Machinist [Level 1] Program. Both are active with their in-takes commencing in October and November.

Detailed information about other programs and services that WBLC is providing can be found at  workbasedlearning.ca/programs