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Accessible Sector Skills Employment and Training Support (ASSETS)


The ASSETS program enhances employability skills and labour market integration of people with intellectual disabilities.  Individuals interested in the bicycle industry can register.  The program offers specialized training and experiential learning opportunities as well as individualized employment and assistance services.

Register for an information session using the link below.

Register Here
Bicycle Assembly and Maintenance (BAM) with image of a person fixing a bike. Click to go to the BAM section.

Contact information:

Carolina Giraldo

Bicycle Assembly and Maintenance Information Session:

Wednesday, November 23rd at 10:00 am
Wednesday, November 30th at 10:00 am
Wednesday, December 7th at 10:00 am
Wednesday, December 14th at 10:00 am
Wednesday, December 21st at 10:00 am
Tuesday, January 10th at 10:00 am
Wednesday, January 11th at 10:00 am

via Zoom

*Interested participants will proceed with in-person numerical, literacy, and mechanical assessments and interview by appointment only.

The Program

Bicycle Assembly and Maintenance (BAM)

BAM is an 8-week bicycle assembly and repair training program that provides participants with technical and theoretical knowledge for employment in the bicycle industry. The training is delivered in a classroom/bike shop and practicum in a bike shop.

Next cohort starts January 16th, 2023.

BAM Training eligibility criteria:

  • Participants must be adults over 18 with an intellectual disability
  • Available to attend the classes Monday to Friday from 8:45 am to 3:00 pm
  • Ability to stand up for extended periods
  • Feel comfortable getting dirty and touching grease tools
  • Have a minimum literacy level of 6 CLB
  • Passion for bicycles


Program Highlights

Individualized wrap-around supports, accommodations, assistive technology devices, or other supports to reduce barriers clients face.

Individualized goals for the program and pathway to success established by each client.

Access to job development, employment services and workshops.

Fully accessible to clients of varying needs and requiring different accommodation levels.

Mentorship opportunities.

Funded By:

Employment Ontario logo

In Partnership With:

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Community Living Toronto logo

The Learning Enrichment Foundation is committed to complying with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (OADA) If you require accommodation please contact 416 769 0830 or info@lefca.org.