Workplace Essential Skills Training in the 1-STEP Settlement Program
The Bredin Centre for Learning is pleased to offer through
the 1-STEP Settlement Program the Workplace Essential Skills Training. This is
a 10-week program that provides literacy training through Essential Skills
upgrading. The goal of this program is for
Newcomers to be more marketable to Canadian employers by equipping them with
the rights skills to become successful in the Canadian workplace.
Workplace Essential Skills Training at Bredin will
help Newcomers to:
plan and improve skills to be successful in performing everyday tasks at
home and especially in the Canadian workplace.
in innovative online training and develop skills necessary for future
professional development and post-secondary training.
with career planning (both short and long-term) as well as confirm
readiness for employment and/or educational training.
in identifying existing skill levels in comparison to skill levels
required for an occupation of interest.
areas for skills enhancement and development learning plans or a plan of
a chance to work closely with your Workplace Essential Skills Coach who
will custom design the course based on your needs and challenges.
your skills and apply them during the in class workshops working with your
Workplace Essential Skills Coach and other Essential Skills clients taking
What are Essential
Skills are for work, learning and life. They allow individuals to effectively
perform everyday life and job tasks, create the basic foundation for learning
other skills and help to adapt to changes in the workplace. The nine essential
skills are Reading, Document Use, Numeracy, Writing, Oral Communication,
Working with Others, Thinking Skills, Computer Use, and Continuous Learning.
- Client of Bredin Centre
- Permanent Resident status or individuals selected to be Permanent Residence of Canada with a Canadian Language Benchmark Level 5 (CLBA 5)
- Basic computer skills
- Attendance of mandatory classroom workshops at Bredin Centre
- Assignments are completed at home during your own time, allowing for a flexible schedule if you are currently employed.