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Workplace Essential Skills Training

This part-time program offers opportunities for people with a developmental disability to:

  • Prepare for Employment
  • Develop Life Skills for the workplace and independent living

Admission Requirements

  • Students must be at least 17 years of age.
  • Assessment information and documentation of disability is required from the appropriate and relevant sources.
  • A good match is necessary between student and program regarding goals, needs and resources.
  • Literacy skills (at approx. grade 4 to 5 level) are required for most program course work. Exceptions may be considered on an individual basis where equivalent compensatory strategies are demonstrated.
  • Suitability is determined by:
    • appropriate behaviour in classroom and the community;
    • commitment;
    • willingness to learn and participate in activities.

Course Schedule

Workplace Essential Skills Training Program
Program Schedule (tentative)
Room 151
September 30. 2014 - March 25, 2015
Holiday break: December 2, 2014 - January 2, 2015

Before holiday break:

World Citizens: Food issues
12:45 - 3:15 pm

Before holiday break:

Personal Development Skills
12:45 - 3:15 pm

After holiday break:

Attitudes on the Job
12:45 - 3:30 pm

After holiday break:

Math for Independence
12:45 - 3:30 pm

How to Apply

For more information please contact at 604-485-2878.