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March 3, 2015

Online ES Enhancement for the Construction Trades (Case Study)

Saskatchewan's residential construction industry faces a high demand for skilled trade people. Training is required for those seeking entry-level employment and also needed to enhance the skills of current workers for upward mobility in their careers paths. Industries rely on highly skilled workers to ensure quality, safety and efficiency on the job site. Essential skills enhancement provides workers with the tools necessary to increase their foundational skills which link to increased participation, improved self-confidence, enhanced worker engagement and improved team performance. The number of workers with the necessary skills to meet employer expectations is in short supply. After raising the... Read more
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Tags: Document Use, Essential Skills
March 3, 2015

ES for Immigrants Program Guide

Guide for facilitators working with Immigrants at the pre-arrival stage. See, Power Point presentation "Employment for Success Presentation".
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Tags: Document Use, Essential Skills
March 3, 2015

Employment Success Presentation

As part of the Essential Skills for Immigrants project, this Power Point presentation outlines the ES needed to succeed in Canada's employment market.
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Tags: Continuous Learning, Document Use, Essential Skills
March 3, 2015

Learner’s Guide (Aboriginal and Health)

This Guide was created during the Working with the Community Project.It includes practical exercises ans testimonials of Aboriginal persons working in healthcare. See, Instructor's Guide (Aboriginal and Health)".
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Tags: Document Use, Essential Skills
March 3, 2015

Instructor’s Guide (Aboriginal and Health)

This Guide created during the Working with the Community Project, is useful in helping educators understand Aboriginal culture.  Its bibliography includes 28 print sources and 29 on-line resources. See, 'Learner's Guide (Aboriginal and health)'.
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Tags: Document Use, Essential Skills
March 3, 2015

Instructor’s Guide (Aboriginal and Mining)

This Guide created during the Working with the Community project, was developed to help learners understand the safety documents used in everyday life/work situations. It can be integrated into pre-employment programs, or on-site training in a condensed version.
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Tags: Document Use, Essential Skills
March 3, 2015

Practitioner’s Guide (Immigrants and Practice firms)

This guide was created during the Working with the Community Project. This practitioner's Guide outlines the vital steps in developing an effective action plan to bridge their skills gaps. See, 'Participant's Guide (Immigrants and Practice Firnms')
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Tags: Document Use, Oral Communication, Thinking, Essential Skills
March 3, 2015

Participant’s Guide (Immigrants and Practice firms)

This Learner's Guide includes Essential Skills self-assessment tools for an Accounting clerk position. These tools can also be used for other positions within the Practice Firm. See, 'Practitioner's Guide (Immigrants and Practice Firms)'.
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Tags: Document Use, Oral Communication, Thinking, Essential Skills
March 3, 2015

Video on Filling the Gaps: ES and Internationally Educated Professionals

Bow Valley College, through a partnership with the Association of Canadian Community Colleges, created an Essential Skills workplace training program for WorleyParsons Canada. This video is about the impact that ES training can have in the workplace.
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Tags: Document Use, Numeracy, Oral Communication, Thinking, Working with Others, Essential Skills