Essential Skills for the Workplace

Essential Skills Training in the 21st Century

Program Description | Eligibility Criteria | Duration of Services / Capacity | Program Expectations | More Information

Program Description

Would you like to improve your Math, Reading, or Study skills to get a job or pursue further education? We will train you at your level and help you to get back to work or continue with school.

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible for the Essential Skills for College & Trades Training in the 21st Century Program, they must be:
  • A resident of BC (must be Canadian citizen, landed immigrant, or protected person, but not a temporary foreign worker)
  • 18 years or older
  • Unemployed / not on EI (have not had an EI claim within the last 3 years, or a maternity / parental claim in the last 5 years)
  • Not a student

Program Expectations

What you’ll receive by completing the program:
  • Educational assessment & individualized training plan
  • Career and educational planning (Including trades)
  • Improve math & literacy
  • Basic computer training
  • Workplace communication
  • Short term certificate training such as Food Safe & First Aid
  • Work search training

Additional Program Information & Dates

No cost, 6-week training – 3 hours/day, Monday-Friday.
Please find the program schedule below (note that dates, times, and availabilities are subject to change):
  • April 24 – June 2, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • May 8 – June 16, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • June 12 – July 21, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • June 26 – August 4, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • July 31 – September 8, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

More Information

Kelowna Community Resources’ Employment Services can be contacted at:

620 Leon Ave.,
Kelowna, B.C.
phone: 250-763-8008
e-mail: ac.rcknull@secivrestnemyolpme

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