Basic job readiness training

Connecting Literacy, Learning & Work (2008)

This book is intended for those who work in adult literacy programs and are engaged in the on-going process of making connections between literacy, learning and work. It contains some research-based discussion, curriculum ideas, a few ready-to-use tools, interviews with instructors, and student photo stories.

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2009-05-20

Heavy Equipment Operator (HEO) (2006)

Skills Passport

The Workplace Education Manitoba Steering Committee (WEMSC) funded a project to develop and pilot an entry-level curriculum for essential skills and employability skills for heavy equipment operators (HEOs) and skilled labourers. This passport validates that the owner has been recognized as having the entry-level skills required of a Heavy Equipment Operator under a certified training and assessment program.

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2009-04-01

Heavy Equipment Operator (HEO) and Skilled Labourer - Final Report (2006)

Part I - Essential Skills & Employability Skills, Part II - PLAR

The Workplace Education Manitoba Steering Committee (WEMSC) funded a project to develop and pilot an entry-level curriculum for essential skills and employability skills for heavy equipment operators (HEOs) and skilled labourers. This report discusses the program development, participant selection, pilot deliveries, project evaluation, and recommendations for future application with prior learning strategies.

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2009-04-01

Trading Up: Getting Ready for a Hairstyling or Electrical Apprenticeship Program (2002)

This resource concerns the Assessment of Apprenticeship Candidates Project by the Project READ Literacy Network. The goal of this project is to adapt the existing Project READ LBS Referral Assessment package for use with two identified apprenticeship trades in co-operation with the appropriate industries and the members of the Project READ LCPP Committees.

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2008-12-01

Supporting Smoother Transitions (2008)

Evaluation Report

The Peterborough Native Learning Program, an adult literacy community-based program in Ontario, works with individuals who have their sights and hearts set on getting decent, meaningful jobs, providing training so that they are ready to write the grade 12 equivalency test or the last level of upgrading at the local college.

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2008-07-25

Looking For a Job? (1995)

A Guide For Adult Literacy Students

Use this book as your How-To-Find-A-Job-Guide.

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2003-05-09

A Study of Potential Incremental Success Factors Among Basic Education and Employment Preparation Students (2001)

The goal of adult basic education programs is to see the student make the transition to permanent, meaningful employment or to postsecondary studies that will lead eventually to such employment. While most adult students will achieve the goal, a minority of students will not. However, while those students don’t achieve the major program goal, their educational experiences can still improve their lives.

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2002-07-31

Career Planning Guide for Adult Learners (1999)

Calvin Coish's Career Planning Guide for Adult Learners includes stories, questions, sample resume, cover letter and much more. Written for adult learners this publication explores the world of work, occupations and career fields. Interspersed among the practical chapters that provide information about these topics are the personal stories of five adults who talk about their school and work experiences.

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1999-01-01

Working Words: Employment Skills for Aboriginal Youth (1998)

Is it better for me to go to school or to look for work? If you do not know the answer to that question, this may be a good program for you. This booklet is about learning job skills and real schoolwork at the same time.

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1998-01-01

Native Learners Perceptions of Educational Climate in a Native Employment Preparation Program (1998)

This study explores what Native adult learners consider to be the best educational climate for a Native Employment Preparation Program. Research questions related to learner milieu, dimensions of the cultural, social, and instructional environments, and learner outcomes.

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1998-01-01

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