Workplace Essential Skills Training

Essential Skills are the skills needed for work, learning, and life. They provide the foundation for learning all other skills. Academic Express has been delivering Workplace Essential Skills Training to employers in Central Alberta since 2010 and at Community Adult Learning Centers in rural Alberta starting in January 2019.

Training is provided in the following areas:

Numeracy: Basic math skills- taking measurement, basic budgeting

Reading: Understanding material written in sentences and paragraphs

Document Use: Using graphs, charts, reading labels

Writing: Basic writing skills- filling out forms, writing a resume

Working with Others: Being a team player, networking to get a job

Communication Skills: Resolving conflict, being assertive, improving interview skills

Problem-Solving:  Managing change, decision-making, problem-solving

Computer Use: Setting up a work-friendly email address, social media, online job-search

Continuous Learning: Continuing to improve skills and knowledge

Next Class Starts on: TBD


Classes and Workshops are offered in the following communities:

Stettler: 403-742-2999

Drayton Valley: 780-542-3373

Rocky Mountain House: 403-845-4544

Three Hills: 403-443-1160

Drumheller: 403-823-8300

Olds: 403-556-6460

Camrose: 780-672-8754 (starts in April 2019)


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Our Mission is...

to provide adult education and training in a non-threatening and nurturing environment to students who are ready, willing, and able to make permanent changes in their lives.

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