Employment & Training Programs and Services

Published Date: May 01, 2009
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Work Foundations

Work Foundations provides full-time and part-time basic skills training to enable individuals to pursue further job related training and/or to find a job and substantially improve their employment situation. Program elements include:
  • Academic Upgrading – in Grades 10 to 12.

  • Basic Skills – training in literacy and numeracy (grades one to six), adult basic education (grades seven to nine), life skills/personal management training.

  • English as a Second Language (ESL) – training to improve English language competencies for individuals whose first language is other than English.

  • General Education Development (GED) – upgrading to meet minimum academic requirements of a high school education.

  • Technical Entrance Preparation – intensive programs to provide entrance requirements for individuals to Alberta’s technical institute programs.

  • University College Entrance Preparation – intensive programs to enable learners to achieve the necessary matriculation course equivalents for admission to Alberta post-secondary institutions.

Academic Upgrading (Grades 10-12)

Basic Skills Training

English as a Second Language (ESL)