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Monday, October 28, 2013

Free Occupation-specific Language Training for newcomers offers

Want to improve your workplace communication skills?

Free Occupation-specific Language Training for newcomers offers

  • language training geared to your occupation.
  • practical exercises based on actual workplace communications tasks.
  • career-planning assistance.
  • opportunities to connect with local employers, industries and resources.

Workplace Communication Skills for Child and Youth Worker

Participate in FREE work-oriented language training

This practical and innovative course will help you

  • understand human services workplaces in Ontario, including child-care centres and schools.
  • interact clearly and effectively with colleagues, clients, supervisors and the public.
  • network and connect with local employers, agencies and employment resources.
  • learn how to use your workplace communication training in settings such as
    • nursery schools.
    • centre and home-based daycares.
    • elementary schools.
    • high schools.

Small-group exercises based on everyday communication tasks in working with children and youth will help you

  • practise common on-the-job communication to improve your workplace language skills.
  • develop strong interviewing, networking and career-building communication skills.

This course is for you if

  • you have training or experience in the following:
    • early childhood education.
    • child and youth work.
  • your English is at an intermediate level (Canadian Language Benchmarks 6 to 8 or Niveaux de comp├ętence linguistique canadiens of 6 to 8 for courses offered in French).
  • you are a permanent resident of Canada or protected person.