Advanced Literacy and Essential Skills in the Workplace

Advanced Literacy and Essential Skills in the Workplace (ALES@WORK)

This is a nationwide project (in Ottawa, Calgary and Vancouver) that offers a 10-week training program for Internationally Trained Professionals (ITPs) who have worked or trained as a programmer, database analyst/administrator or network technician. This program is about communication in a workplace context and about those thinking and problem-solving skills that contribute to effective writing and speaking. It is presented in the context of working with others in a technical environment.

ALES@WORK program helps ITPs develop skills to make them more effective in their workplaces through a series of projects and learning activities designed to reflect the conditions in the modern information technology workplace, such as Agile processes.

 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Programmer, Database Analyst or Computer Network Technician
  • Permanent Resident, Canadian Citizen or Convention Refugee
  • Unemployed, Underemployed or Employed
  • Canadian Language Benchmark 7 or above

 

Join us at one of our upcoming information sessions

Thursday

January 31, 2019

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Wednesday

February 13, 2019

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Thursday

February 28, 2019

5:00pm - 6:00pm

Tuesday

March 12, 2019

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Wednesday

March 27, 2019

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Thursday

April 11, 2019

5:30pm - 6:30pm

 

Register here: https://tinyurl.com/ales-work**Pre-registration required.

Program Starts April 18, 2019

 

For more information, please contact Recruitment and Training Officer, Shao Wen Yang at 403.538.8358 or ShaowenY@immigrantservicescalgary.ca

Employers interested in becoming partners, please contact Abdallah Abushammala, Employment Engagement Officer at 403-705-3440 or AbdallahA@immigrantservicescalgary.ca

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Shao Wen Y
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403-538-8358
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