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Workplace and Essential Skills Training Program

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Program Information

School:Vancouver Island University
Faculty:Academic and Career Preparation
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Career Exploration/Awareness Skills
Description:The program is specifically designed for students with developmental and cognitive disabilities and is designed to assist students' development with personal, interpersonal, and employment skills required to obtain and maintain employment. The overarching program goal is for the students to gain skills necessary to foster personal growth and independence.

The full non-credit certificate program is comprised of 6 modules (33 courses and 6 practicums) and will be delivered over two years; however, students will obtain a statement of completion for completing specific modules. Students can also take longer than two years to complete the program if they are unable to enroll into the six modules within the 2 year time frame.
URL:Workplace and Essential Skills Training Program at Vancouver Island University
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $1,336

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    The program is designed for adults with special needs who are ready to commit to learning and enhancing their skills. Admission to the program requires the following requirements: - High school graduation or completion of certificate; or - Minimum 17 years of age and out of high school for at least one year. In addition, students must also meet the following criteria: - Diagnosis or history that identifies a difficulty with learning or a documented disability. - Ability to attend classroom and practicum independently. - Demonstrate the skills to perform program related tasks with strength and endurance.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 09, 2017

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