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Workplace Literacy and Numeracy | Certificate

Foundation

WLN 100Workplace Numeracy2.5
WLN 101Workplace Literacy2.5
WLN 102Workplace Practicum1
  • Workplace Numeracy (WLN 100): This course is part one of a three-part program that prepares students with barriers to employment for entry-level positions in their community. This short course increases students’ numeracy skills in the workplace, to build accuracy, safety, and confidence in learners. This program models experiential learning in a safe, hands-on environment that reinforces the learning outcomes of the course and introduces students to the college and its other, higher-level ASE programming.
  • Workplace Literacy (WLN 101): This course is part two of a three-part program that prepares students with barriers to employment for entry level positions in their community. This short course increases students’ literacy skills in the workplace, to build accuracy, safety, and confidence in learners. This program models experiential learning in a safe, hands-on environment that reinforces the learning outcomes of the course and introduces students to the college and its other, higher-level ASE programming.
  • Workplace Practicum (WLN 102): This course is part three of a three-part program that prepares students with barriers to employment for entry level positions in their community. Upon completion of on-campus in-class instruction, students will have the opportunity to gain work experience through participation in employer or community-based practicums. Practicum sites are selected to match student training needs and provide further training opportunities to participants in a realistic job industry environment. 

Assessment requirements for entry include an initial interview at the college with the program coordinator and/or learning assistance specialist that includes standard literacy and numeracy screening. The level of programming requires students to meet the literacy requirements of a minimum Level 1-2 from the ALFE (Adult Literacy Fundamental English) and ALFN (Adult Literacy Fundamental Math) as described in the provincial articulation guidelines.

Workplace Literacy and Numeracy Program Fees

Fees Full-time domestic
Full-time: 10 weeks
Tuition: $757.10
Student Union Fees:1 $41.99
Mandatory Fees: $137.70
Total Tuition: $936.79
Additional Costs:
Course Pack:
$35.00
Books:2
0.00
Supplies/Clothing:2
$100.00
Total Program Costs: $1,071.79
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These fees are term based and may vary due to the length of the program.

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Please note that these are approximate costs and may vary depending on courses taken. 

Fees are effective as of  August 1, 2021 for the 2021/22 academic year.

Books may be available at the Library or may be purchased second hand.

You may be able to apply for help to pay your fees. Please come to the college and Ask an Advisor about financial assistance or funding that may be available.