Workplace Skills Training Program
Adult Special Education Workplace Skills Training is a program for adults with special learning needs. Program staff and faculty prepare students for the responsibilities of independent living and the demands of entry-level employment. Students explore their interests and aptitudes while developing social, interpersonal and practical skills needed in the workplace. A work-experience placement in a community workplace environment gives students the opportunity to develop and practice necessary employment skills.
Earns you an ADULT SPECIAL EDUCATION WORKPLACE SKILLS TRAINING CERTIFICATE
Other programs under Adult Special Education:
Retail Services Plus Program new program - Prince Rupert only - Dates to be announced
The Retail Services Plus Program prepares students for entry-level positions in the Retail and or Business Sector. The accelerated program is an alternative for the Foundation level (Retail Services Program).
ASE RSP is a program for adults with special learning needs. The program prepares students with barriers to employment for entry-level positions in the retail and business sector. Individualized training in both classroom and laboratory settings provide students the essential knowledge and skills to obtain employment in a variety of work environments including retail, wholesale, warehouse, and business work sites. Upon completion of on-campus training, students will have the opportunity to gain work experience through participation in employer work site practicums.
Dates and locations
|Retail Services Program: TBD||Terrace Campus|
Adult Special Education Workplace Skills Training Program
|WST 100||Personal Profile and Career Planning||2|
|WST 101||Managing Your Money||1|
|WST 102||Intro to Workplace Safety||2|
|WST 121||Developing a Positive Work Attitude||3|
|WST 104||Basic Computer Skills||1.5|
|WST 105||Survival Math 1||5|
|WST 118||Preparation for Foodsafe 1||1|
|WST 119||Food Safe Level 1 1||0.5|
|WST 120||Serving It Right 1||0.5|
|WST 111||Job Search Techniques||2|
|WST 113||Worldhost 1||0.5|
|WST 114||Developing Social Skills for Employment||2.5|
|WST 115||Interpersonal Skills||2|
|WST 116||Interacting With Others At Work||1|
|WST 117||Rights and Responsibilities||2|
|WST 107||Fieldwork Practice||6|
Literacy classes are self-paced and may be taken in conjunction with or independently of WST.
Functional Literacy instruction is available on a part-time basis. Classes are self-paced and registration is on-going (space permitting).
Admission to the program is open. Students must have learning difficulties that prevent them from taking part in mainstream courses and must complete program requirements. Students should be aware that an intake interview is required before they can enter into the program. Please contact the Program Coordinator to schedule an interview.
Please note: Successful completion of WST 105, WST 113, WST 118, WST 119 and WST 120 is not required in order to receive the Workplace Skills Training Certificate. For ASE RSP students require a minimum level literacy 101 functioning and ability to count to 100.
Adult Special Education fees
|Student Union Fees:1||$124.56|
|Total Program Costs:||$3,420.08|
Fees are effective as of August 7, 2018
These fees are term based and may vary due to the length of the program.
Please note that these are approximate costs and may vary depending on courses taken.
Books may be available in 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.