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Start Smart.... With Essential Work Skills


Program Start: 16 October 2017 - In Session
Location: Tisdale
Credit Granting Institution: Cumberland College
Length: 5 Weeks

Overview:

Training and Work Placement Opportunities for Adults 18 years of age and older

This program is targeted to job seekers who are interested in securing employment in the service, retail, hospitality and tourism industry. Successful participants will receive certification in First Aid/CPR, WHMIS, and Food Safe. Includes 90 hours of Saskatchewan Tourism customer service training and 30 hours of work placement. There is no income support built into the Start Smart Project so participants are responsible for their own living expenses, transportation and childcare arrangements while in the program. Participants may remain on their current source of funding while taking the program.

The Program has three main components:

  1. 30 hours pre-training certification (Oct. 16 - 20, 2017) (Must complete this phase to be considered for Phase 2)
    • WHMIS
    • Employment Readiness
    • Safe Food Handling
  1. 90 hours of classroom training in service excellence and work place essentials
    • Build on your employment skills essential to the world of work
    • Learn strategies and tools to assist with job search
    • Develop resumes, cover letters and interview techniques
    • CPR/First Aid AED
  1. 30 hours of work-based training 
    • Participants will be placed in a work placement setting to gain experience in a local business.
    • Heighten awareness of the local job market through worksite tours, information interviews and employer panels

There is no income support built into the Start Smart Project so participants are responsible for their own living expenses, transportation and childcare arrangements while in the program. Participants may remain on their current source of funding while taking the program.

Requirements:

Admission Requirements: Must be 18 years of age or older

Notes:

If you have further questions please contact Corinne Lam Ma, Manager of Learner Services by phone at 306-873-3844 or by email.