Career Enhancement

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Career Enhancement

Overview 

Are you looking for work and a career? Employment training? On-the-job training? Do you need to refresh and build your skills? Career Enhancement, an Enhanced Career Bridging program, is a sponsored program (free training) designed to provide the essential tools you need to transition to work and a successful career. Gain the knowledge, participate in skills training, and build your confidence in using your job search tools to find rewarding employment, career advancement, and increase your success in further training.

During your 18-week skills building program you will have the opportunity to:
  • Participate in computer training that develops fundamental digital and keyboarding skills;
  • Assess your skills, interests, values and personal style;
  • Research the occupations, employers, and jobs that most interest you in the current labour market;
  • Set meaningful and realistic career goals;
  • Refresh the essential skills most relevant to your career goals;
  • Develop the tools, such as resumes, cover letters, interview skills, you need to conduct a successful job search;
  • Add a variety of professional development achievements to your portfolio of skills; and,
  • Research opportunities to work with a local employer.
The work placement component of the Career Enhancement program will provide the opportunity to benefit from Sask Polytech’s strong connection with employers and industry. You will have the opportunity to build networking skills, and the work placement provides the opportunity to work on-site with a local employer, in exchange for training, skill development, further networking, and the opportunity to be considered for current and future employment opportunities.

Career Enhancement is currently offered and supported in partnership with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Immigration and Career Training. To be eligible, you must:
  • Be unemployed or working less than full-time;
  • Have completed an active job search, and face barriers to obtaining or maintaining employment;
  • Be at least 16 years of age;
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • Be a Saskatchewan resident; and,
  • If English is your additional language, the general measure is Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 8 is preferred; however, you will be considered with at least a CLB 6.
If approved to attend, you will have:
  • Tuition and access to online training covered - free training;
  • Support to overcome challenges and obstacles in attaining and maintaining employment; and,
  • Individualized coaching.

Opportunities for Employers

Are you looking to:
  • Access skilled and motivated workers?
  • Participate in an educational partnership?
  • Save on training costs?
  • Evaluate potential employees?
  • Reduce hiring risks?
Click here for more information: https://saskpolytech.ca/employers/career-enhancement-work-placement.aspx

If interested in the program, please register and attend an information session. For more information contact career.enhancement@saskpolytech.ca or 306-775-7467.

Career Enhancement graduates may be found in a broad range of occupations and roles, from entry level to professional.  The career you target will depend on your qualifications, skills, interests, and the opportunities currently available in your labour market.

18-weeks

Anticipated session dates:
  • Intake one: September 19, 2022 - January 27, 2023
  • Intake two: December 5, 2022 - April 14, 2023
  • Intake three: March 6 - July 7, 2023
Regina

Virtual offering may be based on demand and availability. Participants must reside in Saskatchewan and meet the criteria.

Interested candidates will be required to complete a pre-program assessment prior to entry.

If you are interested in this program, please register for an information session listed below; contact Career Enhancement directly at 306-775-7467 or career.enhancement@saskpolytech.ca; contact your consultant at Career Services; or your WCB Vocational Counsellor at 1-800-667-7590.

Seats are limited. You must attend an information session and assessment before being considered. 

Dates to be announced. Please contact career.enhancement@saskpolytech.ca or phone 306-775-7467.

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