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Career Enhancement

Overview 

Are you looking for work and a career? Do you need to refresh and build your skills? Career Enhancement is a sponsored program designed to provide the essential tools you need to transition to work and a successful career. Build the knowledge, skills and confidence to find a rewarding job, advance your career and increase your success in further training.

During your 20-week program you will have the opportunity to:

  • build fundamental digital/computer and keyboarding skills;
  • assess your skills, interests, values and personal style;
  • research the occupations and jobs that most interest you;
  • set meaningful and realistic career goals;
  • refresh the essential skills most relevant to your career goals;
  • develop the tools you need to conduct a successful job search;
  • add a variety of professional development achievements to your portfolio of skills; and
  • work with a local employer.

For the final component of your Career Enhancement program you will benefit from Sask Polytech’s strong connection with employers and industry. You will work on-site with a local employer, in exchange for training, skill development, networking, and the opportunity to be considered for current and future employment opportunities.

Career Enhancement is currently offered and supported only through contractual arrangements with Saskatchewan Ministry of Immigration and Career Training and WCB. 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
  • have at least a Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 6.

If approved to attend, your tuition costs are paid and you may be eligible for financial support while attending the program.

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.
20-weeks
  • December 3, 2018 - May 3, 2019
  • January 21, 2019 - June 7, 2019
  • March 11, 2019 - July 26, 2019

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

If you are interested in this program, visit a staff member at Regina Labour Market Services, 1955 Broad Street (306-787-2160) or a WCB vocational counsellor (1-800-667-7590).

For more information, contact Joan Patterson at joan.patterson@saskpolytech.ca or 306-775-7467.
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