EmployAbilities

Restart Your Career - Skills Training Program


Description
Provides enhanced skills training in job-related computer skills and professional development opportunities for individuals with barriers to employment.

Service provides:

  • a 24 week practical skill development program that provides graduates with the skills to become employed in entry level positions within computerized environments

Includes:

  • 20 weeks of skill development
  • 4 weeks of work experience
  • 230 hours of professional development / essential skills training
  • 230 hours of basic computer training such as typing and Microsoft Office 2010
  • employability skills
  • job search techniques
  • communication skills
  • interview skills
  • resume writing
Affiliation: Funded by the Government of Alberta.
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to individuals who have barriers to employment:
  • with visible or non-visible disability, mental health concerns, or a medical condition
  • and / or who are on Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH), Income Support, Employment Insurance (EI), or independent funds
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, To access service:
  • call for more information or to register
Services are closed to in-person access until further notice. Clients may access services remotely by phone calls, text, skype, and other virtual means.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
1-800-785-6539
Telephone
780-423-4106
Fax
780-426-0029
Web Site
http://www.employabilities.ab.ca
Email
employ@employabilities.ab.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: Yes - Disability features include:
  • braille in elevators
  • ramps
  • special needs / disability parking
Legal Status
Registered Charity / Foundation
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
March 16, 2014
Address
10909 Jasper Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB, T5J 3L9
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM