Newcomer Essential Skills Training Program

Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers


Description
Offers training to increase or develop essential skills to find work and participate in the community more successfully.

Service provides:

  • 24 weeks of full-time classes to increase or develop essential skills to find work and participate in the community
  • 90 days (3 months) of supported follow up

Program is delivered twice a year to 20 eligible applicants each session.

Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to residents of Alberta who are:
  • permanent residents, new Canadian Citizens, or refugees with a positive Notice of Decision Letter
  • unemployed or marginally employed
  • with a Canadian Language Benchmark 3 or higher in all skill areas (reading, writing, speaking, and listening)
  • and highly motivated and committed to completing the program
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • call
  • e-mail
  • or visit website for more information

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: Yes,

There may be a waiting period depending on intake.


Telephone
780-424-7709
Web Site
https://emcn.ab.ca
Email
info@emcn.ab.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No,

Program is free and participants may qualify for funding while studying.




Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: No -
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Agency Information
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Last Verified On
November 2, 2023
Address
10170 112 Street NW
Edmonton, AB, T5K 2L6
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Tue
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Wed
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Thu
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Fri
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM

Program hours vary. Sessions delivered twice a year.