The JobSeries programs are pre-employment and pre-training learning opportunities for people who require personal skills development, need assistance to develop career plans, are seeking employment or further education, or need to enhance work skills to maintain employment.
JobSeries can be purchased from SIIT by Labour Force Development Agencies, Social Development Programs, or employers who wish to develop a pool of future employees. Cost sharing arrangements can be made among potential partners.
For more information on JobSeries, please contact 306-477-9341.
- People who have multiple obstacles to overcome prior to implementing a career plan.
- Within the context of their personal goals, learners identify the barriers that inhibit them from moving forward and develop an action plan outlining how they plan to address each barrier.
- To support the barrier identification process and development of solutions, discussion topics include: communication, addictions, legal matters, behaviour, technology, values, and healthy lifestyle.
- Learners will possess a fully developed action plan that identifies their employment barriers and outlines how each of them shall be addressed, with specific goals, resources, and timelines.
- 8 weeks
- People who need to strengthen foundational learning skills in order to participate in future career training activities
- Learners will participate in programming that will help to prepare them for success in subsequent skill development training activities. Topics are organized into 5 main themes: Lifestyle Management, Assessment of Skill Levels, Learning/Study Skills, Organizational Skills, and Exposure to Career Options.
- Learners will also be guided through a Career Map development process where they will select an appropriate and specific employment goal and map out the activities that will help them to attain this goal.
- Learners will have exposure to specific employment and career opportunities through targeted site visits and presentations.
- Learners will have fully developed Career Maps- based on specific career aspirations- which will help guide them to employment. Learners will be prepared to begin implementation of those plans.
- 12 weeks
- People who possess the skills and credentials to qualify for specific jobs, and reside in a location that provides access to a job market.
- Learners will have the opportunity to address small employment credential gaps and receive support and guidance in active job application processes.
- Learners will participate in general employment skill development programming in topic areas including: getting organized, communications, job search, resume update, interview techniques, employability and life management.
- Learners will secure employment and exit the program as that occurs.
- Up to 8 weeks
- An additional component is called JobSeries which is a combination of 2-3 of the programs listed above (JobFocus, JobSkills and JobFind).
- Up to 20 weeks
“Within the Business program Indigenous culture is incorporated into our learning environment. I knew I was able to succeed in completing my Business Diploma because my instructor included culture in our education.”
Hunter McLean, Business graduate, is from James Smith First Nation.
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