ADULT BASIC EDUCATION
Essential Skills for the Workplace
Did you leave school before completing grade ten, or have you been out of school for a long period of time? Would you like to find employment? Enrolling in Essential Skills for the Workplace might be the next step in achieving your goals.
The Essential Skills for the Workplace (ESWP) program is intended to support you in gaining the skills needed to enter and succeed in the workplace. This program includes six months of literacy and workplace essential skills training and includes work placements. ESWP is offered at SIIT campuses in Regina, Saskatoon, Prince Albert, and in various community locations.
Completing ESWP at SIIT will prepare you to enter Adult 10, or pursue employment.
*SIIT does not currently offer upgrading.
This program is open to anyone
Strong preference is given to applicants who are Status First Nations, but SIIT programs are open to anyone.
English Language Benchmark and International Students
SIIT not currently legislated to accept International Students. You must be a Canadian/ Permanent Resident to apply.
To be admitted into this program you must be able to understand and communicate in English (Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment of six – CLB6).
Tuition and Fees
There is no cost to attend Adult Basic Education programs at SIIT. Once accepted, program staff will help you to secure Provincial Training Allowance (PTA).
What to Expect
Day to Day
This program involves mostly classroom learning for six hours per day.
Regular attendance is essential for academic success. Each program has specific attendance requirements that must be adhered to in order to graduate.
If you have been approved for Provincial Training Allowance (PTA), you must maintain a 90% attendance to remain eligible for funding.
Essential Skills for the Workplace is a non-credit program. If you complete ESWP, you will receive a Recognition of Achievement.