courses

Apprenticeship (Bundle)

Grouping of course material to help support you as you investigate an apprenticeship goal.

Receive a general overview of apprenticeship and investigate specific trades related to the Construction, Automotive and Food Service Sectors. Also covered are: Workplace Expectations, Communication Skills and Report Writing.

You will select from the following to create a package that fits your needs:

  • Exploring Apprenticeship
  • Apprenticeship Math
  • On the Job Report Writing
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Customer Service Essentials

 

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Apprenticeship Math

The Apprenticeship Math short course is designed for learners preparing to go into the trades. It focuses on basic math skills using fractions, decimals and percents and include real workplace examples or when to use these skills. If you're interested in this career pathway and need to strengthen your math skills, this course is for you! Note: Learners should be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers before taking this course.

*NOTE – All curriculum is levelled and is assigned based on the results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

College Readiness (Bundle)

Grouping of curriculum that will help prepare you to be successful at College. This bundle includes the following courses/curriculum:

  • Manage College: College Readiness Tips
  • Memory and Study Tips for Students
  • Understanding Your Learning Style
  • Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities and ADHD
  • Learning to Communicate using MS Word

* Reading, Writing and Math Assessments with Independent Study learning options are also available dependent on individual needs.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake

Exploring Apprenticeship

 

**Please note: This course is temporarily unavailable.**

This course was created for learners who would like to explore the options available to them through apprenticeship, and features content developed by Literacy Link South Central (LLSC). Divided into three parts, this course allows learners to 1. Get an Overview of Apprenticeship, including the individual trades and trade sectors; 2. Investigate Specific Trades related to the Construction, Automotive and Food Services sectors; and 3. Understand the Credentials available through apprenticeship and prepare for the tests they may encounter during the credentialing phase.  You will be required to complete an intake assessment before starting this course. 

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on completion of an Intake Assessment. An intake assessment will be emailed to you once your registration is processed.

Goal Setting - Discovering Your Goals

I’m not sure what I want to do with my life, but I want it to be great! Sound familiar? Then this goal-setting course is for you. You will ponder your dreams, consider your values and talents, and examine your needs, commitments, and challenges. Then you’ll have the chance to set a goal and form a plan of action to pursue that goal. This course is full of useful tips on making choices, researching options, and weathering the ups and downs of your journey. Discovering your goals is a giant step towards reaching your potential in life and work.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Introduction to SABA (Live Class)

This class is for first time users of the SABA program. If you are taking a SABA Class on the LearningHUB, we recommend you take this class first. We will practise using the communication tools including the microphone, text chat and participation icons. You will also learn how to use the markup tools and practise using them on the Whiteboard. If this course isn't available before your SABA Class is scheduled, a playback of the session should be watched so you are ready for your first class. 

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A2.1, A3, B1.2, D.1-D.2

Learning Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities and ADHD

Everyone learns differently and some people face academic challenges because of learning disabilities. This course introduces students (and teachers) to common learning disabilities and useful learning strategies. Students will learn about the challenges students with learning disabilities face and then discover helpful learning strategies that help them succeed.

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Recognize specific disabilities
  • Use recommended learning strategies
  • Overcome academic challenges
  • Implement accommodations
  • Use adaptive technology

 

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessm

Manage College: College Readiness Tips

This course helps students prepare for college but is also helpful to students preparing to take credit courses. Often students move from work, upgrading, or high school without fully understanding the skills they need to succeed. Students can start college with confidence by developing skills in the following areas:

  • Time management and organization
  • Classroom and online learning
  • Textbook reading and effective note taking
  • Studying and remembering
  • Overcoming obstacles

 

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Self Exploration: How I Communicate in Different Places

Learners should have a basic familiarity with computers before taking this five module course. In this course, you will be thinking and talking about how you communicate in different places. At the end of this course you should be able to: understand how different generations communicate, understand key factors in effective communication, feel more comfortable communicating in a group setting, begin to understand how to improve communication skills and identify your current skills and the skills that you need to work on.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Steps to Success

Some learn best by watching or reading, some by listening, and others by trying things on their own.  Our favourite way to learn is called our preferred learning style and knowing your style can help you learn better. This course will help you identify your learning style, and will provide strategies to use that take advantage of your preference.  You will learn how to use memory strategies like mnemonic phrases or images.  Online learning is very different from classroom learning.  This course helps to identify learning challenges and obstacles and how to cope when faced with a challenge.   The goal of this course is to help you explore strategies for managing time, reaching out for help, setting goals and monitoring your learning.  

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.
 

Understanding Your Learning Styles

We all learn in different ways and understanding our own strengths helps us succeed. This course helps students understand their own personal learning styles. Students will investigate visual, auditory, and kinaesthetic ways of learning and they will develop ways to use their own preferred learning style more effectively.

In this course you will learn how to:

  • Recognize different learning styles
  • Discover your own preferred learning style
  • Develop tips for studying, remembering, and learning

 

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.