These individuals may have been laid off after working in their previous positions for a number of years. They may not have a high schol diploma, or may have obtained a diploma but have seen a decline in their Essential Skills due to a lack of use in their previous positions. These indiviudals may require Essential Skills Training to help them meet the demands of the modern work place.
- Explore Careers (Measure UP): The Measure Up website lets you search for various occupations to find their specific employment requirements as well as the Essential Skills required.
My Essential Skills
Practice your Essential Skills here. You can use the assess tools to determine which skills are your strongest and which ones you need to improve. After you have assessed your skills, focus in on those skills that you need to work on the most.
- Portfolio (HRSDC) (pdf)