Young Workers may have begun working before attaining their high school diplomas, or they may have completed schooling without a firm grounding in Essential Skills. They may require training that will assist them in developing Literacy and Essential Skills that are tailored to their position.
- 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.
- Ontario Skills Passport: The Ontario Skills Passport is a site designed specifically for youth. It gives clear descriptions of the Essential Skills required for work, learning and life.
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)