PEI Essential Employability Skills Project

Call for participants!

Looking for a new work opportunity on PEI? Interested in working in a health care setting? Our program may be for you! We are now accepting applications for our next class starting in April!

We offer our participants:

  • Free training:
    • 6 weeks of group training in essential employability skills
    • A hybrid blend of in person and online class time
    • New workplace skills and certificates to add to your resume
  • Financial Assistance:
    • $450 per week living allowance
    • A new chromebook computer
    • You may qualify for travel and childcare subsidies
  • Paid Work Placement:
    • A six-week paid work placement that can lead to long term employment

To qualify for our program you must:

  • have completed a GED or High School Diploma
  • be able to pass a clear criminal record and vulnerable sector check
  • be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada

Applications now being accepted and interviews starting soon. Click green button above.

Or scan this code to go to our application form:

Contact Person: Lily Reaman, Program Coordinator


Certifications you will receive:

  • Gentle Persuasive Approach Dementia Care
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information (WHMIS)
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)


Skills you will gain:

Essential Skills for the Workplace:

  • Working with others
  • Writing
  • Reading
  • Numeracy
  • Thinking
  • Oral communication
  • Computer use
  • Document use
  • Continuous Learning

Employability Skills:

  • Attitude
  • Confidence
  • Accountability
  • Motivation
  • Time Management
  • Teamwork
  • Stress Management
  • Personal presentation
  • Adaptability

Other topics you will learn about:

  • Grief Management
  • Resumes and Interviews
  • Funding Options for Residential Care Worker (RCW) and Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) programs
  • Budgeting and Debt Management

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