Picture of WES Course Participants sitting at a table

Picture of Michael Berger and WES Course Participants having discussion

Participants in a WES course work together while they learn.

During a WES Task Group meeting some of the members got geared up for a tour of Langley Concrete.

Left to Right: Mike Omelaniec, David Munro, Michael Berger, Julia Dodge, Austin Underwood, Donna Gannon.


Learn More About Our Strategies

Workplace Essential Skills

The goal of the Workplace Essential Skills program is to work with business and employment stakeholders to design and implement affordable, sustainable, relevant literacy and essential skills training in the workplace.

The program was initially funded with a grant from Human Resources and Skills Development Canada and the Office of Literacy and Essential Skills.

Click here for a copy of the Workplace Essential Skills brochure.

Click here for the Nine Essentials Skills of PLAY.  

Upcoming Workplace Essential Skills training

Please contact Debbie Denault at 604-392-2404 for more information about upcoming WES training. 

How To Manual

A working guide to creating a Cross-Sectoral Workplace Essential Skills Training Program is available here. This guide is intended for organizations that wish to implement a Cross-Sectoral WES Training program in their community. Please note that the report may open slowly as it is 274 pages in length. 

Literacy Tutors needed

We're looking for Literacy Tutors!  Literacy Tutors receive free training before being placed with a learner. Interested in learning more? Click here for the Literacy Tutor flyer. Contact Marci Bulloch at 604-701-9794 for more information. 

Funding for Workplace Training

Report: Inventory of Workforce Training Funding Incentives available to Chilliwack businesses. Click here to view the report.

More funding available for workplace training is available. Read more about the Ministry of Advanced Education and Labour Market Development's Workplace Training for Innovation Program here. More details are available here

Literacy and Essential Skills Profile for Chilliwack, BC

Report: A Literacy and Essential Skills Profile for Chilliwack, BC. Click here to view the report. We welcome your feedback on this report. Please contact us at 604-392-2404 with your questions or comments. 



Workplace Essential Skills Partners


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