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As adults we all enter the world of work. Many people can benefit from improving their workplace literacy. To find employment and be successful in your work, we need various employment skills, essential skills, and workplace skills as well as soft skills.

The resources in this section are for people interested in improving their workplace literacy and finding practical ways to improve the skills they need to find work or be better at their jobs.

  • ABC Life Literacy – Up Skills

    Online Resource ABC Life Literacy – Up Skills Activities and Workbooks

    Level 2 - Early to intermediate reader

    UP Skills for Work is a series of workbooks that help learners develop key employability skills. The nine topics covered are: Motivation, Attitude, Accountability, Presentation, Teamwork, Time Management, Adaptability, Stress Management, and Confidence. Each workbook is highly interactive. Also included on the resource page is a set of short activities for each topic that tutors can do with their learners, or learners can work on independently.

  • NorthStar – Career Search Skills Course

    Online Resource NorthStar – Career Search Skills Course

    This NorthStar online career search skills course provides learners with the basic skills to look for employment. Topics include: searching for jobs, preparing a resume and supporting documents, applying and interviewing for jobs and what to do after the interview.

  • SkillsPass – Covid-19 Work Safe Course

    Online Resource SkillsPass – Covid 19 Work Safe Course

    Level 2 - Early to intermediate reader

    This online course (developed by is provided to help workers and employers understand the basics of COVID-19 safety. It introduces important, practical precautions that can be taken to help reduce the spread of the virus.This course provides simple, practical instruction on how to reduce the risk of catching or spreading COVID-19 in the workplace. The course is presented in a series of animated slides. There is an audio and a transcript.

    To take the course, you must create an account and log-in.

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