Build the confidence to take that next step in your employment or education journey in Canada. Improve your ability to work with numbers, communicate, read and write, and develop the skills you need for a career in childcare.
- Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) Level 5
- Permanent resident
- No recognized Canadian Grade 12
Course: September 7, 2021-April 28, 2022
Information session: June 22, 2021
Learn about this program and all it has to offer, including next steps for registration.
Deadline for applications to be submitted: June 23, 2021
Interview day: July 14, 2021
Attend an interview with Great Plains College and Saskatoon Open Door Society to find out if this program is right for you.
Registration: August 18, 2021
Once you've completed the interview process, students can register.
Classes start: September 7, 2021
See you soon!
What You Will Learn
Do you want to get a job or enter a new field of work such as a childcare worker? We can help you develop the skills, abilities and attitudes necessary to make that happen. As an essential skills student, you will improve your ability to work with numbers, communicate, read and write. You will be given opportunities to gain the skills that make you ready for the workplace of today, including:
• Developing a workable resume and interview skills
• Earning industry tickets and certifications that match your work path
• Job shadowing and a minimum 60-hour work practicum
• Mentorship, coaching and links to employment
• Language skill development - speaking, listening, reading, writing, as well as conversation and vocabulary related to the workforce
Completing Level 1 Early Childhood Education courses and learning the skills of a childcare worker.
Application fee is $60. Eligible students may qualify for a daycare subsidy.
This program is not eligible for student loans consideration or Great Plains College Entrance Scholarships.
Find Out More
Build the confidence to take that next step in your employment or education journey in Canada. To learn more about this program, please contact Rita or Monica at:
Rita Harrison, student adviser, Great Plains College
Phone: (306) 651-1510
Monica Kreiter, program coordinator, Great Plains College
Phone: (306) 882-4237