Government of Alberta
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Easy Reading Work and You – Book 1: Make Some Job Choices helps adults with low literacy discover jobs they may be interested in by guiding them through a brief self-assessment of their skills and interests. It’s the first publication in the Easy Reading career-planning series. Readers are encouraged to contact their career advisor or tutor for help when using this book.

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What options are you considering for your education or training?
  • Certificate program
  • Diploma
  • Degree
  • Apprenticeship
  • On the job training
  • Academic upgrading

Tip Sheet


Apprenticeship in Alberta
An apprenticeship training program is a combination of on-the-job training, work experience and technical training in a trade. From day 1, apprentices earn a salary for their time on ... read more



Crane Operator
Crane and hoisting equipment operators service and operate the hoist and swing equipment used to move machinery, materials and oth... read more



Apprenticeship and Industry Training
The Apprenticeship and Industry Training brochure provides information about Alberta apprenticeship and industry training programs, as well as how to become an Alberta-certified journeyperson. read more

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What requirements do I need to meet in order to enter a post-secondary programs or school?
Go to OCCinfo for information on post-secondary programs and schools in Alberta and distance learning programs available in Western Canada, including admission requirements, application deadlines and more... read more

Workplace Essential Skills

This new tip helps connect employers with the resources they need to get essential skills training for their workforce.... read more

Career Laddering: Making Positive Moves

If you are considering a career change or simply want a new job, use the recently updated tip Career Laddering: Making Positive Moves to help you get a leg up.... read more

Finding Work Opportunities

The Finding Work Opportunities updated tip will guide you through proven strategies to find work opportunities.... read more

Get the Most Out of Career Fairs

Whether you're planning a career change or looking for a job, a career fair is the perfect place to get started. You can meet with potential employers to learn about their current job openings and their hiring priorities. To do your best at a career fair, check out Get the Most Out of Career Fairs. This new tip will help you prepare for, as well as find career fairs that might interest you.... read more

January 2015 ALIS eNewsletter

Check out the latest eNewsletter. Explore CAREERinsite and discover quizzes and exercises to help you start planning your career, find out what's hot off the press and check out Alberta Work Search Online! Also read about the publications, "Succession Planning," "What Works", and more.
Subscribe and get the next issue emailed to you.... read more