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Apprenticeship and Industry Training

This brochure provides information about Alberta apprenticeship and industry training programs, and how to become an Alberta-certified journeyperson. This brochure includes a listing of Alberta’s designated trades and related information.

Intended Audience: Teachers/Counsellors,Employers/Mgrs./Supvrs.

Adult Back to School Planner

Build a better future by going back to school. Check out these tips on how to cope with change, plan for school, take care of your kids, budget your money, get your homework done and maintain some life balance.

Intended Audience: Job Seekers,Newcomers,Workers

Maximum Order Quantity: 300

Advanced Techniques for Work Search

You have the work experience or post-secondary training. Now it’s time to find a new career. Learn the latest on resumés, cover letters, networking and Internet job-hunting.

Intended Audience: Job Seekers

Maximum Order Quantity: 300

Assessing You: The First Step in Career Planning

What skills and assets do you have for the job market? What skills and assets do employers want? Find out how to identify your strengths and package them for today’s world of work.

Intended Audience: Teachers/Counsellors,Job Seekers,Youth

Maximum Order Quantity: 300

Career Coaching Your Teens: A Guide for Parents

Help your teen make good career choices. This guide offers practical ideas and resources to help parents support teens exploring career options.

Intended Audience: Teachers/Counsellors,Parents

Maximum Order Quantity: 300

Career Planner: Choosing an Occupation

Trying to decide on an occupation? This workbook is full of exercises and tips to help you find the career that best suits you.

Intended Audience: Teachers/Counsellors,Job Seekers,Youth

Maximum Order Quantity: 300

Change and Transitions: The Path From A to B

Change the way you look at change. Explore the opportunities, stresses and transitions that change brings through these examples, exercises and strategies.

Intended Audience: Job Seekers,Workers

Maximum Order Quantity: 300

Creating a New Future: The Job-Loss Workbook

Are you suddenly without work? This workbook can guide you through your response to job loss, severance negotiations, financial planning, retraining and work options with exercises, examples and practical information.

Intended Audience: Job Seekers

Maximum Order Quantity: 300

Easy Reading Be Safe at Work

Discover Alberta’s workplace health and safety rules in easy-to-read English. Includes personal stories, labelled safety diagrams, hazard descriptions and a WHMIS explanation. Teaching notes available.

Intended Audience: Career & HR Practitioners,Teachers/Counsellors,Employers/Mgrs./Supvrs.,Low Literacy,Newcomers,Workers

Maximum Order Quantity: 300

Easy Reading Find a Job

Easy Reading Find a Job, developed for Albertans with low literacy skills, covers important topics such as: how to write a resumé and cover letter, where to look for a job, and how to have a good interview.

Intended Audience: Career & HR Practitioners,Teachers/Counsellors,Job Seekers,Low Literacy,Newcomers

Maximum Order Quantity: 300

Easy Reading Find a Job: Help for Career Advisors

This guide helps career advisors and tutors support clients through the job search process. It includes exercises, notes and topics for discussion and links to readily available resources.

Intended Audience: Career & HR Practitioners,Teachers/Counsellors

Available Online Only

Easy Reading Job Profiles

Twenty-four occupational profiles are available in easy-to-read English. Each profile includes personal stories, an online dictionary and information on wages, requirements and working conditions.

Intended Audience: Career & HR Practitioners,Teachers/Counsellors,Low Literacy,Newcomers

Available Online Only

Easy Reading Dictionary

In easy-to-read English, this online dictionary explains everything from apprenticeship to works well under pressure terms found in the Easy Reading Career Planning series.

Intended Audience: Career & HR Practitioners,Teachers/Counsellors,Low Literacy,Newcomers

Available Online Only

Easy Reading Job Profiles: Help for Career Advisors

Support low-literacy clients as they plan their careers. This guide offers tips on using Easy Reading Job Profiles as well as reference charts and information on occupational clusters.

Intended Audience: Career & HR Practitioners,Teachers/Counsellors,Low Literacy

Available Online Only

Easy Reading Keep Your Job

This work-related guide uses stories and exercises to help Albertans with low literacy skills keep their job. Easy Reading Keep Your Job covers important topics such as: what employers want, building good work skills and attitudes, workplace rights and responsibilities and making sure their job is a good fit. Readers are encouraged to contact their career advisor or tutor for help when using this book.

Intended Audience: Career & HR Practitioners,Teachers/Counsellors,Low Literacy,Newcomers

Maximum Order Quantity: 300

Easy Reading Keep Your Job: Help for Career Advisors

This accompanying guide to Easy Reading Keep Your Job is for career advisors and tutors who work with adults with low literacy skills. The guide includes objectives and strategies, supplemental activities and other resources to help advisors support clients in maintaining employment.

Available Online Only

Easy Reading Training for Work

This work-related guide uses stories and exercises to help Albertans with low literacy skills get the training they need to succeed in the labour market. Easy Reading Training for Work contains information on alternatives to the traditional full-time classroom setting such as mentoring, volunteering, self-study, short-term courses and on-the-job training to help boost employability. This publication also explores different learning styles, advantages and disadvantages of various training options, and where to look for training opportunities.

Intended Audience: Career & HR Practitioners,Teachers/Counsellors,Low Literacy,Newcomers

Maximum Order Quantity: 300

Easy Reading Training for Work: Help for Career Advisors

This accompanying guide to Easy Reading Training for Work is for career advisors and tutors who work with adults with low literacy skills. The guide includes objectives and strategies, supplemental activities and other resources to help advisors support clients in finding the right type of training that will help them succeed.

Intended Audience: Career & HR Practitioners,Teachers/Counsellors

Available Online Only

Easy Reading Work and You - Book 1: Make Some Job Choices

Step 1: Make some job choices. This easy-to-read workbook will show how your interests and needs will lead you to the right job in Work and You Book 2.

Intended Audience: Career & HR Practitioners,Teachers/Counsellors,Low Literacy,Newcomers

Maximum Order Quantity: 300

Easy Reading Work and You - Book 2: Decide on a Job

Step 2: Decide on the right job. Make sure the job options you chose in Work and You Book 1 will fit your life. Learn how to research these jobs, compare them and choose the right one for you.

Intended Audience: Career & HR Practitioners,Teachers/Counsellors,Job Seekers,Low Literacy,Newcomers

Maximum Order Quantity: 300
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