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Resources for People with Low Literacy
If you prefer easy reading content, or offer career planning help to adults with low literacy or English language skills, these resources can help.
Explore Education and Training
Build English Language Skills as a Newcomer
Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition
Look for Work
Are you thinking of working in Alberta?
If you are thinking about working in Alberta, now is a good time to review some key resources and identify where you might need support in the weeks and months to come. These supports will help you build a better career for yourself here in Alberta.
Welcome to Alberta
If you have just arrived in the province, now is a good time to review some key resources and identify where you might need support in the weeks and months to come. These supports will help you build a better career for yourself here in Alberta.
Settle in Alberta
Prove Your Skills
You may have come to Alberta with training, perhaps as a lawyer, nurse or engineer. If so, you will need to prove your skills so that you can work at your job and earn the right salary. You will need to learn whether there are special rules in Alberta related to your training and may need to contact someone who can assess your skills.
Assess and Upgrade Your Foreign Qualifications
International Qualifications Assessment Services
Foreign Qualification Recognition
Upgrade your skills
To have your skills recognized and find matching work in Alberta, you may need more training. These resources offer information and advice that will help. As well, you may be able to access special funding to help pay for tuition, books, supplies and income support for basic costs of living while studying.
Recognize Your Strengths
Discover the Skills for Success (1:06)
The Government of Canada has identified nine core skills that employers are looking for. These Skills for Success help you in a quickly changing world. Everyone benefits from having these skills. They help you to get a job, progress at your current job and change jobs. The skills also help you become an active member of your community and succeed in learning.
Find a job in Alberta
Finding a job in Alberta may take time and energy. You will have to learn about the local job market, network with people you meet, look for work, prepare your resumé and get ready for interviews. Use these made-in-Alberta resources as your starting point to find the success you’re looking for.
Succeed at Work
Are You Safe at Your Job?
Inspire and Motivate
Counselling People With Low Income
Explore these articles to discover important context, effective practices, and ways to collaborate with employers when providing career counselling to people with low income.