Steps to Success
The Steps to Success program is a free program for adults that offers help with the skills necessary to get into or keep going in today’s workplace.
Whether you want to read a bedtime story to your grandchildren, go to university, get a job or get a better job, the adult literacy programs will be of help. We approach adult literacy in stages that include reading, writing, oral communications and document use.
Workplace Essential Skills
Today’s job market is competitive. We can help you by teaching reading skills to enable you to read manuals at work. We also teach document use, so you can better fill out forms. We teach numeracy to help you improve everything from your ‘money math’ to your ‘kitchen math’. We also teach writing skills to enable you to write letters, emails and memos. We teach oral communication to help you solve problems with words, provide better customer service and feel more comfortable speaking in public. We can also teach you how to work in a team or group setting.
Chunks of Learning
We provide a number of courses in ‘chunks’. These include basic computer skills, Microsoft Office software, essay writing, Learners’ Permit preparation, grammar, goal setting, dictionary use, mechanical reasoning and more.
Throughout the year, we offer a number of workshops ranging from portfolio creation to budgeting to customer service.
Learn more about our free services by email firstname.lastname@example.org, by phone 204-677-5016 or drop by to Steps to Success, YWCA Thompson, Basement Classroom, 39 Nickel Road. We are open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Funding for Steps to Success is provided by the Government of Manitoba
Do you know what the nine workplace essential skills are? Do you know how they can help you succeed in the workplace? To learn about workplace essential skills, call us at 204-677-5016.
In April, in addition to Adult Literacy, Workplace Essential Skills Training, GED Tutoring and Upgrading, offered on an individual basis around your schedule and your needs, Steps to Success is also offering:
Microsoft Office Word, Tuesdays, Apr. 3-24, 1:00-3:00
PowerPoint, April 5, 10:00-3:00
Excel, Mondays April 9-30, 1:00-3:00
Publisher—Brochures, April 12, 1:00-3:00
Basic Income Tax Workshop, April 13, 9:00-3:00
Email, April 26, 9:00-12:00
LEARNING LUNCHES 12:10-12:50
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays: Job Search Skills
Tuesdays & Thursdays: Conversational English
Customer Service, April 4, 9:00-3:00
Adapting to Change, April 11, 9:00-12:00
Time Management, April 11, 1:00-3:00
Communicating in the Workplace, April 18, 9:00-3:00
Teamwork, April 25, 9:00-12:00
Problem Solving, April 25, 1:00-3:00
If you are interested in these, or any other free training we offer, please phone 204-677-5016, or visit us in the basement of the YWCA Thompson.
In May, in addition to Adult Literacy, Workplace Essential Skills Training, GED Tutoring and Upgrading, offered on an individual basis around your schedule and your needs, Steps to Success is also offering:
Learners’ Permit Prep, May 7, 8, 10 & 11, 1:00-3:00
Essential Skill for Employment/EWIN, May 14—June 30, 9:00-3:00
Customer Service 9:00-3:00, May 2
Communicating in the Workplace 9:00-3:00, May 9
Time Management 1:00-3:00 May 23
Problem Solving 1:00-3:00, May 30
Upskills: Workplace Attitudes, May 24, 1:00-3:00
Upskills: Accountability, May 25, 10:00-12:00
Upskills: Motivation, May 25, 1:00-3:00
Money Matters, May 29 & 30, 9:00-12:00
If you, or someone you know is interested in taking part in some free training, please contact Steps to Success at 204-677-5016.
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