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Would you benefit by increasing your ability to write and navigate common workplace documents? Would you be more employable if you build your reading and math literacy? Do you struggle with computers and want to learn how to use them both to apply for jobs and on the job?

What we do

Prospect’s SkillGain program helps Calgary job-seekers build business and professional skills needed for success in employment and education. All at no-cost to you.

  • Up to 20 weeks of interactive training to build the essential skills you need to reach your employment and education goals.
  • Program focuses on reading, writing, numeracy, computer skills, oral communication and much more!
  • At the end of the skill training program, we’ll work with you to apply for and secure a better job or apply for further education related to your job targets.
  • New groups start every 3 weeks.

We can help you

  • Fill the gaps in your essential skills, which are necessary for your success in work, education, and life.
  • Increase your ability to maintain your job once you find it.
  • Build skills to be more effective working with others.
  • Learn to use computers for job search, applications and the workplace.
  • Develop computer proficiency that will allow you to learn other programs more effectively.
  • Receive support from a team committed to helping you become more employable.
  • Practice new skills in a safe place where mistakes are welcome as part of your development process.
  • Develop skills and practices that increase your success in the job search, on the job, and in your personal life.
  • Build the capacity to be more independent.
  • Earn a Letter of Reference by demonstrating and developing professional behaviours.
  • Earn a Certificate of Completion.

Who’s eligible?

  • Unemployed or marginally unemployed (working less than 10 hours/week)
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Ready, willing and able to participate in the program
  • Fluent in English

The next SkillGain session starts February 20. Sign up now!

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The information that you provide is collected and managed in compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP). In sending this form I hereby understand that my personal information may be disclosed to an authorized employee, agent, or contractor of the Government of Alberta or the Government of Canada to assist in determining my eligibility for programs and services; to monitor, assess, and evaluate the effectiveness of services provided and to evaluate the results of provincial programs.
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Prospect Human Services is a registered charity.