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STUDY HALL
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CANU ESCAPE
Escape Room Design

Study hall is an opportunity for students to work on individual professional goals with the help of an instructor. Instructors will help Learners set goals, identify barriers, and develop strategies to overcome those barriers. Instructors will give individualized lessons and materials to help individuals reach their goals. Some topics may include but are not limited to:

 

  • community engagement 

  • understanding formal documents/agreements ie: tenancy, cell phones etc.

  • completion of forms – NSCC applications

  • employment search strategies, 

  • resume and cover letter development, 

  • making referrals to community resources, 

  • guided discussions to help learners process their experiences

  • test preparation strategies and study skills

  • targeted instruction in various areas of academics

  • other goals identified by the learner

Skills for Work is a compact employment-focused program designed to guide you to identify the talents you have, upgrade the skills you need, and learn how to match your skills with employer job postings. You will have the opportunity to develop the new skills required to get the interview, secure the job and keep it!

Activities may include but are not limited to:

  • Identifying Career path

  • Job Search and reading job postings

  • Customizing cover letters 

  • Mock interviewing 

  • Personal Elevator Ptich 

  • Work place Scenario training

COMING FALL 2023

Adult Learning Program

Designed to help adults develop a variety of essential skills needed to learn, live, and work in their communities. Adults enrolled in the program will be able to work toward a number of personal goals, which may include the following:

  • improving literacy, math, problem-solving, critical-thinking, & teamwork skills

  • acquiring the Nova Scotia High School Graduation Diploma for Adults

  • preparing to write the GED test to further employment opportunities

  • entering the workforce

  • preparing to enter a post-secondary institution

Focused Skill Development

In FSD, staff work with learners to:

  • identify barriers to success 

  • develop learning plans to target employment, academic, and life literacy goals

  • assist learners in navigating and accessing resources in the community and online

Content has included but is not limited to:

  • community engagement 

  • personal development 

  • understanding formal documents/agreements ie: tenancy, cell phones etc.

  • completion of forms – NSCC applications

  • employment search strategies, 

  • Improving math and writing skills

  • resume and cover letter development, 

  • making referrals to community resources, 

  • guided discussions to help learners process their experiences

  • test preparation strategies and study skills

  • targeted instruction in various areas of academics

  • other goals identified by the learner
     

Workshops/Certificate Programs

Some CAN-U programs integrate a number of workshops and training opportunities designed to help students gain the employment skills employers are looking for. Learners enrolled in these particular programs are automatically enrolled in these workshops.

 

CAN-U partners with qualified organizations and instructors to provide courses such as: 1st Aid/CPR, Mental Health First Aid, WHMIS, OHS, Violence in the Workplace, Food Hygiene, WorldHost Customer Service, Anger Management and many more.

As a learner in any other CAN-U program, you are eligible to earn these certificates free of charge - when space is available.

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