Access to our workshops

To access our workshops participants must be a registered client. If you are already a client, please ensure you have registered with our centre directly for the workshop before adding it to your calendar. Contact us to register for our employment services: 250-478-9525

Job Search Techniques for the Mature Worker – Sooke Centre

Sooke Centre

In this workshop you will learn the benefits of age diversity in the workplace and ways to overcome the challenges of finding meaningful employment as a mature worker. We will discuss the characteristics of the five generations that are present in the workplace and the benefits each generation brings. You will learn the current trends […]

Financial Literacy – Sooke Centre

Sooke Centre

Learn the basic concepts of budgeting and practical ways to manage your money each month. Understand how your spending habits affect your budget, and learn tips and tricks that will help you to find ways to stretch your dollars. Note: Please keep track of all daily spending from now until the workshop to help guide […]

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Skills ID – Westshore Centre

Westshore Centre | #202 - 3179 Jacklin Rd

In the first part of this workshop, you will learn the history and research of essential skills, resulting in the seven essentials skills that people need for work, learning, and life identified by WorkBC. We will discuss the difference between skills and core competencies and how these relate to job descriptions.  You will learn to […]

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Self Esteem, Self Care, & Confidence – Westshore Centre

Westshore Centre | #202 - 3179 Jacklin Rd

Is the way you see yourself the way you think others see you?  Do you think you are confident?   Where do we get confidence from?  How do we improve our self-esteem?  What does the ideal you look like?  How do you talk to yourself? These are important questions to explore if we want to grow, […]

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Resume Writing – Westshore Centre

Westshore Centre | #202 - 3179 Jacklin Rd

You need a top-notch resume to get an interview! This workshop will help you create a targeted resume that will make you shine as a job applicant.    You will learn how to write an attention-grabbing HOT ZONE! We will discuss how to target your resume to job descriptions and use accomplishment statements to clearly demonstrate […]

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Cover Letter Writing – Westshore Centre

Westshore Centre | #202 - 3179 Jacklin Rd

A good cover letter can help you stand out from the crowd. Learn how to correctly format a cover letter and use it to sell yourself.   Write a DISRUPTIVE cover letter that will make you stand out from the pack by including valuable additional information about yourself that is not already in your resume We […]

Financial Literacy – VIRTUAL

Virtual

Learn the basic concepts of budgeting and practical ways to manage your money each month. Understand how your spending habits affect your budget, and learn tips and tricks that will help you to find ways to stretch your dollars. Note: Please keep track of all daily spending from now until the workshop to help guide […]

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Skills ID – Sooke Centre

Sooke Centre

In the first part of this workshop, you will learn the history and research of essential skills, resulting in the seven essentials skills that people need for work, learning, and life identified by WorkBC. We will discuss the difference between skills and core competencies and how these relate to job descriptions.  You will learn to […]

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Interview Skills – Westshore Centre

Westshore Centre | #202 - 3179 Jacklin Rd

In this workshop, you will be introduced to the different formats for interviews and learn how to give a good first impression. Learn possible answers to commonly asked interview questions, particularly those tricky behavioral questions. Note: Please bring a copy of your resume if you have one available. Previous attendance at the Skills ID or […]

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Hidden Job Market – Westshore Centre

Westshore Centre | #202 - 3179 Jacklin Rd

Did you know over 60% of available jobs are not advertised?  Learn how to access employment opportunities beyond job postings! You will be guided to complete a networking web, research potential employers, write and practice a 30-second introduction, and practice employer cold calls. In addition, you will learn how to use social media to add to […]

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Computer Skills – Westshore Centre

Westshore Centre | #202 - 3179 Jacklin Rd

In this workshop you will learn the following: Microsoft Word Basics  Using the Internet and Email for Job Search  Android Basics  Internet Safety