Transitions to Employment
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Transitions to Employment

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

STARTLOCATIONDELIVERYSTATUS
SepEdmontonIn person
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Limited
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QUICK FACTS

Program length

10 months

Credential

Certificate

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TUITION & FEES


Canadian
Total: $12,732.99

International
Total: $35,692.49

 
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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • history of special education (school records, standardized testing, etc.)
  • admission interview with a NorQuest College counsellor
  • able to participate in a group setting
  • able to function independently in class and at the work site
  • ready for employment
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Course Listing

Course CodeTitleCredit
Term 1 - 16 weeks
TRAN1001
Develop your numeracy skills. This course will give you the foundation for money math, scheduling, budgeting and accounting math, measurement and calculation math, and numerical estimation. You will learn how to manage your finances and how to perform job tasks that require math.
  • 45 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3
TRAN1002
Improve and develop your computer use and thinking skills.  This course will give you the technical knowledge you need to share your thoughts and ideas electronically. You will also have the opportunity to develop critical thinking while on the internet. You will also have a chance to practice job tasks using different kinds of communicative technology.
  • 0 Lecture
  • 45 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3
TRAN1003
Look into various employment opportunities. Make the right career choice. Take part in applying for a job. Understand your rights and responsibilities as an employee. You can do all this when you develop your essential skills in reading text, document use, thinking, writing, computer use, and oral communication.  This course will prepare you for employment.
  • 129 Lecture
  • 16 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
10
TRAN1004
Prepare for independent living and employment. In this course, you will have a mentor from the community whom you can talk to about work and life. You will take part in recreational activities on and off campus so that you develop a healthy and active lifestyle. You will also have a chance to be a volunteer.  The essential skills that you will develop in this course are oral communication, document use, reading text, and thinking.
  • 16 Lecture
  • 59 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
TRAN1005
Learn how to communicate well and appropriately at work and in your personal life. The essential skills that you will develop in this course are oral communication, thinking, and working with others.
  • 74 Lecture
  • 16 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
6
Term 2 - 16 weeks
TRAN1011
Continue to develop your numeracy skills. This course will give you the foundation for learning about money math, scheduling, budgeting and accounting math, measurement and calculation math, and numerical estimation. You will continue to learn how to manage your finances and how to perform job tasks that require math.
  • 30 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
2
TRAN1012
Get to know and understand what employers expect of you as an employee.  Learn about how you are expected to behave at work. Develop the essential skills of working with others, planning and organizing job tasks, oral communication, and continuous learning. You will have the opportunity to earn special certification related to your work such as WHMIS, first aid, and fork-lift training.
  • 30 Lecture
  • 15 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3
TRAN1014
Continue to prepare for independent living and employment. In this course, you will have a mentor from the community whom you can talk to about work and life. You will take part in field trips, health and wellness activities, and classroom lab activities. You will also have a chance to be a volunteer.  The essential skills that you will develop in this course are oral communication, document use, reading text, and thinking.
  • 30 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
2
TRAN1015
Continue to learn how to communicate well and to behave appropriately and follow social rules at work and in your personal life.  In this course, you will learn how to communicate, think, and work with others in order to improve your understanding of your role and responsibilities as an adult. You will also learn how to have appropriate social conversations.
  • 45 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3
TRAN1018
Explore the work environment and apply essential employment skills with support from NorQuest College staff. Acquire new employment skills relevant to your work placement.
  • 0 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 250 Work Experience
5
Term 3 - 8 weeks
TRAN1019
Apply and develop the employment skills and essential skills you have learned in the program. You will have support from NorQuest College staff.
  • 0 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 200 Work Experience
5