Whether you are an employer, a union, a non-profit organization or a Workplace Essential Skillls practitioner, AWES has the essential skills tools and services you need.

“...While this country apparently is home to one of the world’s most highly educated populations, more than four in 10 adults lack the reading and writing skills needed to thrive in a competitive global economy. ”

From the "Report on Learning in Canada '07", Canadian Council on Learning

  • Workplace

    We collaborates with employers and employees to implement essential skills training solutions that empower people to excel.

  • eLearning

    AWES' online and blended learning options allow organizations to increase employees’ Workplace Essential Skills on a flexible schedule leading to greater job skills, performance and employee satisfaction.

  • WES Practitioner Training

    AWES is a leader in training Workplace Essential Skills practitioners. In our workshops, practitioners learn each stage of a WES training initiative, from engaging clients and clients' partners, to conducting needs assessments, to designing effective customized training solutions.


  • Tools and Publications

    Our user-friendly tools and publications can be downloaded, putting content and strategies for change at your fingertips. These resources will make a difference in developing capacity for both leaders and frontline workers.