AWES works closely with clients to identify critical Essential Skills gaps. The workforce might need skills like reading, numeracy, writing, document and computer use, or training for thinking, working with others, oral communication or continuous learning. We design solutions to close those gaps and, collaborate with you to implement them.
New Canadian employees may not have the English skills to perform the regular oral communication tasks that their roles demand. Through an Essential Skills needs assessment, AWES will identify specific challenges - like difficulties understanding manuals. This can be due to document structure or instruction and task complexity. The strategies in place to close the gaps, may need to be enhanced to be effective.
Your workplace needs assessment clarifies issues: perhaps newcomers require language training tailored to the workplace, with help navigating and using workplace documents. Also, supervisors might benefit from a customized workshop to enhance their oral communication skills for working across language barriers. Their skills could be enhanced with a plain writing workshop. together we tgenerate the solutions. This is AWES at work.
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AWES believes there is no substitute for Workforce Essential Skills. Whether you are a leader, a professional, a tradesperson, an employer or employee, the nine Essential Skills form the foundation for learning all other skills. They enable people to improve their prospects, to evolve with their jobs and to adapt to workplace change. They contribute directly to business operations and revenues.
We see it as our mission to bring Workforce Essential Skills to our clients and to publish our resources and findings for the benefit of business, government and workers. We retain a passionate team of clear thinkers and proven problems solvers who are committed to the most practical Essential Skills solutions.
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