BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

EMSK-046 - English in the Workplace -

EMSK-046 - English in the Workplace -

Course Details
This course will enhance the student's reading, writing, document use, oral communication, and vocabulary for essential skills development as required for success in the workplace. It will highlight reading, thinking, and continuous learning, as well as developing group work and team building skills. The English curriculum will be based on the nine Essential Skills as identified by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC).
Part of the:
  • ACADEMIC/CAREER PREPARATION Department
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Employment Skills Access Certificate - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Prerequisites : EMSK Program admission.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Bachelors or Masters Degree
    Office Hours: 1.5 Per week
    Contact Hours: 70
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    Assignments 50 - 70%, Final 30 - 50%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • demonstrate through testing their ability in reading, writing, comprehension and vocabulary;
  • demonstrate oral communication through practice;
  • demonstrate the ability to work independently and as a group;
  • identify techniques used to enhance team building skills;
  • identify and complete documents related to employment; and
  • provide writing samples related to the workplace.
  • Text and Materials: Human Resources and Skills Development Canada. http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca/eng/workplaceskills/essential_skills/. Current Edition. HRSDC.
    Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca.
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