Douglas College > Programs & Courses > Training Group > Essential Skills
Essential Skills are used in every job and throughout daily life in different ways and to varying levels of complexity.
Who benefits from Essential Skills (ES)?
Employers use ES to improve safety and productivity and help employees adapt to change.
Educators use ES taking a construct approach that builds upon learners existing skills.
Counsellors use ES to help with career planning and the development of realistic learning plans.
Individuals use ES to assess and enhance their career opportunities and potential for advancement.
Hear what students say about Essential Skills:
Questions? For information contact: