In response to the evolving situation with COVID-19, Essential Skills Programs will operate through virtual/online services. For more information please Existing participants should refrain from coming into the office Please check your emails regularly for program delivery information. Staff continue to work regularly and you can call or e-mail them as needed. Individuals interested in future sessions are welcome to call and register for an online information session. We will return to in-person delivery when it is appropriate and safe to do so. Thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time. Your safety is important to us. Douglas College is following protocols from Provincial Health Authorities.
Our Essential Skills programs, Workplace Essentials, help people facing multiple barriers in developing the foundation skills they need to achieve their career goals. These programs guide learners through a process to identify their skills in relation to occupational goals and develop a realistic plan to achieve them.
These six-week full time community-based programs combine a supportive environment with hands-on exploration and learning to assist participants with overcoming obstacles.