Mobile Literacy and Essential Skills

Essential Skills for Career and Post-Secondary Readiness:

This FREE virtual course is open to all Métis citizens and it aims to review and build on the Nine Essential Skills so that you will have more opportunities for success in your post-secondary program and/or workplace.

Course Includes:

  • A laptop for you to use during the course and an opportunity to keep it to own for your next adventure in job search or schooling if you maintain perfect attendance and participation.
  • A 4-week program that will focus on developing your essential skills.
  • A chance to build on and review your math, reading and writing skills.
  • An introduction to algebra, which is also a nice review.
  • Learning activities such as budgeting, measurement and problem solving.
  • Opportunities for career exploration and goal setting, resume and cover letter development, job search and interviewing techniques
  • Opportunities to help you build the confidence to advance in today's job market.
  • Academic activities such as research paper writing and presentation skill-building to help you succeed as you move into a program of study of your choosing.
  • Multiple ways to increase your confidence, self-awareness, and self-image.
  • A completion certificate, suitable for adding to your job search or academic portfolio.
  • This virtual course is perfect for those students who have been out of school or work for some time or for those who feel like they may need to build on their skills in a non-threatening and nurturing environment before entering the workforce or a post-secondary program of study.

You have the opportunity to choose the below session for this course:

May 2 - May 27, 2022
4 weeks, 9 am to 12 noon, Monday to Friday, February 21 to March 18 - Manitoba Métis Residents

June 6 - June 30, 2022
4 weeks, 9 am to 12 noon, Monday to Friday, February 21 to March 18 - Manitoba Métis Residents

Limited Seating Available


This program is operated as Mobile Literacy and Essential Skills, through the Louis Riel Institute, and the Louis Riel Vocational College under the Manitoba Métis Federation.

This project is funded by the Government of Canada's Department of Employment and Social Development. The opinions and interpretations in this publication are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the Government of Canada.

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