Essential Skills
Short Courses

Library of Short Courses that underpin the essential skills. Because workplaces need a skilled workforce that’s efficient, effective, and adaptable, while workers need the Essential Skills required to perform successfully at work.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • How to use the course platform

    • Introduction Video

    • Disclaimer

  • 2

    E4RC – Reasoning – Decision Making

    • E4RB Reasoning: Decision Making Pre Assessment

    • E4RC - Reasoning - Decision Making

    • E4RC Reasoning Decision Making Workbook

    • E4RC Reasoning: Decision Making Post Training Evaluation

  • 3

    E4RB – Reasoning- Problem Solving

    • E4RB Reasoning: Problem Solving Pre Assessment

    • E4RB - Reasoning - Problem Solving Video

    • E4RB Reasoning Problem Solving WORKBOOK

    • E4RB Reasoning: Problem Solving Post Evaluation

  • 4

    E4RA– Reasoning – Organizing and Planning

    • E4RA Reasoning: Organizing and Planning Pre-Training Self-Assessment

    • E4RA - Reasoning - Organizing & Planning Video

    • E4RA Reasoning Organizing and Planning Workbook

    • E4RA Reasoning: Organizing & Planning Post Training Evaluation

  • 5

    E3SMC – Stress Management

    • Stress Management - PRE-COURSE SELF-ASSESSMENT

    • Self Management -Stress Management

    • E3SMC Self Management Stress Management Workbook

    • Stress Management Post Evaluation

  • 6

    E2COA – Personal Presentation

    • Personal Presentation - PRE COURSE SELF-ASSESSMENT

    • Cooperating with others - personal presentation

    • E2COA Cooperating with Others Personal Presentation Workbook

    • Personal Presentation POST COURSE SELF-ASSESSMENT

  • 7

    E3SMD Positive Attitude

    • E3SMD Positive Attitude Pre-Assessment

    • ECSMD Self-Management Positive Attitude

    • E3SMD Self Management Positive Attitude Workbook

    • Positive Attitude Post Assessment

  • 8

    E3SMF Adaptability & Flexibility

    • Flexibility and Adaptability PRE-COURSE ASSESSMENT

    • E3SMF - Self Management - Adaptability & Flexibility

    • E3SMF Flexibility and Adaptability Workbook

    • Flexibility and Adaptability POST COURSE ASSESSMENT

  • 9

    E2COD Respect for Expectations

    • Respect for Expectations Pre-Assessment

    • E2COD Cooperating with Others Respect for Expectation

    • E2COD Cooperating with Others Respect for Expectations Workbook

    • Respect for Expectations Post Assessment

  • 10

    E3SME Initiative

    • Initiative Assessment Pre-Course

    • E3SME Self Management Initiative

    • E3SME Self Management Initiative Workbook

    • Initiative Assessment Post-Course

  • 11

    E1CC Business Conversations Short Course

    • Communication: Business Conversations Pre Training Assessment

    • E1CC - Communication - Business Conversations

    • E1CC Business Conversations Workbook

    • Communication: Business Conversations Post Training Assessment

  • 12

    E1CD Communication Listening

    • Listening Skills Pre Training Assessment

    • E1CD Communication Listening

    • E1CD Communication Listening Workbook

    • Listening Skills Post Training Assessment

  • 13

    E2COC Honesty and Integrity Short Course

    • Honesty and Integrity Pre Assessment

    • E2COC Honesty and Integrity Short Course

    • E2COC Honesty and Integrity Workbook

    • Honesty and Integrity Post Assessment

  • 14

    E2COF Success in Diverse Workplaces

    • Cooperating with Others: Success in Diverse Workplaces Pre Training Assessment

    • E2COF Success in Diverse Workplaces

    • E2COF Success in Diverse Workplaces Workbook

    • Cooperating with Others: Success in Diverse Workplaces Post Training Assessment

  • 15

    E2COG Fitting in Canadian Workplace

    • Fitting in to Canadian Workplace Culture Pre Training Assessment

    • E2COG Fitting in Canadian Workplace Short Course

    • E2COG Canadian Workplace Workbook

    • Fitting in to Canadian Workplace Culture Post Training Assessment

  • 16

    E2COH Interpersonal Skills

    • Interpersonal Skills Pre Assessment

    • E2COH Interpersonal Skills Short Course

    • E2COH Cooperating with Others Interpersonal Skills Workbook

    • Interpersonal Skills Post Assessment

  • 17

    E3SMA Self Awareness

    • Self-Management: Self-Awareness Pre Training Assessment

    • E3SMA Self Awareness Short Course

    • E3SMA Self Management Self Awareness Workbook

    • Self-Management: Self-Awareness Post Training Assessment

  • 18

    E8WA Basics of Business Writing

    • Writing: Business Writing Pre Training Assessment

    • E8WA Basics of Business Writing

    • E8WA Basics of Business Writing Workbook

    • Writing: Business Writing Post Training Assessment

  • 19

    E2COB Cooperating with Others Reliability

    • Reliability PRE COURSE SELF-ASSESSMENT

    • E2COB Cooperating with Others Reliability

    • E2COB Cooperating with Others Reliability Workbook

    • Reliability POST COURSE SELF-ASSESSMENT

  • 20

    E2COE Respect for Others

    • Respect for Others Pre Assessment

    • E2COE Respect for Others

    • E2COE Cooperating with Others Respect for Others Workbook

    • Respect for Others Post Assessment

  • 21

    E3SMB Responsible Behaviour

    • Behaving Responsibly Pre Training Assessment

    • E3SMB Responsible Behaviour

    • E3SMB Self Management Behaving Responsibly Workbook

    • Behaving Responsibly POST Training Assessment

  • 22

    E5ICTA Information and Communication Level 1

    • E5ICTA Information and Communication Level 1 Pre Assessment

    • E5ICTA Information and Communication Level 1

    • E5ICTA ICT Level 1 Workbook

    • E5ICTA Information and Communication Level 1 Post Assessment

  • 23

    E5ICTB Information and Communication Level 2

    • E5ICTB Information and Communication Level 2 Pre Assessment

    • E5ICTB Information and Communication Level 2

    • E5ICTB ICT Level 2 Workbook

    • E5ICTB Information and Communication Level 2 Post Assessment

  • 24

    E5ICTC Information and Communication Level 3

    • E5ICTC Information and Communication Level 3 Pre Assessment

    • E5ICTC Information and Communication Level 3

    • E5ICTC ICT Level 3 Workbook

    • E5ICTC Information and Communication Level 3 Post Assessment

  • 25

    E6NA Numeracy: Management of Resources

    • E6NA Numeracy Management of Resources

    • E6NA Numeracy Management of Resources Workbook

    • E6NA Numeracy: Management of Resources Pre Assessment

    • E6NA Numeracy: Management of Resources Post Assessment

  • 26

    E6NC Numeracy: Measurement

    • E6NC Numeracy: Measurement Pre Assessment

    • E6NC Numeracy Measurement

    • E6NC Numeracy - Measurement Workbook

    • E6NC Numeracy: Measurement Post Assessment

  • 27

    E6NB Numeracy: Finances

    • E6NB Numeracy: Finances Pre Assessment

    • E6NB Numeracy Finances

    • E6NB Numeracy - Finances Workbook

    • E6NB Numeracy: Finances Post Assessment

  • 28

    E7DTA Digital Technology: Using Computers

    • E7DTA Digital Technology: Using Computers Pre Assessment

    • E7DTA Digital Technology Using Computers

    • E7DTA Digital Technology Using Computers

    • E7DTA Digital Technology: Using Computers Post Assessment

  • 29

    E7DTC Digital Technology: Email Essentials

    • E7DTC Digital Technology: Email Essentials Pre Assessment

    • E7DTC Digital Technology Email Essentials

    • E7DTC Digital Technology Email Workbook

    • E7DTC Digital Technology: Email Essentials Post Assessment

  • 30

    E7DTD Digital Technology: Ecommerce

    • E7DTD Digital Technology: Ecommerce Pre Assessment

    • E7DTD Digital Technology ECommerce

    • E7DTD Digital Technology E-Commerce Workbook

    • E7DTD Digital Technology: Ecommerce Post Assessment

  • 31

    E7DTB Digital Technology: Spreadsheets

    • E7DTB Digital Technology: Spreadsheets Pre Assessment

    • E7DTB Digital Technology Spreadsheets

    • E7DTB Digital Technology Spreadsheets Workbook

    • E7DTB Digital Technology: Spreadsheets Post Assessment

  • 32

    Essential Skills in Action Short Course

    • Essential Skills in Action Pre Assessment

    • Essential Skills in Action Short Course

    • Essential Skills in ActionWorkbook

    • Essential Skills in Action Post Assessment

  • 33

    Continuous Learning Short Course

    • Continuous Learning Short Course Pre Assessment

    • Continuous Learning - Short Course

    • Continuous Learning Workbook Short Course

    • Continuous Learning Post Assessment

  • 34

    Thinking Skills: Goal Setting Short Course

    • Thinking: Goal Setting Pre Assessment

    • Thinking Skills Goal Setting Short Course

    • Thinking Skills Goal Setting Workbook

    • Thinking: Goal Setting Post Assessment

  • 35

    Understanding Essential Skills Short Course

    • Understanding Essential Skills Pre Assessment

    • Understanding Essential Skills Short Course

    • Understanding Essential Skills Workbook

    • Understanding Essential Skills Post Assessment

  • 36

    M1 Orientation to the Digital Landscape

    • M1 Orientation to the Digital Landscape Pre Assessment

    • M1 Orientation to the Digital Landscape Short Course

    • M1 Orientation to the Digital Landscape with ES Workbook

    • M1 Orientation to the Digital Landscape Post Assessment

  • 37

    Communication in the Workplace

    • Communication in the Workplace Pre Assessment

    • Communication in the Workplace

    • Communication in the Workplace Workbook

    • Communication in the Workplace Post Assessment

  • 38

    Conflict Management

    • Conflict Management Pre Assessment

    • Conflict Management Short Course

    • Conflict Management Workbook

    • Conflict Management Post Assessment

  • 39

    Working with Others in Teams

    • Working with Others in Teams Pre Assessment

    • Working with Others in Teams

    • Working with Others in Teams Workbook

    • Working with Others in Teams Post Assessment

  • 40

    Conclusion

    • Conclusion Video

Instructor

Kerry Mealey Holmes

Kerry Mealey Holmes believes that “Curiosity is the foundation of learning, and learning is what helps us to become who we were meant to be”. With over 10 years of field experience, Kerry understands that building trust, creating environments where people feel safe to engage and to ask questions is what it takes to bring awareness to her participants. Having patience and flexibility to adapt to various learning styles, personalities, and contexts has enabled her to earn a reputation for delivering training that changes how people think, how they interact, and how they work. Constantly striving to build wonderment and wellness in others is what excites Kerry about her work and her life. A continuous learner herself, Kerry has a background in broadcasting and production, is a seasoned curriculum developer, Essential Skills practitioner, polished public speaker, corporate trainer, long-term wellness and yoga teacher, and a Certified Civility Trainer.