WorkReady: Literacy and Numeracy Upgrading

Certificate: OWR1121

About this certificate:

This certificate of completion demonstrates that the holder completed at least four of the six sessions in the WorkReady: Literacy and Numeracy Upgrading Series hosted by Prince's Trust Canada and Frontier College.


Certificate issuers: Prince's Trust Canada, Frontier College


Total learning time: 10-15 hours


Timeline and topics:

Money Math
October 27th, 1-3:30 PM ET
- Using decimals and place value
- Making calculations with money
- Using BEDMAS (order of operations)
Fractions and Percents
November 3rd, 1-3:30 PM ET
- Understanding numerators and denominators
- Completing calculations with fractions and percentages
- Converting to fractions, decimals and percentages
- Presenting information as pie charts
Measurement
November 10th, 1-3:30 PM ET
- Comparing different systems of measurement; Metric and Imperial
- Converting metric measurements using Base 10 calculations
- Calculating perimeter and area for various shapes
Resumes
November 17th, 1-3:30 PM ET
- Using keywords to sell yourself
- Recognizing resumes and their characteristics
- Describing your experience through action statements
Cover Letters
November 24th, 1-3:30 PM ET
- Using past and present tense
- Recognizing cover letter formatting
- Leaving a lasting impression using a cover letter
Reading Job Postings
December 1st, 1-3:30 PM ET
- Finding relevant information when job searching
- Entering the employer's perspective
- Connecting your job search with an employer


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