Resources and Links for Learners

Sample Résumés and Cover Letters
 

    • Applying for a part-time Job as a Retail Sales Associate (NOC 6421) (PDF, RTF)

    • Applying for a Job as an Administrative Assistant (NOC 1241) (PDF, RTF)

    • Applying for a Job as a Foreign-Trained Professional:  Civil Engineering Technologist (NOC 2231) (PDF, RTF)

    • Applying for a Job after a Workforce Absence:  Kitchen Helper (NOC 6641) (PDF, RTF)

    • Applying for a Job in the Trades:  Millwright (NOC 7311) (PDF, RTF)

Essential Skills Walkabout

    • Group Activity (PDFRTF)

    • Individual Activity (PDFRTF)

Work Habits Walkabout

    • Group Activity (PDFRTF)

    • Individual Activity (PDFRTF)

Essential Skills and Work Habits Reference and Worksheets

    • List of Essential Skills and Work Habits with descriptions (PDFRTF)

    • Sample Tasks (PDFRTF)

    • Identify Essential Skills and Work Habits – Student Worksheet (PDFRTF)

    • Describe Essential Skills and Work Habits – Student Worksheet (PDFRTF)

OSP Posters

    • OSP Work, Learning and Life Poster (PDFRTF)

    • OSP Essential Skills and Work Habits Poster (PDFRTF)

Links

Essential Skills-Related Resources

Essential Skills Research – Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC)

National Occupational Classification (NOC) – HRSDC

Ontario Employment Profiles and OSP Occupational Profiles Concordance Table: NOC 2011 and NOC 2006 (PDF, RTF)

SkillsZone

How do your skills Measure Up? - Practice three Essential Skills: Reading Text, Document Use and Numeracy.

SkillPlan – resources which contribute to Essential Skills development

TOWES

Canadian Language Benchmarks/Essential Skills in the Workplace

Career Exploration

Career Cruising

myBlueprint

Jobs People Do

Vector

Education and Training

Employment Ontario

Ontario Colleges

Ontario Universities

The Interprovincial Standards Red Seal Program

iWIN

Volunteer Opportunities

iWIN

Volunteer Canada

Employment Trends and Opportunities

Government of Ontario Jobs and Employment Information

Government of Ontario Labour Market Information

Ontario Job Futures

Employment Ontario

apprenticesearch.com

Job Bank

Working in Canada

Ontario WorkinfoNet

iWIN

Work Ready: Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) Resources for Counselling, Hiring, and Working with Internationally Trained Individuals