WELLINGTON – Oct. 22, 2021 – Job seekers, employees, employers, businesspeople and leaders of non-profit organizations will get an opportunity to learn how to benefit from the more than 250 free, interactive, self-paced, online courses offered through eForcePEI during an hour-long lunch-and-learn at the Wellington Rural Action Centre on Tuesday, Nov. 23, at 12 noon.
Marloes Van Der Leeuw, customized training clerk for eForcePEI, will provide an overview of the available courses and bundles (some of which are also available in French) and will explain how to sign up and take the courses. The information session itself will be in English.
The eForcePEI.ca website explains that the courses are designed to help people acquire new work skills or upgrade their current skills at their own pace to help them navigate the ever-evolving workplace, increase their earning potential, get hired faster or simply become better at their jobs. The website has the integrated educational tools to help people gain the skills they want, no matter what level of experience their have.
Employers, in particular, are urged to attend the lunch-and-learn to find out how they could use this platform to upgrade their workers’ skillsets free of charge.
Among the most popular bundles of courses are Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Beginner Excel, WHIMIS, Personal Productivity Improvement, Workplace Conflict Resolution, Working with Difficult People, Communication Skills, Finance for Non-Financial Professionals and Marketing Essentials (Including Online Strategy).
The lunch-and-learn is being presented by the Wellington Rural Action Centre in collaboration with the Acadian and Francophone Chamber of Commerce of PEI. A light lunch will be provided. Registration is $5 for Chamber members and $10 for non-members.
To sign up, no later than Friday, Nov. 19, please contact Josée Ouellette at (902) 854-3439, Ext. 228, or email@example.com.
For more information:
Client Information Officer
Wellington Rural Action Centre
902-854-3439, Ext. 228