Working with Children and Youth

Workplace Communication Skills for Working with Children and Youth

Participate in FREE work-oriented language training

This practical and innovative course will help you:

  • understand human services workplaces in Ontario, including child-care centres and schools.
  • interact clearly and effectively with colleagues, clients, supervisors and the public.
  • network and connect with local employers, agencies and employment resources.
  • learn how to use your workplace communication training in settings such as
    • nursery schools.
    • centre and home-based daycares.
    • elementary schools.
    • high schools.

Small-group exercises based on everyday communication tasks in working with children and youth will help you:

  • practise common on-the-job communication to improve your workplace language skills.
  • develop strong interviewing, networking and career-building communication skills.

Workplace Communication Skills for Working with Children and Youth is for you if:

  • you have training or experience in the following:
    • early childhood education.
    • child and youth care.
  • you are a permanent resident of Canada or protected person.
  • your English is at an intermediate level (Canadian Language Benchmarks 6 to 8 or Niveaux de compétence linguistique canadiens of 6 to 8 for courses offered in French).

Workplace Communication Skills for Working with Children and Youth is offered at the following colleges:

COLLEGE LOCATION PHONE NUMBER / EMAIL
     
La Cité* – ECE Ottawa 613-742-2475 or 1-800-267-2483 x 2475 / lca@lacitec.on.ca
Sheridan – ECE Brampton 905-459-7533 x 8101 / oslt@sheridanc.on.ca

* Course delivered in French