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Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) Training Program - for IT Professionals

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Are you an internationally-trained IT professional looking to step-up in your career?

LES provides training that:

  • Offers an opportunity to practise oral and written communication in the IT workplace
  • Teaches critical thinking skills expected by employers
  • Demonstrates how to express ideas and opinions effectively
  • Features guest speakers with up-to-date information and advice on the local IT industry and jobs
  • Connects you with ISSofBC’s expert Employer Relations Specialists and hiring events
  • Targets IT workers’ specific needs through program input from IT companies and trends in the Metro Vancouver workplace

Cross-Canada Communication

LES is a free program that’s is being offered simultaneously in only three cities: Vancouver, Calgary and Ottawa. ISSofBC is the Vancouver delivery partner.

Would you like to learn more? Call us or send us an email:

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Who can join:

  • Permanent Residents, naturalized Canadian citizens or refugees
  • English speakers with CLB 7 level and higher
  • Unemployed, under-employed or working in IT but facing challenges with communication
  • Internationally-trained IT professionals with experience and/or training as:
  • Computer Programmer
  • Database Analyst
  • Data Administrator
  • Computer Network Technician

Learn more

Information sessions are available Monday to Friday, upon request.

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