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Program intake has been changed to alternating years. Please contact department regarding information for the next program intake.
The Access Work Experience Department offers two full time work experience programs (Discover Employability program and Access to Work program) designed to meet the needs of students with barriers to employment. Both AWE programs are currently tuition free.
The classroom coursework in each program address employability skills.
Teaching strategies are varied to accommodate various learning styles and include:
The student works with one faculty supervisor to make plans that will address their unique interests and abilities. Orientation and training takes place in a realistic working environment. Student will receive support and feedback from coworkers and onsite supervisor. The faculty supervisor sets up the placement expectations and monitors the student progress regularly to assist in addressing the student's learning needs.
Kathy MoscripKathy has been working with adults with learning difficulties since 1981. After completing her degree at UBC in developmental psychology, she began wo ...
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