The nine Essential Skills are:

  1. Reading
  2. Document Use
  3. Numeracy
  4. Writing
  5. Oral Communication
  6. Working with Others
  7. Thinking Skills
  8. Digital Technology
  9. Continuous Learning

and the Essential Skills:

  • are needed for work, learning and life;
  • are the foundation for learning all other skills; and
  • help people evolve with their jobs and adapt to workplace change

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Workplace Skill Development 

Phone: 403-410-3200
Email: TOWES@bowvalleycollege.ca

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