Learn about Workplace Essential Skills at Bow Valley College (WES at BVC). Get helpful tips on how to be successful, or find out more information before starting.

Program Information

Do you want to know how the program works? You can access helpful information about the Workplace Essential Skills training program on this page.

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Preparing for Your TOWES Exam

Avoid unexpected surprises when writing the TOWES exam. You can find suggestions on how to best prepare for your exam using this page.

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Booking Your TOWES Exam

View the TOWES exam schedules, and book your TOWES exam.

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WES Training Program

Have you have already written the TOWES exam and need to complete the training program? Find out when training is offered each term.

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Find answers to your questions relating to writing the Test of Workplace Essential Skills (TOWES) and fine-tuning your literacy and essential skills as you begin your career program.

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Skill Building Resources

Refresh, refine, and relearn specific strategies related to your literacy and essential skills by watching the skill builder videos.

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