Upgrading and University Preparationufv.ca/upgrading
This eight-month program offers students with disabilities the opportunity to gain self-management and employment skills and develop realistic career objectives in their chosen field.
In the first semester, students focus on self-discovery, exploration of work, developing work safety skills, and certification in WHMIS, FoodSafe, SuperHost, and First Aid.
During the second semester, students will practise employment skills and job search skills. In addition, students gain on-the-job experience while on community-based work placements. Overall, the program will provide the employability, skills, and experience necessary for students to find employment or gain access to further training at UFV or elsewhere.
For entry into the Workplace TASK program, students must:
Applications are accepted on a continuous basis throughout the year. Qualified applicants are considered for the next intake in which there is space. Download the intake form, the application form, and the funding form from the Workplace TASK website.
For information about the program, contact Alyson Seale at 604-702-2621 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
All students applying for the program will be interviewed on a first-come, first-served basis.
Tuition fees total approximately $2,300 for two semesters. The $2,300 covers the cost of four employability workshops. In addition to tuition fees, classroom supplies and text will cost each student approximately $100 (e.g. text, copy card, computer memory stick, ring binder, paper, pen, pencil, etc).
For a fee schedule, contact Alyson Seale in Chilliwack at 604-702-2621 or email@example.com.
Funding is available through the Adult Upgrading Grant to qualifying students. Visit https://ufv.ca/fineaid/need-based-programs for more information. Students who have questions should contact Financial Aid and Awards.
The TASK program is eight months in duration, taking place over two semesters.
The TASK program is located at the Chilliwack campus. The student union shuttle bus is available for students coming in from Abbotsford.
The program consists of six courses offered over two semesters (Fall and Winter). Students attend classes four days per week.
|TASK 051||Program and Workplace Essentials|
|TASK 052||Education and Employment Exploration|
|TASK 053||Safety and Industry Certificates|
|TASK 054||Work Experience I|
|TASK 055||Work Experience II|
|TASK 056||Personal and Career Portfolio|
Students must participate in all six courses and successfully complete a work experience placement in order to receive the certificate.
For complete details on courses see the course descriptions section.