A message from the EMCN regarding their new Newcomer Essential Skills Training (NEST) program
NEST is for newcomers and immigrants who possess a Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) score of 4 but are still struggling to get, or maintain employment or move ahead in their lives and further education because of barriers.
To apply for the Newcomer Essential Skills Training program, applicants must:
The application process is competitive. Applying for the program does not guarantee acceptance.
PROGRAM START DATES
August 2, 2021 | February 7, 2022 | August 1, 2022 | February 6, 2023
At the conclusion of the Newcomer Essential Skills Training program participants will:
If eligible, participants in this program will receive monthly living allowance in the form of a grant from Alberta Human Services. This money does not have to be paid back. Learners will be assessed for eligibility during the final step of the assessment.
Essential skills assessments are scheduled for every Tuesday afternoon and Thursday mornings, beginning June 1st. People can be referred to the assessment process by contacting EMCN at 780-424-7709 or [email protected]