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AED-020 Career Exploration and Assessment

4 hours lecture/ one-on-one liaison with student and support staff. 64 hours.


Students will learn about various career options and identify their skills, strengths and work interests, as well as any limitation or barriers to employment. Students will also learn about current labour market trends and potential for employment in their local community.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission interview with DALS instructor.

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AED-026 Health Promotion

108 hours lecture/ one-on-one liaison with student and support staff.


Students will learn and practice skills necessary for healthy living. They will establish goals for themselves and work on a health promotion plan.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission interview with DALS instructor.

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AED-028 Relax and Stress Management

108 hours lecture, continuos entry/ exit


Students will learn to identify causes and reactions to stress as well as to practice stress management techniques to reduce the effects of stress.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission interview with DALS instructor.

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AED-029 Working Relationships

108 hours lecture, continuous entry/ exit


Students will learn and practice skills necessary to build healthy, safe relationships in work, social and community environments.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission interview with DALS instructor.

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AED-031 Working with the Environment

2 hours lecture/ one-on-one liaison with students and support staff; 72 hours


Students will be introduced to information regarding our environment and how to protect and sustain it. They will also learn about potential volunteer and employment opportunities in their local community.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission interview with DALS instructor.

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AED-033 Emergency Preparation

2.5 hours lecture


Learn about basic first aid and how to prepare for unexpected situations such as an earthquake, extreme weather and violence in the workplace.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission interview with DALS instructor.

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AED-034 Interpersonal Skills

3 hours lecture


Students will be introduced to interpersonal skills necessary to function effectively on the job, in the community and in their personal life. students will explore communication skills such as active listening, expressing feelings, giving and receiving feedback non-defensively, conflict management and assertiveness.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission interview with DALS instructor.

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AED-035 Self Employment Skills

108 hours


Students will plan and participate in small profit generating activities.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission interview with DALS instructor.

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AED-043 Customer Service

30 hrs, 1 credit


This course enhances students' knowledge of customer service skills. Students who take this course will be better prepared to work in the customer service industry.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Documented cognitive or mental health disability and intake interview.

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AED-044 Workplace Organizational Skills

30 hrs, 1 credit


This course will provide students with the opportunity to learn how to organize work and personal success. Skills taught may include prioritizing, recognizing procrastination, identifying task steps, sorting/ categorizing items for home and work place, and exercising time management.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Documented cognitive/ mental health disability and intake interview.

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AED-045 Basics of Emergency First Aid

30 hrs, 1 credit


This course is designed to introduce students to basic first aid practices for emergency situations. It can prepare students who wish to take a certificate course in Emergency First Aid.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Documented cognititive or mental health disablity and intake interview.

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AED-050 Preparation for FoodSafe

2 hours lecture/ one-on-one liaison with student and support staff; 32 hours


Students who take this course will be introduced to Foodsafe Certificate course information. They will participate in a variety of pre-test and practice exercises that will help to prepare them for certification. Students who wish to complete the Foodsafe certificate must take the actual test upon completion of this preparatory course. There will be an additional charge for the actual Foodsafe course testing.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission interview with DALS instructor.

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AED-052 Anger Management

2 hours lecture


This course will enable students to learn about anger and what anger looks like, sounds like and feels like in themselves and others. Students will be exposed to and practice anger management strategies.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission interview with DALS instructor.

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AED-060 Contemporary Issues

3 hours lecture; 108 hours


General topics and workshops are presented on employment skills, personal development, daily living, and community access. Specific topics are determined in consultation with students and support agency personnel and may include assertiveness skills, anger management, information sessions with support agencies, goal setting, budgeting/money management, employer contact skills, public speaking, drug and alcohol awareness, medical and augmentative medical issues, etc.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission interview with DALS instructor.

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AED-062 Introduction to Peer Support

2 hours lecture/ one-on-one liaison with students and support staff; 32 hours


Students who take this course will be introduced to peer support concepts and practice them within the context of the class. Depending on funding within their community they may have an opportunity to practice the skills in a community peer support program.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission interview with DALS instructor.

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AED-067 Adaptive Technology for Communication

30 hrs, 1 credit


This course will teach students how to use new and existing technology to enhance communication and literacy skills.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission to the Department of Accessible Learning - Programs.

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