Essential Skills

Building your bottom line starts with building your workforce. Essential Skills are the foundation of workplace safety and productivity.

The skills and productivity of our employees are a key factor in our ability to increase profits. Employees today are expected to play a broader, more responsible and self-directed role than ever before in the workplace. To do this, they need new and more varied skills than in the past.

Most employees must be able to: operate computers, have good problem solving abilities, understand written materials, complete reports, have a good grasp of math, operate equipment, have good logical abilities and communicate with fellow team members. Essential skills testing of your current and future workers along with an implementation strategy of essential skills development can help you benchmark consistent job requirements and improve performance, increase profits, decrease absenteeism, reduce health and safety incidents in the workplace and increase customer retention. Building your bottom line starts with building your workforce. Essential Skills are the foundation of workplace safety and productivity.

Literary Council York-Simcoe (LCYS)

A learning environment where adult students progress at their own pace. All programs are confidential and are offered at flex times enabling students to upgrade their skills without disrupting their work schedule.


Essentials Skills Guide

The skills and productivity of employees are a key factor in a company’s ability to increase profits. Employees today are expected to play a more responsible and self directed role in the workplace. To do this they need new and more varied skills than in the past.