Harbourview Training Center Inc.
Harbourview is a non-governmental agency operated by a board of directors which receives a funding grant from the Department of Family and Human Services.
For more information, contact Judy Hennessey, Executive Director, at 902-687-3032. Visit www.harbourviewtrainingcenter.ca.
Harbourview is a non-governmental agency operated by a board of directors which receives a funding grant from the Department of Community Services, Seniors and Labour.
Holland College Adult Education, Souris
Holland College Adult Education is for those who wish to upgrade academic marks or obtain a credit to get into a program of choice.
- Learn in a supportive and friendly environment, and get closer to accomplishing your goals!
- Complete and upgrade high school credits.
- Prepare to write the GED exam.
- Attend during the day or evening.
- Applicants must be graduated from high school or 18 years of age
- There is no tuition cost if you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, thanks to our funding partners
GED Preparation – The GED Preparation class helps you prepare for the GED exam by providing a general review of basic academic skills. Subjects include writing, social studies, science, literature and mathematics. The GED exam gives adults who have not graduated from high school the opportunity to earn a high school equivalency certificate.
Anyone interested in GED must first write the Official Practice Test, free of charge. To sign up for a practice test in Charlottetown and East, contact Sharon Campbell at 902-566-9628 [email protected].
In Summerside and West, contact Diana Garnhum at 902-888-6495 or email [email protected].
High School Credits – You can acquire high school credits or upgrade existing marks to meet the admission requirements of post-secondary institutions, or to complete requirements for the PEI High School Graduation Certificate for Mature Students.
- Attend classes during the day or evening at one of eight centres across the province. The day program is offered in three intakes of 8 week semesters per year.
- The night program is offered in two intakes of 17 week semesters per year.
For more information, call Academic Advisor Karen Ford-Doyle at 902-566-9362 or email [email protected]. For more information, call the central office at 902-566-9628. Visit www.hollandcollege.com/adult-education/.
Holland College Adult Education locations:
Prince of Wales Campus – Charlottetown, Montgomery Hall, 305 Kent Street
Contact Karen Ford-Doyle at 902-566-9362 or email [email protected]
Montague Centre – 500 Main Street, Montague
West Prince Campus – 509 Church Street, Alberton
Tel: 902-853-0024 Fax: 902-853-6041
Waterfront Campus – 98 Water Street, Summerside
Office Admin: Diane Garnhum, [email protected]
8:30 to noon: Tel: 902-888-6495 fax: 902-888-6402
Souris Centre – Main Street Plaza, Souris
Tel: (902) 687-2447
Fax: (902) 687-1439
Morell Centre – 25 Sunset Cr., Morell
Scotchfort Centre – Mawiomi Building, Mount Stewart
Abegweit First Nation Adult Education Program
For more information, call Faye MacLean at 902-676-2353 ext. 102.
eForcePEI provides job seekers, current employees, small to medium size businesses and non-profit organizations with a way to build skills. “All you need to complete courses is an Internet connection and some time set aside,” says Brodie O’Keefe, Customized Training Coordinator with Holland College.
How do you get started?
“It’s simple and it’s all online.” says Brodie. “Visit www.eforcepei.ca and sign up in the job seeker and employee account or the business and non-profit account. Once the account is created, learning can begin right away and at
“Each course session takes roughly 25 minutes to complete and consists of slides, demonstration videos, and a short test on the course material. eForcePEI is a great way to learn handy tricks that you may not have known in a program you use every day.”
What courses are offered?
There are over 180 courses offered in the following training categories:
- Adobe Illustrator 2015
- Adobe Photoshop 2015
- Cross-Cultural Communications
- Customer Service
- Day to Day Performance Management
- Engaging GEN-Y
- Financial Literacy
- Google Analytics
- Google Apps Fundamentals
- Leading Teams
- Leading & Implementing Sustainable Green Business Strategies
- Microsoft Excel 2010 (also available in French)
- Microsoft Office 2013: Advanced Outlook
- Microsoft Office 2013: PowerPoint
- Microsoft Office 2016: Beginning Visio
- Microsoft OneNote 2013
- Microsoft Word 2010 – Basics
- Non-Profit Essentials
- Operations Management
- Personal Productivity Improvement
- Project Management (for non-project managers)
- Public Speaking & Presentation Skills
- Small Business Management
Is there a fee for signing up?
“There is no fee for any of the courses, whether you are an individual looking to gain additional skills or a business looking to provide professional development opportunities for staff,” says Brodie.
What are the benefits of taking eForcePEI courses?
“All courses are completed online and on the individual’s own schedule,” says Brodie. “There is no need to take staff off-site for training or to hire a facilitator. The training strengthens your skills by discovering new ways to use technology.
“As a non-profit or business owner, manager, or HR team member, you can create an account for your organization and assign specific courses to your team members with due dates, track their progress through the courses, and manage your own message board for your team members.”
“There are over 5,300 registered members,” says Brodie. “Every day, we hear success stories about individuals who complete courses and develop new skills.
“Many PEI organizations love eForcePEI, because they can assign specific courses to their team members and track their progress, ensuring the courses are completed in a timely fashion. Daily, we are seeing new organizations on PEI signing up to be part of eForcePEI.”
For more information, contact Brodie O’Keefe at 902-566-9653 or 902-566-9372.
Funded in whole or in part through the Canada/PEI labour market agreements.
Workplace Essential Skills Lennox Island
For more information, call Curtis Reilly at 902-831-2779 ex. 224.
Holland College Souris Centre
Holland College Souris Centre
175 Main St, Souris
For more information about programs, visit www.hollandcollege.com/programs
Harmony Training Center
Harmony Training Center is a full-service training institution which currently develops programs to address the employment needs of youth ages 15 to 30 from Souris and surrounding areas. It also provides employability programs for people of all ages, as well as youth. The centre will be offering Youth Employment Initiative programs in the future.
For more information, contact Pam MacDonald at 902-687-2458 or e-mail [email protected].
Passport to Employment
Passport to Employment is a joint provincial and federal government strategy designed for Island workers ages 55 to 64 who wish to re-enter the workforce. Sessions are held across the province.
Training involves five weeks of classroom time. Participants enhance their job search skills, including resume and cover letter writing, interview techniques, networking, and conducting informational interviews. After the course, job search support and assistance is provided.
Passport to Employment is delivered by the PEI Department of Workforce and Advanced Learning and funded through the Targeted Initiative for Older Workers.
SkillsPEI offers programs and services for job seekers, employers and organizations. SkillsPEI provides assistance to unemployed individuals who are eligible for Employment Insurance (EI) and individuals who are not eligible for EI to prepare for and find employment.
Visit www.skillspei.com, call SkillsPEI’s General Inquiries Line at 1-877-491-4766 or visit one of the following offices:
Charlottetown: Atlantic Technology Centre, 176 Great George Street | 902-368-6290
Summerside: Access PEI, 120 Harbour St. | 902-438-4151
O’Leary: Future Tech West, 454 Main St. | 902-859-8898
Montague: Provincial Building, 548 Main Street | 902-838-0674
Delivered by the Department of Workforce and Advanced Learning and funded in whole or in part through the Canada-PEI Labour Market Agreements.
Wireless Internet & Public Access Computers
Mount Stewart Public Library, 104 Main St. | 902-676-2050
Souris Public Library, 75 Main St. | 902-687-2157
St. Peters Public Library, 1968 Cardigan Rd. | 902-961-3415
For more about PEI public library locations, visit www.library.pe.ca/libraries.