Workplace TASK (Training in Attitudes, Skills and Knowledge for the Workplace)

Program Overview

Course Description:  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 while in the classroom. Students will participate in a series of employability workshops such as WHMIS, Food Safe, WorldHost etc. They will learn basic computer skills, including e-mail and internet. 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.

Course scheduling and location:  TASK is a full-time program, four days per week, from September to late April. The program consists of six courses, offered over two semesters. TASK 051, 052, and 053 classes are offered in the Fall semester (September to December). TASK 053 includes WHMIS, FoodSafe, WorldHost, and First Aid certificate workshops. TASK 054, 055, and 056 classes are offered in the Winter semester (January to April). 

Students must participate in all six courses and successfully complete a work experience placement in order to receive a University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) certificate.

The TASK program is offered during the school year at the UFV CEP campus in Chilliwack

Evaluations:  Students must participate or show proof of knowledge in all modules and successfully complete a work experience placement in order to receive a UFV certificate. 

For more information please see TASK in the UFV calendar or contact:

Alyson Seale
TASK Instructor
604-702-2621
alyson.seale@ufv.ca

Or

Julia Byl
TASK Program Assistant
604-792-0025 local 2569
julia.byl@ufv.ca

**This is an ongoing program. Wait Lists are being established for Fall.

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