Essential Skills

Alberta Workforce Essential Skills Society (AWES)

Skilled Employees = Higher Productivity & Better Retention


AFPA has a unique partnership with AWES focused on assiting food and beverage processors with support in the areas of onboarding.  As part of this partnership, AWES is offering process a 'free' newcomer success training session, with flexibity to fit into any shift and production schedule. Take advantage of this opportunites and schedule your training any time between September 2017 and March 2018. See flyer for more information.

Language and Skills for Careers in Food Processing Training

Newcomers Success: Training Opportunities

Bridge To Better Onboarding: Training Opportunites

Alberta Government's Workforce Development Grant Opportunities


Alberta Workforce Essential Skills Society (AWES) is a non-profit training organization that promotes the importance of ensuring workers have the essential skills required to engage in healthy productive lives. Workers with the appropriate levels of essential skills are able to evolve with their jobs and adapt to an ever-changing workplace more readily. Jobs of today and in the future will continue to increase in degrees of complexity, resulting in the need for workers to continue to build on their essential skills.