Youth employment program offers training for ages 15 to 30

Parkland College is running another session of the Youth Employment & Skills Strategy (YESS) program this fall. Introduced last year, the initiative is designed to help youth between 15 and 30 years of age train for their future and secure employment.

Participants receive advanced Essential Skills training, life skills/soft skills, and employment readiness. Students are mentored throughout the program and given on-the-job training opportunities. They also acquire industry certifications including First Aid/CPR, Food Safety, Serve It Right, STEC Customer Service, Mental Health First Aid, and more.

The Fall 2021 program runs from Sept. 13 to Dec. 3. Classes are scheduled Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Parkland College Main Campus in Yorkton.

Students must pre-register. Intake is underway.


To register, or for more information, please contact the Essential Skills team:
Amanda Reeve
306.786.7341
[email protected]

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