Retraining options available as unemployment rate in the province continues to climb
Edmonton, AB - November 7, 2009 - As the unemployment rate continues to climb in Alberta, workers are being forced to look at alternative ways to find their way back into the workforce. With many industries on the decline, training programs like those at Reeves College are helping Albertans enter new, lucrative career fields in less than a year.
"At the moment, Albertans face a very a competitive job market," says Bev Sillito, Regional V.P. of Reeves College in Alberta, "so upgrading your current skills or building new skill sets will definitely help job seekers re-enter the workforce or transition into a new career field."
For more than 40 years, Reeves College has offered career programs to education seekers in Alberta and are the perfect option for those looking to get a fresh start in today's job market. Programs are taught by industry leaders who teach relevant, practical information, training students to be job-ready in a matter of months.
"Our career training programs are developed to meet the needs of specific industries," says Sillito, "They are designed with input from professionals within the industry that ensure students learn the skills that employers require. Every program focuses on teaching current tools, techniques and technologies used in the job market and students receive instruction from industry-experienced instructors."
Some of the most popular career training options in Alberta today include Reeves' Paralegal program, Accounting and Payroll program, Oil and Gas Administrator program and the Medical Office Assistant program.