Literacy Skills for Adults
Developing Skills, Moving Forward.
Do you want to improve your reading, writing and basic math skills for work or school? Okanagan College offers free courses for adult learners through the Literacy Skills for Adults program.
Two program formats are available. Learn in small group classes in our respectful and supportive classrooms. Or work at your own pace toward your own goals with one-to-one tutoring.
Small Group Classes
For more information on Okanagan College Literacy Programs, call the campus nearest you.
Literacy at Work
Okanagan College provides resources for employers looking to assist employees in upgrading their essential reading, writing and basic math skills. Find out what you can do to help your business and your employees. Let Okanagan College help you explore the real benefits to be gained through supporting workers in their skills development.
As part of Literacy BC's Learning Disabilities and Whole Life Learning project, Okanagan College Literacy Instructor Chandra McCann developed an information package for employers. Click here to download the information booklet: Literacy at Work (.pdf file)
The video below presents an interview with Diesel Homeboy, Okanagan College student and trades employee, who gives his perspective on literacy and upgrading in the workforce.
If you are having difficulty viewing the embedded video, please click on the following link: Literacy at Work: An Employee Perspective