STEPS for the Workplace

Stimulating Training Empowering Personal Success

       

Math Plus Tutors offers STEPS for the workplace; a focussed version of STEPS for young adults looking to join the workforce. STEPS for the workplace empowers participants to upgrade their literacy, communication, social, and life skills to meet employers’ expectations. STEPS for the workplace is offered five days a week (9am - 3pm) for a period of 2-3 weeks (according to need). Participants will spend the first half of the day working on their literacy and social skills. The second half will be dedicated to learn and practice essential routines and activities needed for the workplace.

Literacy Skills

English; Reading, writing, reading comprehension, reading maps and directions, leisure reading

Math; Math for daily living, money math and making a budget.

Computer; computer literacy, safely surf the internet, create a personal e-mail, safe use of social media, research information

Vocational Skills 

In addition to literacy, numeracy and computer skills, our instructors will train the participant to:

  1. Fill a job application
  2. Budget time to ensure that s/he gets to work on time
  3. Punches/signs in appropriately
  4. Use mobile phone to set up alarms, book appointments on calendar
  5. Work cooperatively with co-workers
  6. Ask to take a break when needed

7.        Wear suitable clothing to work
8.        Follow directions at work
9.        Accept supervisor’s guidance and feedback in a    positive way
10.        Use public transit to/from work
11.        Implement personal hygiene on daily basis
12.        Call in sick or when late
13.        Job coaching (one-on-one service ONLY)

About Us

Math Plus Tutors is Sarnia’s premier tutoring service for high school, post secondary and special-needs students. We have a unique program for learners with special-needs of all ages. Our service is based on tailoring the program to fit the learner’s needs and capitalize on their strengths. We have an exceptional team of highly qualified, experienced, and passionate professionals looking forward to make a difference in the lives of our clients.

Our goal

Empower young adults in Sarnia-Lambton community to aspire to their full potential by increasing their literacy, social, life and vocational skills.

Who can join STEPS for the workplace?

All young adults looking for a positive way to increase their literacy & vocational skills set to improve their chances of employability.

Program Location

Like all MPT programs, STEPS for the workplace is offered on location at Math Plus Tutors offices (805 Christina St N., Point Edward). MPT is conveniently located just north of the 402 Christina St. exit at the south-west corner of Christina St. and Light St. intersection.

How To Register

Call us to set up an appointment to fill the application form and conduct an initial assessment.

Program Advantages

·         Our instructors speak many languages including but not limited to*: Arabic, English, French, Hindi and Urdu

·         Low instructor/participants ratio

·         Small group setting and quiet environment

·         Fully accessible location to all clients with diverse special-needs

 

* If your language of choice is not listed here, contact us and we’ll strive to make it available to you.

Program Fees
$75 per day including a healthy lunch. Fees are Developmental Services Ontario Passport funding eligible.

Other Available Services

Math Plus Tutors offers One-on-one sessions for those interested in personal growth, literacy skills, individual education plans, resume development and job coaching, life skills’ individual training and college prep programs. One-on-one fee is $35 per hour with a minimum purchase of 100 hour block

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