2016-17 SALAS Ltd. Currently has an agreement with Alberta Labour to provide English language assessments for 60 non LINC clients. These clients may need an assessment in order to show proof of English proficiency for entrance to college programs such as Health Care Assistant or to obtain Certificates related to work, such as Early Childhood Certificates at Levels 1 and 2. SALAS is also assessing clients under this agreement who are entering GED programs at Literacy centres in Southern Alberta.
SALAS Ltd. is beginning our new year of partnership with Alberta Jobs, Training, and Workplace Skills to assess 60 clients, identified by our partners; Read On Literacy Program in Lethbridge, AB; Write-Break Literacy Program in the County of Forty-Mile, Brooks Community Adult Learning Centre, and Medicine Hat College.
SALAS is just completing an agreement with AHS to assess 60 Permanent Residents or Canadian citizens in Southern Alberta. Literacy Coordinators refer these clients to us for assessment as the clients are most likely to be enrolled in classes offered by these coordinators.
SALAS has an agreement with Alberta Human Services to assess 90 clients (Permanent Residents or Canadian Citizens) from April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014. The same criteria applies as clients need to be enrolled in or about to be enrolled in a training program that has a language component. Southern Alberta Literacy coordinators most often identify their clients for these funded assessments.
SALAS had an agreement with Alberta Human Services to assess 90 clients, usually Canadian citizens, in Southern Alberta from April 1, 2012 to March 31, 2013. These clients were largely Low-German speaking people, lacking reading and writing skills, and they also had be enrolled in or planning to attend a training program to develop and improve their English language skills. Southern Alberta Literacy Coordinators played a large role in this agreement as they they identify their clients for this assessment.