Growing Opportunities School Expo

Since 2006 GROWTH Alberta has hosted the ‘Growing Opportunities School Expo’ with support from Alberta Human Services. The event is a showcase of education and employment opportunities meant to help local students make an informed choice about life after high school.

By hosting local employers to exhibit alongside colleges and universities from throughout Western Canada, GROWTH Alberta aims to attract interest from students about opportunities right here in our region.

“The next Growing Opportunities School Expo will be held on October 1, 2015 at Barrhead Composite High School, Barrhead, Alberta.”

Since 2006 GROWTH Alberta has hosted the ‘Growing Opportunities School Expo’ with support from Alberta Human Services. The event is a showcase of education and employment opportunities meant to help local students make an informed choice about life after high school.

By hosting local employers to exhibit alongside colleges and universities from throughout Western Canada, GROWTH Alberta aims to attract interest from students about opportunities right here in our region.

Online Career Resources

When planning a new career, where do you start? Listed below are a number of invaluable resources to assist you in choosing an educational or career path.

Getting you started

ALIS (Alberta Learning Information Service)
This site provides information for career planning, post-secondary education and training, educational funding, job search, labour market trends, and workplace issues.

Use the search engine at the top of their page to find your location. You can click into the informative “Labour Market News” articles to find current employment news stories.

Location

Barrhead Alberta Service Centre
Provincial Building – 6203 49 Street
Barrhead, AB T7N 1A4
p. 780.674.8345
f. 780.674.8226
http://employment.alberta.ca

Westlock Alberta Service Centre
10211A 100 Street
Westlock, AB T7P 2G5
p. 780.349.7700
f. 780.349.6168
http://employment.alberta.ca

Lokken Career Training
Bay 4, Capri Centre Mall
10404 100 Street
Westlock AB T7P 2C7
p. 1.888.349.6990
f. 780.349.8804
www.lokken.com

Trades & Heavy Industrial or Technical Programs

Apprenticeship & Trades Programs

Careers in Oil and Gas

Thinking of starting your own retail business?
Download this informative booklet from the ALIS website
Self Employment: Is it for me?
Looking to advance in a retail position?
The Retail Council of Canada offers online courses for people looking to enhance their
skills in the retail industry, and advance in their careers. The Council currently offers
two designation programs: Retail Associate Certification Program and Retail First Level Manager Certification Program.  Click here to find out more!