Work Experience

As part of SMD's Employment Preparation Centre (EPC), the Work Experience Program uses actual on-the-job experience in community work settings to assess a consumer's strengths, needs and work potential.

Job postings last from four to six weeks (or longer if necessary) with a technical trainer providing support to both the employee and the employer where required. During that time, the individual is evaluated in five areas:

Based on the work experience assessment, one of five recommendations will be made, with SMD providing support to the individual every step of the way:

For more information, contact the SMD Employment Preparation Centre at (204) 975-3124 or TTY (204) 975-3125