Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

ESTR Core Courses

ESTR 0010
ESTR 0010
Workplace Communication (4,0,0)
Credits: 3
Campus
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PREP
This is a course in interpersonal communication. Students will learn the importance of communication in the work environment. Students will be given the opportunity to learn to use communication skills effectively. Listening, speaking and comprehension skills will be taught and practiced. Students will learn assertiveness skills, anger management skills and how to accept feedback constructively.
Prerequisite: Admission into Educational Skills and Training Certificate Program
ESTR 0020
ESTR 0020
Workplace Employability (5,0,0)
Credits: 3
Campus
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PREP
This course begins by describing those skills needed by an effective and reliable employee. The following topics are covered in detail: grooming and hygiene, honesty, job relationships, punctuality, following directions, motivation and productivity. The emphasis is on maintaining those skills needed to keep a job. Students will be evaluated on their ability to demonstrate these skills.
Prerequisite: Admission into Educational Skills and Training Certificate Program
ESTR 0060
ESTR 0060
Health and Safety (4,0,0)
Credits: 3
Campus
ED
PREP
In this course, students will learn about health and safety as it relates being safe and successful in the workplace. Topics include nutrition, wellness, back safety, fire safety, and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems. Students will learn in an interactive setting aimed to allow the concepts covered in class to be integrated into their present lifestyle.
Prerequisite: Admission into Educational Skills and Training Certificate Program
ESTR 0070
ESTR 0070
Job Search and Maintenance (5,0,0)
Credits: 3
Campus
ED
PREP
This course will present skills needed in order to conduct a job search and prepare for job interviews. Students will learn networking skills; prepare job applications, a resume, cover and thank you letters. The students will be made aware of self advocacy skills and be connected to any local agencies that would be able to assist them in their job search.
Prerequisite: Admission into Educational Skills and Training Certificate Program