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Skills for Work – Levels One and Two


Created by AWES, this complete set of eighteen online courses supports English language learners in the workplace with skill-building activities in the following areas:

  • Workplace essential skills
  • Language proficiency and workplace vocabulary development
  • Cultural differences in the workplace

These courses will help you learn workplace skills that are transferable to any workplace.

You will build skills using authentic workplace tasks and interactive quizzes.

This set of eighteen courses includes:

  • Course 1: Using Tables Locate and complete information in text, lists, and tables
  • Course 2: Following Instructions – Understand and follow simple instructions
  • Course 3: Filling in forms – Complete forms and applications
  • Course 4: Using Signs and Symbols – Read and understand signs and symbols
  • Course 5: Using Diagrams and Drawings - Understand diagrams and drawings
  • Course 6: Completing checklists – Understand and complete a safety inspection checklist
  • Course 7: Finding Information Quickly - Use document tools to locate information quickly and accurately
  • Course 8: Checking for Understanding – Confirm and communicate your understanding
  • Course 9: Organizing Information – Organize and itemize required information
  • Course 10: Finding Information Quickly – Use headings and key words to find information quickly
  • Course 11: Using Key Expressions to Show You Understand – Use expressions to communicate when you don’t understand
  • Course 12: Communicating Using Shift Reports – Complete a detailed shift report
  • Course 13: Interpreting Unfamiliar Forms at Work – Interpret unfamiliar workplace forms
  • Course 14: Paraphrasing to Show You Understand – Paraphrase key expressions to show you understand
  • Course 15: Keeping Records: Logbooks – Fill in logbooks with a complete set of information
  • Course 16: Navigating Complex Documents - Use strategies to predict the meanings of words you don’t know
  • Course 17: Identifying, Reporting, and Refusing Unsafe Work – Describe safety hazards and refuse unsafe work
  • Course 18: Completing Reports – Complete incident reports

Additional Info

The topics and skills in these online courses were chosen after talking with experts in various sectors such as safety and construction. You can be confident that the skills you develop through your online courses will help you succeed in your current or future workplace.


  • Learn on your schedule. Anytime. Anywhere.
  • Engage with interactive puzzles, games, and quizzes.
  • Get it wrong? It’s okay. Explore and discover.
  • Instant support. Everyone needs a little help sometimes.
  • Bite-sized content for proven and efficient learning, that’s fun!

More Details

Average Duration: 45 minutes per course
Language: English
Mobile Friendly: Yes
Certification: Digital & Printable