WEST Centre - Winkler

Looking for help reaching your workplace goals?

If you're an adult who needs Essential Skills upgrading to reach a workplace or education goal, the Workplace Essential Skills Training Centre (WEST) Winkler is here to help. Our wide range of free services include Essential Skills assessments, support to create your own personal Essential Skills learning plan, and Essential Skills learning opportunities that focus on your workplace or education goals.

Intake Office Hours

Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m

Come by or call us to speak to a Client Services Advisor about how we can help you.
or toll-free at 1-866-704-6118
Or email west.winkler@wem.mb.ca
Or visit us! We’re just south of the McDonald's at 720 Norquay Drive, Unit 1 in Winkler, MB.

Registration is required for all classes and services. All classes and services are free.

Classes: (pre-registration required)

The following classes are on-going and you may register at any time.

Computer Skills for Work: The Basics

This class offers support in word processing, spreadsheets and digital presentations for employer referrals and those individuals with a self-identified workplace need. Tuesdays 1:00 - 3:00, Wednesdays 1:00 - 3:00 and 4:00 - 6:00.

Essential Skills for the Trades

This class offers structured and individualized learning in Numeracy, Document Use for those working in the trades or trades-related fields, as well as study skills and test-taking strategies for Apprentices and Trades Qualifiers. Tuesdays 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. and Saturdays 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Workplace Skills for Success

This class offers structured and individualized learning across all 9 Essential Skills with special emphasis on the Essential Skills needed for those entering or re-entering the workforce. Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Newcomers to Canada, please note: All instruction at WEST Centre Winkler is in English only and requires learners to have intermediate to advanced levels of English. Contact us if you have any concerns or questions about English levels.

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