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Saint John Learning Exchange

Basic Education Skills Training (B.E.S.T.)

Contact Information
Office Phone 506-648-0202
Fax 506-658-0785
E-Mail info@sjle.org
Website www.sjle.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/SJLearningExchange/
Primary Contact Janelle Flanagan, Academic Coordinator; Email: janelle.flanagan@sjle.org
Description & Services
Cross Reference Basic Education Skills Training (B.E.S.T.)
Description of service(s) The Basic Education & Skills Training (B.E.S.T.) program is a wrap-around support program that helps adult learners move forward with individualized education and employment goals in a self-paced, small class environment: 
• Received support preparing for the GED (High School Diploma equivalency) 
• Build the Soft Skills that employers seek and that lead to job retention and satisfaction 
• Regular exposure to diverse guest speakers on a range of topics related to personal development 
• Certification opportunities (Occupational Health & Safety, First Aid/CPR, Digital Literacy, Money Matter$) 
• Explore post-secondary and/or employment interests/options and receive support to those next steps 
• Receive help connecting to community partners and resources to support personal challenges 
• Engaging and fun community outings and activities 
• 1:1 coaching both within and after programming to maintain support and accountability to education and employment goals 
Enrolment is continuous (as a seat is vacated, the spot is immediately filled from our waitlist) 
Hours Tuesday to Friday, 9am - 2:30pm
Areas Served Saint John ; Waterloo Village
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up
Application Sign up by calling the Saint John Learning Exchange and making an appointment for an initial intake assessment and meeting.
Languages English
Fees None ; None, No-charge services
Location information
Located In Community Saint John
Address & Map
Social Enterprise Hub
139 Prince Edward St
Saint John, NB E2L 3S3
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Accessibility Fully Accessible
Other Details
Service Level (50) Non Profit
Service Categories GED/High School Equivalency Test Instruction ; Life Skills Education

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