(204) 272-5030


WEST Centre – Winnipeg

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) Winnipeg is here to help.

WEST offers a wide range of free services that 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.

Take the first step

Call us at (204) 272-4591 or email us at west.winnipeg@wem.mb.ca for more information on any of our classes or to set up an appointment with the WEST Centre Client Advisor. WEST Centre Winnipeg is located at 1000 Waverley Street. For bus times and routes to WEST Centre Winnipeg, click here .

* All services are free.

General WEST Centre Hours:
General workplace-focused Essential Skills upgrading takes place Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 4:30 to 8:30 PM, and on Saturdays from 1 to 4 PM – Continuous intake

Specific Essential Skills upgrading includes:

Apprenticeship WEST (aWEST) – Trades-focused Essential Skills training – Continuous intake (click here for more information)

Computer Skills for Work:

The Basics offers support for employer referrals and those individuals with a self-identified workplace need. Come when you want for the length of time you need. Classes are offered Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 5 PM to 7:30 PM and on Saturdays from 9:30 AM to noon.
(Click here for more information.)

Periodic Programming (call for dates/times):

– Communication in the Workplace (4-day workshop for professionals)
– Introduction to Technical Reading

Newcomers to Canada please note: All instruction at WEST Centre Winnipeg is in English only and learners need to have intermediate to advanced levels of English. Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns about English levels.

Head Office

1000 Waverley St, Wpg, MB R3T 0P3
(204) 272-5030
Fax: (204) 272-5031

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