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Arrive in Alberta Better Prepared & More Confident

Learn how to find a job in Alberta, understand Canadian workplace culture, and communicate effectively before you arrive through SOPA's (Settlement Online Pre-Arrival) free online facilitated and self-guided courses.

Have a question? We can help!


To be eligible to take SOPA courses you must:

  • Be currently living outside of Canada.
  • Have IRCC approval to immigrate to Canada.
  • Have an IELTS score of 5.5 or higher.
  • Have access to a computer and high-speed internet.

Soft Skills: Working with Others

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Course Description

Soft Skills: Working with Others provides participants with communication tools required for success in the Canadian workplace. Using videos and other media, the course explores different types of interactions and prepares participants tbe workplace ready in the areas of networking, negotiating, working with others and conflict management.

Course Objective

Texplore Canadian workplace cultural norms and communication strategies through videos and audio recordings

Method of Instruction

Facilitated – Online asynchronous

Course Topics

  • Networking
  • Negotiating
  • Working with Others
  • Conflict Management

Time Required

5 - 7 hours per week for 4 weeks

Technology Required

  • Latest version of one of the following browsers is recommended:
    • Firefox
    • Safari
    • Google Chrome
    • Internet Explorer
  • Email: Outlook Express / Outlook / browser based package, i.e. (Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo)
  • Operating System: Windows XP or higher, Mac OS X or higher
  • Latest version of Java and Adobe Flash
  • Headset or Microphone and Speakers
  • PDF reader (such as Adobe Reader)
  • High speed internet access

Participant Criteria

Recommended Language Level: Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) 5 or higher (Upper Intermediate) General/Academic IELTS – 5.5+ in all skill areas


Upon completion of the course, clients are asked to complete an online evaluation.



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