Project Description

Labour Market Information

Training for Practitioners

Refresh your existing knowledge of LMI, while learning new content, ideas and strategies that will assist you in serving your clients with confidence.

Understanding LMI, Findng & Evaluating LMI, Using LMI

3 Modules: Approx. 3 HRS

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Course Description:

Refresh your existing knowledge of LMI, while learning new content, ideas and strategies that will assist you in serving your clients with confidence.

Over the past number of years, practitioners have consistently identified gaps in training and education in the area of Labour Market Information for Career Development Practitioners. This guide and training materials have been created to address some of those gaps.

Skills to be Developed:

Labour Market Structure
LMI Data Analysis
LMI Trends
LMI Terms & Buzzword
Environmental Scanning
NOC Codes
Communicate LMI to others
LMI Research
Focus on skills

Learning Opportunity:

  • Increase the knowledge base and confidence of practitioners, related to the use of LMI with clients.
  • Increase the regular use of LMI by clients and practitioners, supporting career decisions that strongly align with the needs of the individual and the needs of their community’s labour market.
  • Increasing career and financial success for the individual clients and positive spinoffs for the local economy, thus serving all Nova Scotians

Course Structure:

Module 1: Understanding LMI
Getting comfortable with Labour Market Information
Practitioner role and expectations, the what, why, influences, trends and buzz words of LMI

Module 2: Finding & Evaluating LMI
Where to look and what to look for. Identifying structures, sources and locations, Interpreting statistics, reliable local, current and future

Module 3: Using LMI
Strategies and tools for working with clients.
Explain, assess needs and strategies, research topics, encourage workshops, interviews, networking, employability skills and career guides