Project Description

Labour Market Information

Training for Practitioners

This project was completed in partnership with the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education.

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 Hours

Member Fee: Free
Non-Member Fee: Free

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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 & Buzzwords
  • 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.