Stocking Up on Skills


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Stocking Up on Skills is a free career development and training program that will help participants develop important employment skills for the supply and logistics sector.  This program is offered by the Government of Canada in partnership with the Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council and Conestoga College.

The supply and logistics sector is one of Alberta's fastest growing industries with employment opportunities in areas like transportation & logistics, warehousing & distribution, purchasing & assets management.



What is supply chain and logistics?

Watch a quick video about careers in the supply chain by clicking here.

What can I expect at the training?

Working with a Bow Valley College facilitator, participants will:

  • explore the supply and logistics sector
  • develop employment skills needed in all occupations such as communications, planning, documentation, digital skills, etc.
  • receive an individual skills profile, based on a skills assessment
  • gain a certificate of completion

Why participate?

  • it's free! For a limited time the training will be offered at no cost to participants
  • the training is open to anyone interested in a career in the supply and logistics sector
  • opportunity to improve skills that will enhance your efficiency, accuracy and safety
  • improve your ability to work independently
  • develop skills to help with finding employment
  • expand your abilities to plan, organize and multitask
  • build your teamwork and leadership skills, critical thinking, and communication skills

What is the comittment?

  • Participants must attend all onsite sessions, complete independent online training, and provide feedback on the program.
    • Information Session (onsite): Tuesday, January 19th from 9:30am to 11:30am
    • TOWES Pre-Assessment (onsite): Thursday, January 21st from 9:00am to 12:00pm
    • 30 hour of independent online training: January 25th to February 18th
    • Post TOWES (onsite): Friday, February 19th from 9:00am to 12:00pm


For more information, or to register for the program, contact the TOWES department at Bow Valley College

Phone: (403) 410-3200  Email:



345 6 Avenue S.E. Calgary, Alberta T2G 4V1
p: 403.410.3200
f: 403.297.4070
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