Essential Skills Quebec

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Document Use

Document use is the ability to find, understand or enter information (e.g. text, symbols, numbers) in different types of documents.


Take the Document Use Self-Assessment

Complete this self-assessment to help you understand your document use strengths and areas for improvement. 

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Application Practice: Online Practice

Practice by filling out this job application.

Charts, Tables and Diagrams

Learning to read charts and tables is another way to understand how information is collected and organized.

Document Use for Entrepreneurs

These Essential Skills workbooks will give you an opportunity to learn more about and practice the skills an entrepreneur needs to be successful. They will also help you find out what you need to learn more about. 

Document Use for Health Care Aides

Finding and using the information you need - or putting information in where it’s needed - in documents like labels, lists, forms, charts, graphs, and technical drawings. 

Document Use Strategies

Practical tips to help you improve your document use skills: 

Filling in a Form

Filling in forms accurately is a key skill in applying for jobs, schools, bank loans etc. Printable worksheets, factsheets and online games, videos and quizzes that can be used in a class or by students at home.