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Experience Counts – Targeted Initiative for Mature Workers

Innovative job search strategies, computer skills training, and personal development – that can help you achieve meaningful and rewarding employment.


Program Overview

Experience Counts – Targeted Initiative for Mature Workers is an MCG program that provides mature workers with the opportunity to update their current skills in a supportive environment, attain and maintain their employment goals through informed decision making, and build their confidence.

This program offers each program participant:

  • An in-depth assessment where the participant’s needs are identified
  • 6 weeks of in-class professional and personal development
  • Ongoing, individualized support until either employment or further education has been obtained

The Province of Alberta is working in partnership with the Government of Canada to provide employment support services and programs.

Eligibility Requirements:

You may be eligible to enroll if you are:

  • Currently unemployed
  • Currently having difficulty securing employment
  • Ages 45 – 64

Program Highlights

  • Assists mature Albertan workers to further develop their professional skills and obtain employment
  • Offered at no cost
  • Funded by the Province of Alberta in partnership with the Government of Canada.


  • 6 weeks


  • Continuous

Industries of Employment/Employers

  • Agriculture
  • Financial
  • Food Services/Hospitality
  • Health Care
  • Labour
  • Retail
  • Transportation

Job Opportunities:

  • Cattle Processing Technician
  • Bookkeeper
  • Shipper/Receiver
  • Health Care Aide
  • Construction Labourer
  • Server
  • Store Supervisor
  • Sales Associate
  • Class 1 Driver

Is this program the right option for me?

If you are currently unemployed, are 50 – 64 years of age, and are having difficulty finding employment opportunities, then the Experience Counts – Targeted Initiative for Mature Workers may be the right choice for you.


Contact Information

P 403-668-5445 | F 403-668-5448
Address: Southcentre Executive Tower, 350 – 11012 Macleod Trail S.E., Calgary AB, T2J 6A5

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“This program (Experience Counts) has been such a blessing in many ways. The excellent staff and speakers have been very informative and encouraging. I have always struggled with technology and now have gained an extensive amount of knowledge and confidence. My newly acquired abilities have already benefitted me in my career goals.”


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