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Adult Learning Centre

Site: Georgetown - Head Office

Service: Essential Skills for Employment

Record #: OAK4379
Last Full Update: 05 Feb 2022

Agency Information

Description (Agency) Literacy North Halton, operating as the Adult Learning Centre, has delivered adult learning programs and services in the communities of North Halton for over 30 years.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Michele Proud, Executive Director
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Immigration, Training and Skills Development ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way - Halton & Hamilton

Description and Service Details

Description (Service) Offer a variety of part-time programs for adults who require upgrading in reading, writing, basic math and/or basic computer skills for the workplace
  • also offer an academic upgrading program in partnership with Sheridan College
  • adults wishing to pursue college entrance or an apprenticeship can earn Grade 12 equivalency in English, Math, and Science
  • GED (Secondary School Equivalency) test preparation is also available
Adult Tutoring Program:
  • reading, writing and basic math up to Grade 9 level
  • essential skills for work and further training
Computer Skills for Work:
  • an 8 week instructor-led class for individuals who want to upgrade their computer skills in order to improve employment and career training opportunities
  • access to online learning opportunities
  • introduction to Windows, MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel), email and Internet for the workplace
Sheridan College Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) program:
  • in partnership with Sheridan College
  • Grade 12 College level OSSD equivalent courses in English, Math, Biology and Chemistry
  • prepare for college entrance and Mature Student Test
  • qualify for apprenticeship and prepare for apprenticeship testing
GED Test Preparation:
  • upgrade Language Arts Reading, Writing and Math for the GED Test
  • online learning opportunities for Science and Social studies
Hours Mon by appointment only, Tue 9 am-4 pm, Wed 1 pm-4 pm and 6 pm-9 pm, Thu 9 am-4 pm Call for office hours in Acton and Milton
  • 1:1 tutoring is offered daytime and evening in all communities
  • Sheridan College ACE and GED test prep program is offered Tue-Thu evenings in Georgetown and Milton
  • Computer Skills for Work is offered in Georgetown, Milton and Acton (day and evening classes available)
Areas Served Acton ; Georgetown ; Milton
Eligibility Ages: 19 year(s) and up
Application Call or visit the website to register for an information session and for further details
Languages English
Fees None - tuition is free * small resource fee may apply for books/materials based on a sliding scale * no one is refused service

Site Information

Located In Community Halton North
Address & Map
72 Mill St, Suite 206
Georgetown, ON L7G 2C9
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Intersection Guelph St and Mill St
Mailing Address c/o Michele Proud 
PO Box 218 
Georgetown, ON L7G 4Y5
Physical Access Not Accessible - office ; Accessible sites are available in all communities - Georgetown, Milton and Acton

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