Upper Grand District School Board

Site: Mel Lloyd Centre

Service: Literacy and Basic Skills, Mel Lloyd Centre

Record #: ROP0040
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2023
Last Full Update: 28 Aug 2023


Description (Service) The Skills Upgrading Program is designed to help learners:
  • build skills in reading and writing
  • obtain high school credits
  • apprenticeship program placement
  • move on to employment
  • post-secondary education/college programs
Program will assist learners with independence goals of learning basic computers or furthering their essential skills for work.

Currently working with learners who wish to only work remotely.

Program runs from the beginning of September until the end of June.

This Employment Ontario program is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario and through the Canada-Ontario Job Fund Agreement. It is a free program for all learners.

Visit Skills Upgrading Program (Continuing Education) for more information

Service Details

Public Comments Upper Grand District School Board offers Skills Upgrading Program classes in Drayton, Dundalk, Fergus, Guelph, Mount Forest, Orangeville, Palmerston and Shelburne
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Dufferin County ; Wellington County
  • Ontario residents 19 years and older, with reading, writing and math skills below Grade 12 of the Ontario Curriculum
  • Must have facility in English
  • Application Call to arrange interview
    Languages English
    Fees None

    Address and Location

    Site Location Mel Lloyd Centre, entrance E
    Located In Community Shelburne
    Address & Map
    167 Centre St
    Shelburne, ON
    Canada L0N 1S4
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    Intersection James St and Main St E
    Physical Access Fully Accessible

    Contact Information

    Office Phone 519-941-2661
    Fax 519-942-2353
    E-Mail skillsupgradingprogram@ugconed.ca
    Website www.get-credits.ca
    Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/conedugdsb
    Twitter Twitter: https://twitter.com/ConEdUGDSB
    Primary Contact Program Manager for Skills Upgrading Program; Phone: 519-836-7280 ext 624; Email: lbs.learning@ugdsb.on.ca
    Mailing Address c/o Skills Upgrading Program Manager 
    Grant Evans Education Centre, 40 Amelia Street 
    Orangeville, ON 
    Canada L9W 3T8

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