Upper Grand District School Board

Service: Literacy and Basic Skills, Dufferin Centre for Continuing Education, Dufferin Centre for Continuing Education

Record #: ROP0276
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, writing, numeracy and basic digital skills
  • work towards obtaining high school credits
  • build skills for apprenticeship program placement
  • improve basic skills to move on to employment
  • prepare for post-secondary education/college programs
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.

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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
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up
  • must not be registered in a secondary school
  • If English is a second language, learners must have a Canadian Language Benchmark of 6 in speaking and listening
  • Application Call to arrange interview
    Languages English
    Fees None

    Address and Location

    Located In Community Orangeville
    Address & Map
    Grant Evans Education Centre, 40 Amelia St
    Orangeville, ON
    Canada L9W 3T8
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    Intersection Amelia St and College Ave
    Physical Access Partially Accessible - Office is accessible, Orangeville classrooms are not accessible

    Contact Information

    Office Phone 519-941-2661
    Fax 519-942-2353
    E-Mail skillsupgradingprogram@ugconed.ca
    Website https://www.ugdsb.ca/continuing-education/skills-upgrading-program/
    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 St 
    Orangeville, ON 
    Canada L9W 3T8

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