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Adult Upgrading Programs

The Learning Centre for Georgina ensures that quality literacy services are available and provided throughout the Town of Georgina through our Literacy Basic Skills (LBS) and Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Programs. Whatever your individual needs, LCG will work to ensure students receive the support and targeted training that they require to achieve their life and learning goals.

We can help learners:

  • Gain the skills required to earn your grade 12 equivalency – GED 
  • Prepare for College
  • Pass the mature student exam
  • Earn non-college credit course in English, Math, Biology, Chemistry (in partnership with Seneca College)
  • Upgrade for apprenticeship training
  • Improve employment opportunities
  • Improve essential workplace skills

Our programs include:

  • Intake interview and entrance assessment (to determine if this program is right for you)
  • Goal-oriented learning plans
  • Individually tailored assignments
  • Learning materials, including special literacy computer software, as well as Seneca College approved resources
  • One-to-one tutoring
  • Learning in small groups
  • Literacy related computer skills
  • Registration as a Seneca College student for those doing academic upgrading

Additional benefits:

  • Improved reading, writing, spelling, math and life skills for further education and better employment
  • Increased self-esteem and self-confidence
  • New skills for independent living

We keep learners’ needs in mind by offering:

  • Flexible hours
  • Day and evening programs
  • Continuous start times
  • Supportive environment
  • Transportation subsidies may be available
  • Small instructor – student ratio

Computer Training

The Learning Centre is now offering basic, intermediate and advanced computer training in Microsoft: Windows, Word, Access, Powerpoint, Excel and Outlook.

Student Success Story

“When I decided to make a change in my career, I quickly realized that my lack of secondary education would hold me back in any line of work.”