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Free Skills Upgrading


Free help is available to adults 19 years of age and over (some exceptions apply). Assistance is available to adults who wish to improve reading, writing, math, and computer skills in order to return to high school, or post-secondary education, prepare for employment testing or return to the workforce. This program is available to students not currently enrolled in regular day school. Qualified instructors supervise each student's program and intake is continuous. Programs are available in several locations throughout the District. Workforce specific training is also available, including Customer Service Training and Computer Job Readiness Training. Assistance with transportation and childcare may be available. Call for a free assessment. 

Employment Ontario Program

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.

 

 

Sarnia and Surrounding Area

Location Day Time Where Comments Contact
(ONLY during class times)
Forest W 6 - 8pm NLSS
15-17 George St. Forest
Library NO PHONE
Brenda
Petrolia
(Evenings only)
M & W 6 - 7:30 pm LCCVI Cafeteria Judy Vail
Sarnia Employment OntarioEmployment Ontario M - Th
Fri.
9am - 2pm
10am - 1pm
660 Oakdale Ave
Sarnia
Room 30 519-383-8787
Anselm, Brenda, Cara
Aamjiwnaang Employment OntarioEmployment Ontario M, T & Th 9:30am - 2:30pm Resource Centre   519-336-8410 ext. 285
Natalie
Kettle and Stoney Point T & W 10am - 4pm Hillside School   519-786-6903

Chatham and Surrounding Area

Location Day Time Where Comments Contact
(ONLY during class times)
Chatham Employment OntarioEmployment Ontario M - Th 9am - 2pm Kent Skills Centre
35 Creek Road
Room 216 519-351-2689
Lori / Elaine / Paula
Computer Job Readiness Employment OntarioEmployment Ontario T - Th 9am - noon Kent Skills Centre
35 Creek Road
Computer Lab 519-351-2689 Elaine

Wallaceburg and Surrounding Area

Location Day Time Where Comments Contact
(ONLY during class times)
Walpole T & Th 9:15am - 12pm BBK Education Portable   519-627-2263
Pam
  T & Th 1-4:30pm Employment and Training   519-627-7148
Pam
Fax 519-627-2263
  W 5:30pm -8pm Employment and Training   519-627-7148
Pam
Fax 519-627-2263
Wallaceburg
Employment OntarioEmployment Ontario
M - Th 9am-1pm 60 McNaughton Ave, Unit 11 Housed with St. Clair Employment Services 519-627-7452
Elisha / Brenda