Durham Catholic District School Board

Site: Oshawa Campus - King St E

Service: Literacy and Basic Skills

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Record #: OSH0494 Last Modified: 26 Jun 2015 Last Full Update: 22 Apr 2015
Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone905-438-0570 ext 8444
Site LocationBeside St Gertrude's church (between Wilson Rd. and Harmony Rd.)
Located In CommunityOshawa (City of)
Address & Map
692 King St E
Oshawa, ON L1H 1G5
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IntersectionKing St E and Farewell St
Contact Information
Primary ContactDiana Petre, LBS Program Coordinator; Phone: After hours (Cell) 905-626-6631
Primary ExecutiveJim Wilson, Principal, Archbishop Anthony Meagher Catholic Continuing Education Centre
Mailing Addressc/o Diana Petre, LBS Program Coordinator 
Durham Catholic Continuing Education 
692 King St E 
Oshawa, ON L1H 1G5
Description & Services
Description (Service)Literacy, numeracy and essential skills services to assist in transitioning to employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education or independence
Sup. DescriptionPreparation for daytime and night school credit courses, summer school credit courses * pre-credit, pre-apprenticeship and pre-personal support worker programs, adult upgrading, LBS, numeracy, literacy, computer-keyboarding, ESL Level 6 Bridging to LBS
HoursMon-Thu 8:30 am-11:45 am and 12 noon-3 pm
Areas ServedDurham Region
EligibilityAges: 19 year(s) - 65 year(s) 
Primarily serves adult learners wanting to improve their literacy and numeracy skills to achieve goals of further education and training, employment or increased independence * must have facility in English or French and literacy skills below Grade 12 of the Ontario Curriculum 
Individuals who are out of school * special emphasis on individuals receiving social assistance through Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) and Employment Insurance (EI), Second Careers * support programming for anglophone learners * those with foundational challenges in numeracy and literacy wishing to achieve PSW Literacy test acceptance, Ontario Secondary School Dipoma (OSSD) and or College Diploma * those with permanent resident status are also eligible 
ApplicationCall to arrange interview * pre-literacy test preparation, contact Diana Petre * literacy test for Personal Support Worker program
Other Details
AccessibilityPartially Accessible ; Call for information
Service CategoriesAdult Basic Education ; Adult High School Diploma Programs ; Adult Literacy Programs ; Apprenticeship Preparation ; Career Counselling ; Life Skills Education