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Essential Skills Training for Adults Information

Registrations are open for all programs.
If you are interested in this program, email us at [email protected] or call 519-675-4436 and leave a message, someone will get back to you.  Our EST Program Lead can provide information on assessments and registrations.  Your future begins immediately. 
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Our EST Program is designed to provide life and work skills, and assist towards high school diploma and prepare for college.  We are committed to meeting your needs as well as continue to adhere to the COVID19 guidelines implemented in our schools to keep everyone safe. Please review our website for courses offered and our on-line registration process.
Come study with us! Click the link to see what we are doing in class! 
Adults who participate in this program:
  • Are 19 or older
  • Have a Social Insurance Number (SIN)
  • Are an Ontario resident
  • CLB 6 Speaking/Listening or higher
I. Foundation Program (Timelines vary depending on level)
  • Build reading, writing, mathematics, and computer abilities
  • Identify learning styles and strategies
  • Real-life tasks measure progress towards your identified goal path
II. Non-Credit Reading and Writing Program for Newcomers (3-4 months)
  • Directed reading and writing for adults who are newcomers preparing for high school credit
  • CLB 6 Speaking and Listening minimum requirement
III. Computer Literacy Course
  • Learn how to work online using the virtual learning environment
  • Communicate using hardware and software programs for further education, work or daily life
You will need a few things to get started:
  1. An original transcript from your previous schooling (We can help if you ar having trouble getting a copy)
  2. Proof of Canadian citizenship, Birth Certificate, Passport, Immigration documents, Permanent Resident Card
  3. You now have the opportunity to complete your registration document online-click on the link below.
Jill Slemon 519-675-4436 
Important Dates for the 2023/2024 School Year

LBS Modules


Module A

September 11 – November 13

Module B

November 14 – January 29

Module C

January 30 – April 12

Module D

April 15 – June 14