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Tuition-Free GED Preparation Course
Let us help you prepare to write the GED (General Education Development) exam.
- The GED® test gives you the opportunity to earn an Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate which is recognized by employers and educators as equivalent to an OSSD (Ontario Secondary School Diploma)
- Pre-testing is done to identify the subjects you need to improve. We provide upgrading in the subject areas you need: Reading Comprehension, Writing, Mathematics, Science and Social Science
Monday to Thursday
Tuesday, February 17 - Thursday, April 30, 2015
9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Mohawk College - Fennell Campus
Call to register for an information session
DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH
Who Should Attend
- Adult learners who are 19+ years of age
- Those in need of meeting admission requirements for applying to college (i.e. math and/or English)
- Those who need their grade 12 or equivalent to be considered for further education, employment advancement or promotion
- Those who want to register as an apprentice but did not finish high school - or completed high school some time ago and need to review
- Those interested in preparation for the GED.
- Anyone wanting to refresh Math, Communications or Computer skills before re-entering the workforce or for personal achievement
Academic Upgrading can assist with:
- Postsecondary Program Readiness
- Apprenticeship Preparations and Support
- Employment Preparations and Support
- Personalized assessment
- Individualized "Learning Plans"
- Goal-oriented learning
- Learning-centered teaching approach
- Flexible hours and continuous intake
Employment Ontario's Literacy & Basic Skills Programs require:
- applicants to be Ontario residents;
- 19+ years of age (exceptions may apply on a case-by-case basis); and
- Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) Level 6 in speaking, listening, reading, and writing. This program does not provide English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction. Please contact the YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford for information regarding the Canadian Language Benchmark Test (CLBT).
How it Works
- Academic Upgrading takes a learner, goal-centered approach
- Upon contacting Academic Upgrading, a 1-on-1 meeting will be set up to discuss your learning needs, assess your skills and create a plan tailored just for you
Tuition is free and you may qualify for a Training Support Funds to help you pay for transportation and child care costs.
We can walk you through the process to get you started. View our program availability, locations and contact information.
This Employment Ontario project is funded by the Ontario Government.