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City School Online Information Sessions

Want to learn more about our free City School courses? Join us for one of our upcoming information sessions!

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Click the course titles to learn more and apply. New courses offered each term - check back regularly!


We welcome applications from all those interested in City School, but please note that priority will be given to those who meet the following:
  • 19 years of age or older
  • Have no or limited post-secondary education (i.e., have not attended college or university, or participated in an apprenticeship); and/or currently unemployed and/or in receipt of social assistance (e.g., Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program)
  • Live within Ontario (for virtual and online courses)

Please Note:

  • Some courses have additional eligibility criteria. Please click on "Course Details" for more information.
  • High school completion is not a requirement.
  • Anyone who will be taking a post-secondary course or program, at Mohawk College or any other educational institution, will not be eligible to register for City School courses at the same time. 
  • We do our best to make case-by-case considerations.
  • Should class registration not be full by the application deadline, applicants who do not meet the priority criteria will be considered on a chronological basis.

Students can earn up to three (3) free post-secondary credits through City School:

  • Two (2) post-secondary credits
  • One (1) College 101 (this includes College 101-Indigenous, Bundled Arrows and Introduction to Postsecondary Experiences)

You will be notified of your registration status approximately three (3) weeks before the course begins.


Employment Pathway Courses Eligibility

These programs include personalized employment supports and services, including opportunities for work placements, and, as such, have additional eligibility requirements.

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • An interest in a career in the field of study upon completion
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Unemployed or working less than 20-hours per week
  • Not enrolled in full-time education 
  • 18 years of age or older 

Technology Requirements 

Students must have the following to participate in City School online and virtual courses:

  • broadband internet connection
  • desktop or laptop computer (tablet is acceptable)
  • basic computer skills (web browsing, email, and document creation)

Connect with us 

Wondering if City School is right for you? Not sure if you qualify for a particular course or workshop? Reach out to someone on our team and we can help!  

Email: cityschool [at]

Call: 905-575-2489 for general inquiries or 905-575-2730 for Mobile Classroom or trades inquiries 

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View Past Courses

We are always adding new courses and workshops to City School. Take a look at what we've done in the past to get an idea of what courses may be added in the future.

View Past Courses


City School Locations

Eva Rothwell Centre

Eva Rothwell Centre

460 Wentworth Street North, Hamilton
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Hamilton Central Library

Hamilton Public Library, Central location

4th floor, 55 York Boulevard, Hamilton
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Mission Services of Hamilton

Mission Services building

196 Wentworth Street North, Hamilton
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Hamilton Regional Indian Centre

Hamilton Regional Indian Centre

34 Ottawa Street North, Hamilton
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Pop-up Locations

Idlewyld Manor

449 Sanatorium Road

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Community Employment Services

163 Centennial Parkway North

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Red Hill Library

695 Queenston Rd,

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