Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a cost for literacy programs?

  • Literacy and Basic Skills Programs are Free.
  • Some agencies have a small fee for registration or materials.

What kinds of subjects are covered?

  • Numeracy / Math
  • Communications (Reading / Writing)
  • Basic Computers
  • Job Readiness
  • Self-Management / Self-Direction
  • Workplace Training

Who can attend an LBS Program?

  • The LBS program is open to all residents of Ontario who are 18 years or older. Some agencies may allow learners over 16 years of age to attend.

What other help is available?

  • Depending on the agency, there may be support for transportation, childcare costs, one-to-one tutoring, and workplace support.

Are my credits transferrable to ACE training?

  • No, Ace credits cannot be combined with OSSD (Ontario Secondary School Diploma).

Can I combine ACE training with GED?

  • No, ACE and GED are two separate entities and cannot be combined.

Do I have to take four credits to enrol in ACE?

  • Each ACE course is an individual credit.
  • Four credits are needed for a grade 12 equivalency.

How do I register?

  • Call the office to book an appointment.
  • Walk-ins are available.