LBS - Workplace Training/Academic Upgrading

ANNOUNCEMENT: While all OCDSB schools are closed until May 4, 2020Continuing Education continues to support students in all programs. Together with our education and community partners we are working out the details and next steps needed to support the needs of our learners from home. Please continue to monitor for regular updates.

ESL, LINC, LBS COVID-19 Update: ESL, LINC, and LBS classes are now online. If you are an adult student in our program and would like to continue to improve your English, send an email to or with the following information:

  • Your first and last name
  • Your email address
  • Your phone number
  • The name of your teacher 

Or you can call 613-239-2737 and leave a message. Someone will call you. 


Are you interested in looking for a job, but have little work experience? Are you interested in getting your high school diploma so that you can go to college? This is a program that will help adult learners who have good listening and speaking skills but need help with reading and writing. We offer the following:

Academic Upgrading Program: Prepares adult newcomers for high school

Workplace Basic Skills: Offers training in the following areas

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This Employment Ontario program is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario and through the Canada-Ontario Job Fund Agreement.

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