Dixon Hall Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) program helps adults to develop and apply communication, numeracy, interpersonal and digital skills to achieve their goals. The LBS program serves learners who have goals to successfully transition to employment, post secondary, apprenticeship, secondary school, and increased independence. The program includes learners who may have a range of barriers to learning.
Why Join This Program
The LBS program offers a safe and supportive small group learning environment for adults who are interested in developing literacy, numeracy and basic technological skills that will allow them to live more productive lives.
Through our Literacy and Basic Skills program, learners can upgrade their skills to pursue goals of preparing to:
- Complete secondary school credits
- Write their G1 Drivers’ test
- Write the Mature Entrance Examination for college
- Write the Food Handler’s Certificate Examination
- Learn Basic Computer Skills
- Increase their Digital Literacy Skills
- Upgrade their reading and writing skills for daily life
Who can join this program
The Literacy and Basic Skills program is open to individuals who:
- Are 19 years or older
- Have strong English conversational skills (recommended Canadian Language Benchmark Level 6 or higher)
- Are residents of Ontario
- Have a valid Social Insurance Number (SIN)
How to join this program:
- Applications are accepted throughout the year
- Learners can join at any time based on space availability
- Complete our pre-registration form and our staff will get back to you to arrange an Assessment so we can determine your current skill level
Questions? Contact: Maxine Brown-Simpson, Literacy & Basic Skills Instructor
e. firstname.lastname@example.org t. 416.863.0499 x2060
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.