TAKE THAT FIRST STEP 
TOWARDS SUCCESS

DEVELOP NEW SKILLS. CREATE MORE OPPORTUNITIES.

Skills Upgrading Centre’s training programs are completely customized to your current skill level and educational goals. Our versatility allows for one-to-one tutoring, small class instruction or computer-assisted instruction so that you can learn at your own pace. We’re by your side every step of the way to guide you towards educational success.

All of our programs are funded through community and government agencies, fundraising and private donors, so our training comes at no cost to you, depending on your eligibility. Improve your employment prospects, make new connections, and acquire the skills you need for a successful future.

Our programs offer:​

  • Continuous enrolment

  • Flexible day and evening programs

  • Customized assessments and training plans

  • Supportive learning environment

  • One-to-one tutoring

  • Small class sizes 

  • Computer-assisted learning 

  • Self-paced programs

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 
Take control of your future
READING, WRITING AND MATHEMATICS 

Our trained educators will design an individualized program for you that will build your skills so you can carry out important day-to-day tasks, prepare to write the GED test (grade 12 equivalency), apply for post-secondary education, or gain skills for employment.

  • Read and understand documents

  • Communicate ideas clearly through writing

  • Manage money, time, data and measurement

COMPUTER TRAINING & WORKPLACE SKILLS
Train for a new career
COMPUTER TRAINING

Our computer training programs help you master basic computer skills, regardless of your current level of experience. We take the mystery out of learning how to use a computer as you work with today’s most commonly used software.

  • ​Introduction to computers, keyboard, and mouse

  • Exploring the Internet using Chrome and Explorer

  • Writing and sending email using Gmail and Outlook

  • Microsoft Windows 10

  • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook

COMPUTER TRAINING & WORKPLACE SKILLS
Build your confidence
EMPLOYABILITY 
SOFT SKILLS

Soft skills are important in all aspects of life, including in school, at work, and at home. We’ll teach you the skills you need to move forward through life with confidence.

  • Effective communication

  • Working with a team

  • Self-management

  • Organizational skills

  • Analytical skills

VIEW OUR LIST OF WEBSITES TO ASSIST YOU WITH YOUR STUDIES
CUSTOMER SERVICE WORKSHOP

Prepare for a Career in Customer Service for FREE!

This 6 week online training workshop will provide you with the skills and techniques necessary to deliver exceptional service by providing a positive customer experience every time.

Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 9,16, 23 and Mar. 2

Every Wednesday 10:00am to 12:00 pm

 

Please complete the pre-registration by clicking "Apply"  below and we will contact you to get you started. 

 

Available to York Region residents. 

*eligibility conditions apply 

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