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 build the confidence you need to get the most out of life.

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

Take control of your future
READING, WRITING AND MATHEMATICS 

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

  • Read and understand documents

  • Communicate ideas clearly through writing

  • Manage money, time, data and measurement

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

  • Using the Internet

  • Writing and sending email

  • Microsoft Windows 7 and 10

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

Build your confidence
EMPLOYABILITY 
SOFT SKILLS

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

  • Effective communication

  • Working with a team

  • Self-management

  • Organizational skills

  • Analytical skills

VIEW OUR LIST OF WEBSITES TO ASSIST YOU WITH YOUR STUDIES
MOBILE TRAINING AT YOUR LOCATION

Let us bring our computer training to your community agency!

 

Our Mobile Adult Learning Lab (MALL) is a compact mobile computer training lab. The MALL, facilitated by a skilled instructor, consists of ten laptops, each equipped with the same computer training software we use in our Skills Upgrading Centre.

 

The MALL is available to community agencies in our service area whose clients would benefit from a more convenient way to improve their computer skills for home, work or personal enrichment. Call 905-853-6279 for details.


 

Phone: 905-853-6279

Fax: 905-836-7323
Email: info@skillsupgrading.ca

SKILLS UPGRADING CENTRE

Literacy Council York-Simcoe
1100 Gorham Street, Suite 15 
Newmarket Ontario L3Y 8Y8

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