Choose Your Path

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There is a personal path for each individual learning journey. We’re here to help you take your next step. Where do you want to go?

Upgrade Literacy & Essential Skills

  • improve your numeracy, reading comprehension, and writing skills
  • get support for the Grade 10 Prior Learning Assessment Recognition (PLAR) & Literacy Course
  • PELC can help you prepare to write your Grade 10 PLAR exams and to meet literacy requirements with a local school board
  • you can earn up to 16 junior credits by writing 4 tests (English, Geography/History, Math, Science)

Finish High School

We will help you:

  • get your transcript
  • have your resume and transcript assessed for credit
  • determine credits needed to complete the OSSD
  • choose a completion plan that may include PLAR (Prior Learning Recognition and Assessment), correspondence, e-learning, equivalent credits, or the co-op program
  • investigate if the GED is right for you
  • review community options, such as Loyola School of Continuing Education, or Quinte Adult Education

Prepare to Write the GED

We provide GED (General Equivalency Diploma) materials along with instruction.

Prepare for Work or a Career

We can offer specific programs or curricula to help you investigate the world of work and upgrade your skills:

  • job-specific training courses: retail, landscaping, clerical, skilled trades, call centre, personal support worker, and more
  • focus on the skills you need to prepare for your employment entrance test in manufacturing, military or police
  • watch for the next intake of our Inspire training & employment program for youth aged 15-30

Prepare for College

We can help:

  • improve your skills to prepare for a specific course
  • determine the skills you need for your program
  • refresh your research and writing skills
  • improve your math skills to the level required for your program
  • earn secondary credits in partnership with Loyola School of Continuing Education or Quinte Adult Education
  • provide computer and high speed wi-fi access to complete the ACE online program or college or university distance education courses

Apprenticeship & Training

  • upgrade your skills
  • prepare for training entrance tests
  • prepare to write your Certificate of Qualification

Personal Independence

PELC can help you build stronger skills to support day-to-day activities, including:

  • health
  • finances
  • civic and community engagement
  • preparing for a driver’s licence test

The possibilities are endless.  Come talk to us about your specific needs and goals, and together we can build a plan that will help you achieve your goals! 

Our Door is Open! Your Future is Bright!
97 Main Street, Unit 10 Rexall Plaza, Picton, ON K0K 2T0
(613) 476-1811
Open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9am to 4pm
Tuesday 9am to 6pm
Friday 9am to noon

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