Durham District School Board

Durham Continuing Education, Pickering - Bayly St

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Description
Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)
  • adult language classes for newcomers to Canada upon assessment by Assessment Centre
  • Care for Newcomer Children (CNC) available for eligible clients
  • classes are offered at Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 1-6
English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • adult language classes are offered at Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 1-8
  • citizenship classes
Enhanced Language Training (ELT)
  • classes for internationally trained professionals seeking employment
  • internship available for eligible participant
Women's Pre-employment Prep Program (WPEP)
  • classes for LINC eligible women wanting to prepare for working in a professional office environment
  • improve English and learn office and software skills in Windows, Internet, Microsoft Office
Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) - Adult Upgrading/Credit Prep
  • improve reading/writing, mathematics or computer skills
  • work toward independence, high school credit, employment or apprenticeships, training and certificate programs
Continuing Education
  • daytime and evening classes are available throughout school year and during summer
  • high school credits for diploma purposes, upgrading, correspondence and e-learning credit courses
  • English, Math, Science, Physical Education, Social Sciences, Co-op
  • pathway training programs in Logistics and Distribution, Hospitality, Office Administration, Building Maintenance, and Environmental Services
  • career planning/assessment services
  • document evaluation service
  • international language classes
  • Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition
  • workplace preparation programs
Comments
Programs: 905-666-6946
Eligibility
Adults 18 years and older
EI recipients and displaced workers, persons re-entering the work force and resuming their education
Landed immigrants, convention refugees, government-sponsored refugees or others determined eligible for LINC
Contact the ACHEV Language Assessment Centre for more information 1-855-330-8655
Application Process
Assessment required
Contact the ACHEV Language Assessment Centre for more information or for an appointment 1-855-330-8655
Toll Free
1-800-408-9619
Office
905-831-3118
Web Site
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Email
dceinfo@ddsb.ca
Mailing Address
1400 Bayly St
Unit 1
Pickering, L1W 3R2
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Silvia D'Amato, Supervisor Non-credit Programs
Email: silvana.damato@ddsb.ca
Phone: 905-440-4509
Principal DCE
Sarah MacDonald
Email: sarah.macdonald@ddsb.ca
Fees
Classes offered free of charge for eligible clients
Documents Required
May vary; contact for information
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
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Last Updated On
August 26, 2022
Address
1400 Bayly St, Unit 1
Pickering, ON, L1W 3R2
Cross street: Liverpool Rd and Bayly St (east of Liverpool Rd); Next to the Pickering GO Station
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Hours of Operation
Mon
8:00 am to 3:30 pm
Tue
8:00 am to 3:30 pm
Wed
8:00 am to 3:30 pm
Thu
8:00 am to 3:30 pm
Fri
8:00 am to 3:30 pm

Mon-Fri 8 am-3:30 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Durham Region
  • Oshawa
  • Pickering