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Ottawa-Carleton District School Board

Site: Ottawa - 440 Albert St

Service: Literacy and Basic Skills - Continuing Education Department

Alternate Name Academic Upgrading Program ; Adaptive Learning Program ; ALP ; Employment Preparation and Upgrading Program ; LBS ; Literacy and Basic Skills Program ; MTCU ; OCDSB ; OCR ; Ottawa Carleton District School Board ; Workplace Basic Skills Program
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
440 Albert St
Ottawa, ON K1R 5B5
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Intersection Bronson Ave and Albert St
Mailing Address c/o Shirley Graham 
440 Albert St 
Ottawa, ON K1R 5B5
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Extra Transportation Para Transpo accessible
Parking Pay parking lot
Description and Services
Description (Service) Literacy and basic skills training, including numeracy, digital, communication and interpersonal skills * helps learners prepare for employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education and greater independence 
Workplace Basic Skills Program: offers training in the following areas: Child Care Assistant; Preparation to enter a Personal Support Worker (PSW) program, Computer Skills Development course; Certificates for Employment course; Adaptive Learning Program
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm 
Class hours Mon-Fri 9 am-2 pm or 3 pm depending on the class
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 19 year(s) and up 
Ontario residents 19 years and older, with reading, writing and math skills below Grade 12 of the Ontario Curriculum * must have facility in English
Application Call to arrange interview
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories Adult Basic Education ; Adult Literacy Programs
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-239-2325 ext 2022
Fax 613-239-2324
Primary Contact Alison Trusty, Support Instructor, Literacy & Basic Skills
Alternate Contact Jennifer McKay, Supervisor, LBS/ESL/LINC; Email:
Primary Executive Shirley Graham, Education Officer; Phone: 613-239-2325 ext 2007
Alternate Executive Anne McKillop-Ostrom, Principal, Continuing Education; Email:
Other Details
Established 1998
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Colleges and Universities ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119249233 RR0003
Elections Trustees are elected.
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