courses

Apprenticeship (Bundle)

Grouping of course material to help support you as you investigate an apprenticeship goal.

Receive a general overview of apprenticeship and investigate specific trades related to the Construction, Automotive and Food Service Sectors. Also covered are: Workplace Expectations, Communication Skills and Report Writing.

You will select from the following to create a package that fits your needs:

  • Exploring Apprenticeship
  • Apprenticeship Math
  • On the Job Report Writing
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Customer Service Essentials

 

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Apprenticeship Math

The Apprenticeship Math short course is designed for learners preparing to go into the trades. It focuses on basic math skills using fractions, decimals and percents and include real workplace examples or when to use these skills. If you're interested in this career pathway and need to strengthen your math skills, this course is for you! Note: Learners should be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers before taking this course.

*NOTE – All curriculum is levelled and is assigned based on the results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Becoming a Better Speller

Why is spelling so important?  Spelling impacts the first impression people get of you when they read your messages, letters, e-mails, or resumes.  When we use correct spelling, we create clear messages that readers can understand. We also give readers an impression of our education and the effort we took to write the message.  Memorizing how to spell different words can be useful, but there are many other strategies that can help you. In this course you will learn about phonics and grammar rules that affect spelling, syllables and the difference between possessives and contractions. Note: This is not a 'learn to spell' course. This is a course will help you improve your spelling skills.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Becoming a Lifelong Learner

Sometimes we forget that learning is not just for children. Lifelong learners are open to learning every day of their lives. They seek, develop, and use skills to meet the ever-changing challenges of our world. Lifelong learners can inspire others to explore and learn, creating benefits for both themselves and their families. This course will open new doors in your journey as a lifelong learner.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Better Grammar & Punctuation Part 1 (Live Class)

This is a practical guide to using punctuation correctly and writing with proper grammar.  Learn about common punctuation marks like periods, commas, colons, semi-colons, apostrophes, question marks, and exclamation marks and find out when to use them in your writing.  Learn about prefixes and suffixes and discover some helpful grammar websites.

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A3, B1.2, B2.1, D.1-D.2
 

Better Grammar & Punctuation Part 2 (Live Class)

This is a practical guide to parts of speech. Learn about common parts of speech we use to write sentences - nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs. Learn about the subject and predicate in a sentence and about antonyms, homonyms and synonyms. 

 OALCF Levels: A1.1, A3, B1.2, B2.1, D.1-D.2
 

Building Proper Sentences (Live Class)

Building proper sentences is challenging. There are so many rules to follow! In this class, you will learn strategies to build sentences with confidence. We will discuss prepositions and phrases as well as clauses and conjunctions. You will also learn how to avoid common mistakes like run-on sentences and sentence fragments. Enrol today and start building stunning sentences! 

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A1.2, A2.1, A2.2, B1.2, B2.1, D.1-D.3

Career Decision Making

Your personality plays an important role in making your career decisions. In this course you will explore tools to identify your personality traits, set short-term and long-term goals, and draw up an ideal career list that is aligned with your values, interests, personality, and skills.  

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

College Readiness (Bundle)

Grouping of curriculum that will help prepare you to be successful at College. This bundle includes the following courses/curriculum:

  • Manage College: College Readiness Tips
  • Memory and Study Tips for Students
  • Understanding Your Learning Style
  • Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities and ADHD
  • Learning to Communicate using MS Word

* Reading, Writing and Math Assessments with Independent Study learning options are also available dependent on individual needs.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Computer & Internet Basics (Live Class)

This course will introduce you to the basic parts and features of a computer.  You will explore how to change background images, arrange icons, adjust the screen saver and create shortcuts on a Windows desktop.  You will learn common vocabulary, basic Internet search tools and helpful keyboard shortcuts.  A brief introduction to Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher will be covered.
OALCF Levels: A1.1, A2.1, A3, B1.2, D.1-D.2

Computing for College and Careers

These courses are for learners who already have a basic understanding of internet and email. Learners will need good reading skills to benefit from the lessons. They are great for adults who want to increase their digital skills for employment, education or personal knowledge. Topics include

  • Using the Internet
  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Working with Software
  • Building documents, spreadsheets and presentations
  • Social Media

 

*NOTE: Learners will need access to software such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, or Google Docs, Sheets and Slides, or Apache OpenOffice.

Conflict Resolution Skills and Strategies

The Conflict Resolution Skills & Strategies short course offers helpful advice and activities on stress management and communication skills. It explains conflict and how different people deal with conflict in their lives.  It explains the 4 P’s of Conflict Resolution; Preparedness, Perception, Personality and Practice. The information in this course will help with the understanding and use of conflict resolution skills. 

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Conquer Your Fear of Digital Technology

Explore basic computer functions, learn how to save and organize your computer files and learn tips for naming files and keeping your files safe. Instructions for both Windows and Mac users are given. Explore the difference between uploading, downloading, attaching files and using the cloud. Learn about Google Docs and how to create files on your new Google account and share them. Learners will create a Google account in this course if they don’t have one..

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Creating Your Digital Footprint

In this course you will find out what a digital footprint is and how one is created. You will explore the different reasons people communicate online and look at some online communication tools. Don't worry if you don't know what any of those terms mean yet. You will by the end of the course.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Creative Writing: Telling Your Story

Sometimes we forget that writing can be a joy. Through a series of fun writing exercises and inspirational readings, you’ll remember (or discover) how much fun Creative Writing can be! You’ll gather useful tips on how to make your personal stories and journal entries more interesting and readable. You’ll also learn how to create a character, how to plan a fictional story, and how to structure your story to entice your reader. Clear lessons and printable worksheets will help you brush up on word choice, sentence structure, sentence variation, and punctuation. As well, you’ll be guided to try new methods of proofreading and editing your work. The topics and practice components in this course can also be used as preparation to write the GED Language Arts test. If you’ve always thought you might have a story to tell but didn’t know where to start, this course is for you!

To take this course you need to be able to read a simple article at a newspaper or magazine level, and to write a basic sentence to describe an event. You’ll also need to be able to type at least 8 sentences in a row.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Credit or PLAR - Science Prep

Register for this curriculum if you want to upgrade your knowledge of Science to get ready to take a high school credit course or write the 9/10 Science PLAR assessment.  *NOTE – Level of curriculum assigned will be based on the results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Credit or PLAR – English Prep

Register for this curriculum if you want to upgrade your reading and writing skills to get ready to take a high school credit course or write the 9/10 English PLAR assessment.

*NOTE – Level of curriculum assigned will be based on the results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Credit or PLAR – Math Prep

Register for this curriculum if you want to upgrade your math skills to get ready to take a high school credit course or write the 9/10 Math PLAR assessment.  

*NOTE – Level of curriculum assigned will be based on the results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Customer Service Essentials

This course will explore the definition of customer service and the most common occupations that require good customer service skills. Among the content covered will be; workplace expectations, communication skills, being prepared for a career in customer service, and how to have a positive attitude for workplace success. This course will empower participants to deal effectively with difficult customers and make sure that customers have a good service experience.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Employment - How to Write a Resume (Live Class)

With a little extra effort, you can create a great resume! This class will explain what to include in your resume. You will learn about three different resume styles and receive a few resume writing tips to ensure you get that job!

OALCF Levels: A1.1-A1.2, A2.1-A2.2, A3, B1.2, B2.2, B3.2-B3.3, D.1-D.2

Employment Readiness Series (Bundle)

A grouping of LearningHUB courses that will help you brush up on soft skills that are valued by employers and practical job search techniques.  Courses include: Ready, Set, Go!, Career Decision Making, How to Shine on the Job and Job Search Toolkit. *Complete all four courses to receive a certificate of participation.

Exploring Apprenticeship

This course was created for learners who would like to explore the options available to them through apprenticeship, and features content developed by Literacy Link South Central (LLSC). Divided into three parts, this course allows learners to 1. Get an Overview of Apprenticeship, including the individual trades and trade sectors; 2. Investigate Specific Trades related to the Construction, Automotive and Food Services sectors; and 3. Understand the Credentials available through apprenticeship and prepare for the tests they may encounter during the credentialing phase.  You will be required to complete an intake assessment before starting this course. 

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on completion of an Intake Assessment. An intake assessment will be emailed to you once your registration is processed.

Feeding a Family

Feeding a Family is harder than it looks. Planning, budgeting, shopping, following recipes, safely handling and cooking food – a lot of skills are required to make healthy, affordable meals! If you’re looking for some help or inspiration on how to keep a family well fed, you’ve come to the right place. Straightforward ideas, instructions, and activities will add to your toolkit for planning menus and making meals. You’ll enjoy advice from experts in the field on how to budget and how to shop effectively to keep costs low. Easy, tasty lunches and suppers made from simple, inexpensive ingredients will beef up your recipe book. Plus, you’ll gather the latest information about healthy foods and get tips about eating right that you can actually follow. Don’t miss this informative, fun course!

This course will include reading supports so that you can listen to information as well as read. You’ll participate in a math activity each week, and you’ll be introduced to higher-level concepts such as fractions and percents, but no advanced math skills are required to complete the course beyond a beginning understanding of basic operations (+ - x /). You’ll need to be able to type to write a simple message and to list your thoughts in point form.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

GED - Introduction to GED Science (Live Class)

The GED Science Test examines your ability to understand and interpret science information from text, diagrams, charts and graphs. Take this class to learn more and work through sample questions with an instructor. Questions involve all areas – Life Science, Earth and Space Science and Physical Science.

OALCF Levels: A1.1-A1.3, A2.1-A2.3, A3, B1.2, B2.1, B3.1-B3.2, D.1-D.2

GED - Introduction to GED Social Studies (Live Class)

The GED Social Studies Test examines your ability to understand and interpret informational text, diagrams, charts and maps. Take this class to learn more and work through sample questions with an instructor. Questions involve all areas – Canadian History, World History, Civics and Government, Economics and Geography.

OALCF Levels: A1.1-A1.3, A2.1-A2.3, A3; B1.2, B2.1-B2.3, B3.1; D.1-D.2

GED Prep - All Subjects

The GED Test consists of five subject areas – Math, Language Arts Reading, Science, Social Studies and Language Arts Writing.

Register for this curriculum if you would like to upgrade in all subject areas in preparation for writing the GED Test in its entirety. A full library of GED Prep Courses related to the five subject areas can be assigned.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

GED Prep - Reading

Register for this curriculum if you want to upgrade your reading skills to get ready to write the GED Language Arts - Reading Test.

*NOTE – All curriculum is levelled and is assigned based on the results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

GED Prep - Social Studies

Register for this curriculum if you want to upgrade your knowledge of geography and history to get ready to write the GED Social Studies Test.

*NOTE – All curriculum is levelled and is assigned based on the results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

GED Prep - Test

Register for the GED Pre-Test if you would like to take a GED Practice Test to determine which subject areas you need to upgrade your skills in, prior to applying to write the official GED Test.

GED Prep - Writing

Register for this curriculum if you want to upgrade your writing skills to get ready to write the GED Language Arts - Writing Test.

*NOTE – All curriculum is levelled and is assigned based on the results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

GED Prep - Writing a GED Essay (Live Class)

Get ready to write your GED Essay. Learn how to read the essay question and plan your response. We will teach you strategies for organizing your essay into paragraphs and will explain how your essay will be marked. Ace the essay with this class!

OALCF Levels: A1.2-A1.3, A2.2-A2.3, A3, B1.2, B2.2-B2.3, B3.1, B4, D.1-D.2

GED Prep – Math

Register for this curriculum if you want to upgrade your math skills in preparation for writing the GED Math Test.

*NOTE – All curriculum is levelled and is assigned based on the results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

GED Prep – Science

Register for this curriculum if you want to upgrade your knowledge and understanding of all Science in preparation for writing the GED Science Test.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Goal Setting - Discovering Your Goals

I’m not sure what I want to do with my life, but I want it to be great! Sound familiar? Then this goal-setting course is for you. You will ponder your dreams, consider your values and talents, and examine your needs, commitments, and challenges. Then you’ll have the chance to set a goal and form a plan of action to pursue that goal. This course is full of useful tips on making choices, researching options, and weathering the ups and downs of your journey. Discovering your goals is a giant step towards reaching your potential in life and work.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Government and You (Live Class)

Navigating your way through the three levels of government in Canada can be a confusing process. Government and You is a course that demystifies the roles and responsibilities of the federal, provincial and municipal levels of government and identifies the politicians who represent you at each level. This course also goes over the various rights and responsibilities every Canadian shares. This information can be helpful if you’re preparing for your citizenship course, preparing to write the GED test, preparing for a high school credit course in civics or just looking for ways to become a more active citizen in your community. 
OALCF Levels: A1.2, A3, B1.2, D.1, F 

Hiring Tests: Putting Your Best Foot Forward

This course will help adults feel more confident when preparing to take a hiring test for employment. By the end of the course adult learners will know more about:

  • Why employers use hiring tests  
  • How to relieve their own test writing anxiety  
  • What kinds of questions they may find on a hiring test

 

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

How to Shine on the Job

Positive work ethics, teamwork, conflict resolution, effective speaking and listening, and customer service skills are required in the workplace.  Take this course to learn job maintenance skills for a successful career. 

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

How to Write a Cover Letter (Live Class)

A cover letter gives you an chance to introduce yourself to an employer and encourage them to read on! This class will explain the different parts of a cover letter and information to include in each part to help you get an employer's interest.

OALCF Levels: A1.1-A1.2, A2.1-A2.2, A3, B1.2, B2.2, D.1-D.2

Improving Your Job Skills

The Improving Your Job Skills short course will guide you through the basic skills needed in every job. You will look at personal skills like time management and being responsible. You will practise reading, writing and listening to improve your communication skills. You will learn how to gather and manage the information that you need on the job. This course will explore ways to think through problems at work and decide upon solutions. You will pick up valuable tips on working with others, sharing ideas, and reducing conflict. By improving your job skills, you are getting ready for the workplace, or helping yourself improve at your current job. 

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Introduction to Adobe Connect (Live Class)

This class is for first time users of Adobe Connect. If you are taking a Live Class with the LearningHUB, we recommend you take this class first. We will practise using the communication tools including the microphone, text chat and participation icons. You will also learn how to use the markup tools and practise using them on the Whiteboard. If this course isn't available before your first Live Class is scheduled, a playback of the session should be watched so you are ready for your first class.  

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A2.1, A3, B1.2, D.1-D.2

Job Search Toolkit

Informational interviews help you identify your strengths and weaknesses during your job search.  Learn how to research the job market and become familiar with the components of a job search portfolio.  This course will help you compare careers by looking at educational and skill requirements, salaries, and lifestyle factors. 

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Learning Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities and ADHD

Everyone learns differently and some people face academic challenges because of learning disabilities. This course introduces students (and teachers) to common learning disabilities and useful learning strategies. Students will learn about the challenges students with learning disabilities face and then discover helpful learning strategies that help them succeed.

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Recognize specific disabilities
  • Use recommended learning strategies
  • Overcome academic challenges
  • Implement accommodations
  • Use adaptive technology

 

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Learning to Communicate using MS Excel 2007

Learners should have a basic familiarity with computers, and an understanding of Microsoft Word. This five module course will cover the basic functions of Microsoft Excel. Learn how to navigate through the program and create, save, edit, format and print basic documents. Access to MS Excel 2007 is required.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Learning to Communicate using MS Excel 2010

Learners should have a basic familiarity with computers, and an understanding of Microsoft Word. This five module course will cover the basic functions of Microsoft Excel. Learn how to navigate through the program and create, save, edit, format and print basic documents. Access to MS Excel 2010 is required.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Learning to Communicate using MS Word 2007

Learners should have a basic familiarity with computers before taking this five module course. This course will cover the basic functions of Microsoft Word 2007. Learn how to navigate through the program and create, save, edit, format and print basic documents. Access to MS Word 2007 is required. You will be required to complete an intake assessment before starting this course.

Learning to Communicate with MS Word 2010

Learners should have a basic familiarity with computers before taking this five module course. This course will cover the basic functions of Microsoft Word 2010. Learn how to navigate through the program and create, save, edit, format and print basic documents. Access to MS Word 2010 is required. You will be required to complete an intake assessment before starting this course.

Maintaining Healthy Self-Esteem On and Off the Job - Part 1

The Maintaining Healthy Self Esteem On and Off the Job is a two-part short course. This is Part 1. In this course you will discover that healthy self-esteem is something that we work on over our lifetime. This five-module online course will help you to develop methods for increasing your self-esteem and maintaining it through times of stress. Participation in online activities and discussions will help you to practise new life skills. This course is interesting and informative, and you will come away with useful tips for success in life and work. 

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Maintaining Healthy Self-Esteem On and Off the Job - Part 2

This is the second part of a two-part course on self-esteem. The first part of the course introduced you to self-esteem basics. Part 2 is directed at issues you might face and how to keep your self-esteem boat afloat. You'll find Part 2 loaded with tips on keeping your self-esteem intact while navigating the sometimes rough waters of the workplace! Yes, it's a wilderness out there: this course is designed to show you ways to increase your resiliency both on and off the job.

*NOTE – Completion of Maintaining Healthy Self-Esteem On and Off the Job Part 1 is a pre-requisite for taking Part 2.

Manage College: College Readiness Tips

This course helps students prepare for college but is also helpful to students preparing to take credit courses. Often students move from work, upgrading, or high school without fully understanding the skills they need to succeed. Students can start college with confidence by developing skills in the following areas:

  • Time management and organization
  • Classroom and online learning
  • Textbook reading and effective note taking
  • Studying and remembering
  • Overcoming obstacles

 

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Managing Computer Files (Live Class)

Do you have trouble finding files after you save them to your computer? Take this course to learn some tips for naming and managing your files, creating folders and renaming and deleting files. This course will also explore the difference between uploading, downloading and attaching files. You should have a general understanding of basic computer functions to participate in this class. 

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A2.1, A3, B1.2, D.1-D.2

Managing Your Money

The Managing Your Money short course is for learners juggling their personal finances. Its’ purpose is to provide learners with an overview of the budgeting process as well as give them an opportunity to practise using a budget. Learners will see how budgeting can help them achieve long-term security and have money available for fun. The course covers understanding and using decimals, budget vocabulary, creating a budget, and setting financial goals.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Math - Algebra (Live Class)

We will carry on where we left off with Pre-Algebra. We will learn how to solve x-y+2a, when x=4, y=5 and a=1. We will show how to combine like variables, solve equations with variables on both sides of an equation, and solve literal equations. Algebra is not as scary as you think!

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A3, B1.2, C3.3, C4.3, D.1-D.2

Math - Budgeting Basics (Live Class)

What is a budget and how can creating one help you? This class focuses on the importance of budgeting. We will look at how to find your monthly income, list and balance your expenses and set simple financial goals. We will create a sample budget and look at some easy to use online budgeting calculators.

NOTE: Students should be able to add and subtract before taking this class.

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A2.1, A3, B1.2, B3.1-B3.2, C1.1-C1.3, D.1-D.2

Math - Decimals: Adding & Subtracting (Live Class)

Decimals are used to represent money and measurements. Take this class to get a basic understanding of decimal fractions and how they are written. Practise using mixed numbers in decimal form. Learn to add and subtract decimals so you can improve your math skills at home, work and school.
 

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A3, B1.2, C1.1, C2.1, C3.1, C4.1, D.1-D.2

Math - Decimals: Multiplying & Dividing (Live Class)

This second course on decimals will cover multiplying and dividing decimals, rounding off decimals and changing proper fractions into decimals. 

NOTE: It is recommended you take Adding & Subtracting Decimals before taking this course.

OALCF Levels: A1.1, B1.2, C4.1, D.2
 

Math - Division (Live Class)

How are Multiplication and Division related? Multiplication and Division are opposite operations. Division is a quick way to subtract the same number several times just as multiplication is a quick way to add the same number several times. Enrol in this class if you need to review and practise your division skills.   

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A3, B1.2, C1.1, C2.1, C3.1, C4.1, D.1-D.2

Math - Fractions in Everyday Life (Live Class)

Fractions are all around us. We use them every day when cooking, shopping and working. Take this class to learn how to do simple calculations with fractions to make your life easier! 

Note: Students should be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions before taking this class.

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A2.1, A3, B1.2, C1.2, C2.2, C3.2, D.1-D.2

Math - Fractions: Adding & Subtracting (Live Class)

Take the skills you learned in Introduction to Fractions a step further by learning to add and subtract fractions. It's not as hard as you think! 

Note: Students should be able to add, subtract, multiply, divide and find a common denominator before taking this class. 
 

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A3, B1.2, C1.2, C2.2, C3.2, C4.2, D.1-D.2
 

Math - Fractions: Introduction (Live Class)

Do numerators, denominators and mixed numbers have you confused? Take this class to learn the basics of fractions. We will talk about the parts of a fraction and explain what each part means.

Note: Students should be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide before taking this class.

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A2.1, A3, B1.2, C1.2, C2.2, C3.2, C4.2, D.1-D.2
 

Math - Fractions: Multiplying & Dividing (Live Class)

Take the skills you learned in the first two fraction classes even further by learning to multiply and divide fractions.

Note: Students should be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide before taking this class.

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A3, B1.2, C1.2, C2.2, C3.2, C4.2, D.1-D.2
 

Math - Homework Help: Algebra (Live Class)

Do you need extra help with algebra? You are not alone! Come to our Homework Help session and get your questions answered. Attend this class for extra help with understanding order of operations and variables; working with integers; and solving algebraic equations. 

Learners are encouraged to prepare questions for the instructor ahead of time.

Note: Learners should already be learning about algebra before attending. If you are new to algebra, enrol in one of our live classes or ask your Anytime learning practitioner for lessons.

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A3, B1.2, C1.2, C1.3, C2.2, C3.3, C3.4, C4.2, D.1-D.2

Math - Homework Help: Decimals and Fractions (Live Class)

Do you need extra help with decimals and fractions? You are not alone! Come to our Homework Help session and get your questions answered. Attend this class for extra help with understanding and comparing decimals or common fractions; rounding decimals; and adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing decimals or common fractions. 

Learners are encouraged to prepare questions for the instructor ahead of time.

Note: Learners should already be learning about decimals and fractions before attending. Enrol in one of our live classes or ask your Anytime learning practitioner for lessons. 

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A3, C1.2, C1.3, C2.2, C2.3, C3.3, C3.4, C4.2, C4.3, D.1-D.2

Math - Metric Measurement and Conversions (Live Class)

Go the distance as we learn about the metric system. The metric system provides units of measurement for distance, volume, mass, time, and temperature. We will talk about the basic units of measure and then learn how to convert the units within the metric system and to imperial measures.

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A3, B1.2, C1.1-2, C2.2-2, C3.1-2, C4.1-2, D.1-D.2

Math - Multiplication (Live Class)

How are addition and multiplication related? Multiplication is a fast way of adding the same number many times. In this class we will learn the meaning of multiplication and see how useful the Multiplication Table is. We will also show how to multiply single digit numbers, working our way up to larger numbers.

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A2.1, A3, B1.2, C1.1, C2.1, C3.1, C4.1, D.1-D.2

Math - Percentages: How they relate to Decimals & Fractions (Live Class)

We see percentages every day of our lives. We need to better understand them so we can make simple calculations quickly and easily. In this class you will learn how to change a percentage to a fraction and then do the reverse by changing a fraction to a percentage. You will also learn how to change a percent to a decimal and then change it back to a percent.

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A3, B1.2, C1.2, C2.2, C3.2, C4.2, D.1-D.2

Math - Percentages: Word Problems (Live Class)

Joe needs to score 80% on his test to pass. If the test has 65 questions, how many questions does he need to get right? In this class we will learn how to solve problems like this one. We will break problems down into steps and teach how to find the part, whole and percent. We will also look at percentages that are greater than 100 and ones that are less than 1 percent.

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A3, B1.2, C1.2, C2.2, C3.2, C4.2, D.1-D.2
 

Math - Pre-Algebra (Live Class)

What are variables? What are integers? Did you know that an x or a question mark may stand for an unknown number? In this class we will review the terms: variables, integers and algebraic expressions. We will also add, subtract, multiply and divide equations that involve solving for unknowns.

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A3, B1.2, C3.3, C4.3, D.1-D.2.

Math - Ratios, Proportions, Rates (Live Class)

Ratios, proportions and rates are used every day at home and work. You use rates when shopping to figure out costs or when driving to figure out speed. You use ratios when cooking and measuring to compare amounts. This class will explain the math behind the tasks you do and will give you the skills you need to learn new math. 

NOTE: Learners should be able to understand and use fractions before taking this class.

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A3; C1.2, C2.2, C3.2, C4.2, D.1-D.2

Memory and Study Tips for Students

Remembering information is important in school and in the workforce. This course helps students develop the memory and studying skills they need to succeed. Students will learn how information is transferred from short term memory to long term memory and then used to recall information. Students will learn how to:

  • Develop memory skills
  • Use memory and studying tools
  • Understand how and what to study
  • Create effective study material

 

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Nutritional Science

Discover how the Canada Food Guide can be used to determine appropriate servings and to make healthy choices. Learn to interpret food labels and advertisements to decide which product is a healthier choice to plan a healthy meal for yourself or your family.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

On the Job Report Writing

This course will help you learn how to write reports for the workplace. You will learn to gather the information you need and put information in a report format so that your readers can find the information they require easily. This course will cover the steps to follow in writing a report and understanding why people write them. You will also learn what parts you need to include in a report from beginning to end. Information gathering, editing, and proofreading steps will be explained. Your online instructor will guide you through the report writing process and illustrate what a finished report looks like.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Personal Growth (Bundle)

Register for the Personal Growth Course Bundle if you are looking for a grouping of course material to help support you in the achievement of your goals. You will select from the following to create a package that fits your needs:

Goal Setting - Ponder your dreams, consider your values and talents, and examine your needs, commitments, and challenges. Discovering your goals is a giant step towards reaching your potential in life and work. Maintaining Healthy Self Esteem - Healthy self-esteem is something we all work on over our lifetime. In this course you will develop methods for increasing your self-esteem and maintaining it through times of stress. Learn tips on keeping your self-esteem intact while navigating the sometimes rough waters of life, on and off the job!

Self Exploration – My Dream Career - Understand the difference between a job and a career, identify current skills and knowledge, learn about barriers to employment and identify a dream career. Self Exploration – My Role Models - Explore the qualities of a good role model, your own personal qualities and what you want to work on to be a good role model.

Self Exploration – How I Communicate in Different Places - Understand how different generations communicate and the key factors in effective communication. Feel more comfortable communicating in a group setting and begin to understand how to improve your communication skills.

Self Exploration – Examining My Online Identity and Digital Media Use - Learn about your online identity, discuss how to protect yourself online and the use of digital devices and media in your life. Creative Writing—Telling your Story - Through a series of fun writing exercises and inspirational readings, you’ll remember (or discover) how much fun Creative Writing can be!

*NOTE – All curriculum is levelled and is assigned based on the results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

PLAR Preparation Bundle

A grouping of LearningHUB material to help you supplement classroom activities to prepare for the Workplace or College level Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition (PLAR) Assessments.  Upgrading material is currently available for English, Math and Science.

OALCF Levels: See course descriptions for OALCF Levels

 

Preparing for a Job Interview (Live Class)

A job interview is one of the most important steps in the hiring process and may decide whether or not you get the job!  This class outlines the steps in a job interview process and will teach you everything you need to know in order to have a successful interview. Information about what to do before, during and after a job interview will be discussed. 

OALCF Levels: A1.2, A3, B1.2, D.1-D.2, F

Progressive Spelling 1 (Live Class)

This spelling course covers short and long vowel spelling patterns using bigger words. Learn about double consonants + “le”; and about doubling final consonants before adding “ing” or “ed”. Learn the one consonant + “le” rule. Learn about some common consonant blends: wh, th, sh, ph, ch, and sometimes gh (silent). Learn how to use a thesaurus to help you expand your vocabulary. 

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A2.1, A3, B1.2, B2.1, D.1-D.2

Progressive Spelling 2 (Live Class)

This spelling course covers more consonant blends at the beginning of words: bl, pl, cl, thr, spr, spl, cr, pr. It also covers consonant blends at the end of words: sk, ck, ll, nk, lk. Learn how to combine vowels together to make long vowel sounds in words. We'll end by reviewing some difficult words to spell.

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A2.1, A3, B1.2, B2.1, D.1-D.2

Reading Comprehension (Live Class)

You read but don't understand. You read but can't keep the information in your head. Sound familiar? Take this course if you think reading comprehension is painful and confusing. Together, we will identify what kind of a reader you are and discover techniques to warm up your brain before starting to read. We'll also create your own special toolbox to help make reading fun and enjoyable!
 

OALCF Levels: A1.1-A1.2; A2.1; A3; B1.2; D.2.

Reading Strategies

This curriculum will teach you strategies to understand written text in messages, letters, stories and reports, and in graphical data (pie charts, tables, graphs, etc.)

*NOTE – All curriculum is levelled and is assigned based on the results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Reading Tables and Graphs (Live Class)

Tables and graphs are found in newspapers, flyers, brochures and presentations. They give you a quick visual image.  They make instant comparisons and show relationships and trends. In this class you will learn how to read tables and graphs in everyday life situations like comparing phone plans, understanding hydro bills and viewing election results. You will also need these skills for the GED Test and for high school credit courses.

OALCF Levels: A2.2, A3, B1.2, C4.1-C4.2, D.1-D.3

Reading to Understand the Ontario Driver's G1 Knowledge Test

The first step to becoming a licenced driver in Ontario is passing the Written (Knowledge) Test. Do you have the reading skills necessary to do well on the test? This course will help you prepare for the kinds of questions that may be on the test. You will examine how to read the questions clearly in order to answer them correctly. Learn how to identify traffic signs and interpret diagrams. Area covered: Seatbelts, traffic signs, speed limits, meeting a school bus, the Demerit Point System, passing other vehicles and rules of the road. Try out the driver’s practice tests!, etc.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Ready for College Reading

Curriculum in this course is at a higher level, and prepares learners for college by helping them:

  • Read, evaluate and extract information from longer texts about college reading requirements, note taking and test preparation.
  • Read longer texts to connect, evaluate and integrate ideas and information on developing a college vocabulary, and using vocabulary to derive meaning from context, etc….
  • Read longer texts to connect, evaluate and integrate ideas and information on using prior knowledge as a strategy for understanding stories
  • Gain understanding on how to find main ideas in stories and expository text, and read for understanding.

 

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Ready, Set, Go!

Soft skills such as self esteem, mannerism, behaviours, sociability and honesty are valued by employers.  Take this course to learn how to promote a positive and safe work environment and the importance of communication and technology skills in the workplace.  

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Retail and Customer Service Skills (Bundle)

Register for this curriculum if you are looking for a grouping of course material to help you build retail and customer service skills. You will select from the following to create a package that fits your needs:

  • Customer Service Essentials - Learn about workplace expectations, communication skills, preparing for a career in customer service and how to have a positive attitude for workplace success. This course will empower participants to deal effectively with difficult customers and make sure customers have a good service experience.
  • Conflict Resolution Skills and Strategies - Explore helpful advice and activities on stress management and communication skills. Learn how different people deal with conflict in their lives and the 4 P's of Conflict Resolution; Preparedness, Perception, Personality and Practice.
  • Improving Your Job Skills - Learn the basic skills needed for any job and how to gather and manage the information needed on the job. Explore ways to think through problems at work and decide upon solutions. You will pick up valuable tips on working with others, sharing ideas, and reducing conflict.
  • On the Job Report Writing - Learn how to write reports for the workplace and gather the information you need so that your readers can find the information they require easily. This course will cover the steps to follow in writing a report and understanding why people write them. You will learn about information gathering, editing, and proofreading steps.
  • Assorted computer upgrading courses - Learn basic computer functions, using email in the workplace, best practices for surfing the internet or how to use Microsoft Office software.

 

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on completion of an Intake Assessment. An intake assessment will be emailed to you once your registration is processed.

Self Exploration: Examining My Online Identity and Digital Media Use

Learners should have a basic familiarity with computers before taking this five module course. In this course, you will learn about your online identity, discuss how to protect your online identity with secure passwords, look at the uses of digital devices and media in your life and talk about evaluating online information.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Self Exploration: How I Communicate in Different Places

Learners should have a basic familiarity with computers before taking this five module course. In this course, you will be thinking and talking about how you communicate in different places. At the end of this course you should be able to: understand how different generations communicate, understand key factors in effective communication, feel more comfortable communicating in a group setting, begin to understand how to improve communication skills and identify your current skills and the skills that you need to work on.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Self Exploration: My Dream Career

Learners should have a basic familiarity with computers before taking this five module course. In this course, you will be thinking and talking about dream careers. At the end of this course you should be able to: think about what your dream career is, consider what some of your barriers might be and research your dream career.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Self Exploration: My Role Models

Learners should have a basic familiarity with computers before taking this five module course. In this course, you will be thinking and talking about role models. At the end of this course you should be able to: talk about the qualities of a good role model, explore the qualities you have that would make you a good role model, explore the qualities that you can work on to be a good role model.

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Social Media and Your Job Search

If you're an experienced job searcher, you may know everything you could possibly know about resumes, cover letters, interviews and the best websites for job postings. You might not be as familiar with the latest tools that can enhance your job search -  Social Media.

Social media is certainly a well-known part of many people's personal lives, but it also is becoming a powerful job search medium.

Course Objectives:

  • Understand the importance of Social Media in the Job Search
  • Learn how LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter can work for you in the search for employment
  • Experience using these popular social media tools to become more familiar with their functionality

 

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process. Learners should have a basic

Spelling Made Simple 1 (Live Class)

This beginner course gets you ready to spell.  We will review the alphabet and talk about consonants, double consonants, syllables, short vowel sounds, and short vowel spelling patterns. Learn the 1+1+1 spelling rule.  You will also start a spelling journal.

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A3, B1.2, B2.1, D.1-D.2

Spelling Made Simple 2 (Live Class)

This beginner course gives you more spelling basics. Learn about long vowel sounds, long vowel spelling patterns, the silent “e” at the end of a word and about vowel blends like EE, EA, AI, OA, OO. Learn about different ways to spell the “K” sound and ways to spell words ending in “C” and “Y” and “O”. Build your vocabulary by learning more about word families. 

OALCF Levels: A1.1, B1.2, B2.1, D.1-D.2

Steps to Success

Some learn best by watching or reading, some by listening, and others by trying things on their own.  Our favourite way to learn is called our preferred learning style and knowing your style can help you learn better. This course will help you identify your learning style, and will provide strategies to use that take advantage of your preference.  You will learn how to use memory strategies like mnemonic phrases or images.  Online learning is very different from classroom learning.  This course helps to identify learning challenges and obstacles and how to cope when faced with a challenge.   The goal of this course is to help you explore strategies for managing time, reaching out for help, setting goals and monitoring your learning.  

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.
 

Understanding and Using Math

Register for this curriculum if you want to work independently to improve your understanding of one or more of the following math topics:

  • Addition & Subtraction
  • Multiplication & Division
  • Fractions, Decimals, Percentages and Ratios
  • Decimals
  • Measurement
  • Geometry
  • Algebra
  • Data Skills

 

*NOTE – All curriculum is levelled and is assigned based on the results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Understanding Your Learning Styles

We all learn in different ways and understanding our own strengths helps us succeed. This course helps students understand their own personal learning styles. Students will investigate visual, auditory, and kinaesthetic ways of learning and they will develop ways to use their own preferred learning style more effectively.

In this course you will learn how to:

  • Recognize different learning styles
  • Discover your own preferred learning style
  • Develop tips for studying, remembering, and learning

 

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.

Using Email in the Workplace (Live Class)

Take your basic e-mail skills to the next level! This class teaches about e-mail accounts and their basic features. You will learn how to create effective e-mails and begin to understand how others interpret your messages. Discover how you can maximize your time when using e-mail and learn the "dos" and "don'ts" of using e-mail in the workplace.

OALCF Levels: A1.1, A2.1, A3, B1.2, B2.1-B2.2, B3.1-B3.2, D.1-D.2

Voting in the Federal Election (Live Class)

Voting is one of the greatest rights and responsibilities of an adult living in a democratic country. But, it can also be a bit confusing. If you'd like to improve your civic literacy and learn how to vote in the October 21 federal election, join us for our live class! Learn what to expect at the polling station, where to find information about your candidate when you're making your decision and why it's so important to exercise your democratic right to vote. 

OALCF Levels: A1.1-A1.2, A3, B1.2, D.1

 

Workplace Communication (Live Class)

Communicating at work is challenging.  Everyone has different personalities and ways of expressing themselves.  If you want to succeed at work, you need to communicate and listen well. Take this class to learn how to improve your listening skills, how to handle difficult people at work, how your body language affect others and how communication styles and rules change in our digital world. 

OALCF Levels: A1.1-2, A2.1-2, A3, B1.1-2, D.1, F

Workplace Expectations (Live Class)

Are you looking for work or starting a new job? Are you nervous about making a good impression? You are not alone! The workplace can be confusing with so many rules to follow.  Take this class to learn what employers expect from you. You will learn how to prepare for your first day and get tips to use when faced with a challenge. We will explain the skills employers look for and talk about your rights as an employee when it comes to your pay, breaks and safety.   

OALCF Levels: A1.1-2, A2.1-2, A3, B1.1-2, D.1-D.2, F

Writing an Essay

College Prep, High School Credit / PLAR Prep and Reading & Writing

Description: This course introduces learners to essay writing. Learners will identify parts of a 5 paragraph essay read writing prompts and learn how to answer them use strategies like brainstorming and organizing to plan their essay draft their own thesis statement as well as introduction, body and concluding paragraphs revise and edit their essay draft.

 

Writing in the Workplace

In these courses, learners are introduced to the idea of business writing, and how this style differs from academic and personal writing.  Learners will identify the purpose and audience of a business message and learn strategies for creating memos, emails, letters and reports as well as social media and blog posts.

 

Writing Strategies

This curriculum will help you improve your grammar, spelling, punctuation, sentence structure and vocabulary, as well as your paragraph and essay writing skills. 

*NOTE – Learner Eligibility/Suitability for this course will be determined based on results of an intake assessment completed during the registration process.