There are programs available if you want to continue your education or training in Durham Region.

Continuing education

You can take courses to improve your skills and knowledge. These range anywhere from literacy and basic skills to getting your high school diploma.

Durham Region school boards offer continuing education classes. These courses count toward your Ontario High School Diploma. Courses are offered during the day, at night and online.

You can register for:

Contact the guidance department for more information.

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR)

If you have not completed Grade 10 or its equivalent, you may need to go through the Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) process. You can do this at Durham College.

Colleges and universities

You can take post-secondary courses at a local college or university.

Check to see if you are eligible for grants or student loans.

Bridging programs

Bridging programs assess if your previous education and training are recognized here. You will need to know this before starting work in Canada.

Job training

There are also apprenticeships available and on-the-job training.

You may need to join a professional or trade association. This will depend on your field of work.

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