City Adult Learning Centre
1 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON
The City Adult Learning Centre (CALC) offers a variety of credit courses for adult students wishing to complete their Ontario Secondary School Diploma, prepare for college or university, or gain job related training. We provide quality education -- tuition free!
Through assessment of prior education and current skills, and discussion of career goals, an educational plan is prepared which meets the individual student's needs.
Our school is conveniently located at 1 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, on the southwest corner of Broadview and Danforth (Broadview subway station).
Ed-Vance – CALC Secondary (18-20 year-old program)
Ed-Vance is an accelerated credit program for students age 18-20 who are returning to complete their Ontario School Secondary Diplomas. Students take three two-hour classes per day over a nine week quadmester and can earn up to twelve credits in an academic year. Many students continue their studies at college or university.
CanEx Co-op is a program designed to assist foreign trained professionals gain valuable experience in the Canadian workplace, assist them in developing language proficiency and help them master the job hunting skills so necessary in the current economic environment, all while gaining secondary school credits. In CanEx, students spend a minimum of three weeks in a classroom setting fine tuning their resumes and interview skills, learning about the Canadian workplace and searching for placements relevant to their field. Read more about CanEx Co-op
Personal Support Worker Program
This program enables students to earn a Personal Support Worker Certificate, acquire the skills and knowledge to work as a personal support worker, gain practical experience in a health care environment, and earn nine credits towards Ontario Secondary School Diploma. It is a full-time, eight hundred and ten hours, twenty-seven week program. Read more about Personal Support Worker Program
Practical Nursing Program
This program was developed in collaboration with the School of Nursing at George Brown College. CALC offers Semester 1 of the program and qualifying students continue at George Brown College for Semesters 2, 3 and 4. Students in this program are simultaneously qualifying for admission to Semester 2 at George Brown College and earning secondary school credits. Read more about Practical Nursing Program
Police Foundations Program
CALC Secondary students have the opportunity to earn college credits towards a Police Foundations diploma while completing their OSSD. Read more about Police Foundations Program
Ed-Vance Online Co-op
Ed-Vance Co-op is also part of the Ed-Vance program. Students can earn up to six credits in one semester while working full-time. Course work is done online, allowing for minimal disruptions to work schedules. Read more about Ed-Vance Online Co-op