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Our college preparation program and work preparation studies at the George Brown College School of Work and College Preparation will assist you in getting the education you need or the job you’re looking for.

 

The George Brown College School of Work and College Preparation offers:

  • Skills upgrading in English, math or science for the pursuit of education or work in English and in ASL
  • “Pre” programs – two-semester certificate programs in Business, Health Sciences, Community Services and Hospitality Services 
  • Programs for people who have experienced mental health issues and/or addictions histories to prepare them for work re-entry or further education
  • Programming that assists high school graduates who have faced academic challenges to upgrade their workplace entry skills.

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Academic Upgrading for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Adults (A738) 2015 - 2016 Certificate Full Time

The Academic Upgrading for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Adults program is the only college program of its kind in Toronto, with all courses taught in American Sign Language (ASL). The program is for those Deaf and hard-of-hearing students who want to upgrade their English, ASL, math and computer skills for success in further education, training or employment. New students can join the program each month. There is no tuition fee for this program. The program is funded by Employment Ontario through the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.

Academic Upgrading for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Adults (A738) 2014 - 2015 Certificate Full Time

George Brown College is a leader in education and educational services for deaf and hard-of-hearing people. This is the only college program of its kind in Toronto, with all courses taught in American Sign Language (ASL). The program is for those deaf and hard-of-hearing students who want to upgrade their English, math and computer literacy skills for further education and/or employment. Each course is specifically geared to the needs and interests of deaf and hard-of-hearing students.

Academic Upgrading Program (A737) 2014 - 2015 Certificate Full Time

Academic Upgrading is a free full-time day program for adults who need to improve their reading, writing, math, computer, and study skills. Upgrading prepares students for post-secondary study, further skills training, or employment. Students are placed according to assessment results and academic or employment goals in Literacy and Basic Skills Levels: Foundations, Pre-ACE, or ACE (Academic and Career Entrance). Courses in science are also offered at the ACE level. Students are provided with advising services and may be eligible for transportation allowance. The program runs year round and has a monthly intake.

Academic Upgrading Program (A737) 2015 - 2016 Certificate Full Time

Academic Upgrading is a tuition-free, full-time program for English-speaking adults who need to improve their reading, writing, math, science and computer skills. The program prepares students for post-secondary study, further skills training, apprenticeship or employment. Students have individualized learning plans based on their goals.For acceptance into the program, applicants complete a reading and writing assessment to determine their literacy levels. While in the program, students are provided with advising services and may be eligible for transportation allowance. The program runs year round and has a monthly intake.

Assistant Cook (Extended Training) (ACET) Program (A105) 2015 - 2016 Certificate Full Time

This unique program provides people who have a history of addiction and/or mental health issues wtih the opportunity to receive training and employment in the food service industry. The program is designed for students who see work as part of their recovery process. The goal of this program is to help people with barriers to training and employment take the first steps towards a job in Toronto’s food industry.

Assistant Cook (Extended Training) (ACET) Program (A105) 2014 - 2015 Certificate Full Time

This unique program provides people with addiction or mental health history who see work as part of the recovery process, the opportunity to receive training and employment in the food service industry. The goal of this program is to help people with barriers to training and employment take the first steps towards a job in Toronto’s food industry.

College Vocational Program (A101) 2014 - 2015 Certificate Full Time

The College Vocational program is an individualized, supportive program to help bridge the gap for students who have graduated from high school with workplace credits or an Ontario Secondary School Certificate and who are having difficulty finding appropriate and meaningful work. It offers extensive assessment through the use of several vocational tools. In addition, students participate in career planning, communication and life skills training, and a work experience placement.

College Vocational Program (A101) 2015 - 2016 Certificate Full Time

The College Vocational program is an individualized, supportive program to help bridge the gap for students who have graduated from high school with workplace credits or an Ontario Secondary School Certificate and who are having difficulty finding appropriate and meaningful work. It offers extensive assessment through the use of several vocational tools. In addition, students participate in career planning, communication and life skills training, and a work experience placement.

Construction Craft Worker Foundations Program (A106) 2015 - 2016 Certificate Full Time

This unique program provides people who have a history of addiction and/or mental health issues wtih the opportunity to receive training and employment in the constructon industry. The program is designed for students who see work as part of their recovery process. The goal of this program is to help people with barriers to training and employment take the first steps towards a job in Toronto’s construction industry.

Construction Craft Worker Foundations Program (A106) 2014 - 2015 Certificate Full Time

Construction Craft Worker Extended Training (CCWET) program is an employment focused program at George Brown College launched in partnership with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). The goal is to help people with an addiction and/or mental health history take the first steps toward a job in Toronto’s construction industry.

Hospitality Services (Pre-Hospitality) Program (H101) 2014 - 2015 Certificate Full Time

Successful completion of this program academically qualifies people for entry into programs in Hospitality & Tourism Management and the George Brown Chef School. These programs are: Hotel Management, Food and Beverage Management, Culinary Management, Chef Training, and Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure and Special Events Planning. The program is closely linked to operators of recognized hotels, restaurants and catering companies in Toronto, and includes an industry externship for qualified students.

Hospitality Services (Pre-Hospitality) Program (H101) 2015 - 2016 Certificate Full Time

Successful completion of the Hospitality Services (Pre-Hospitality) program academically qualifies people for entry into programs in Hospitality & Tourism Management and the George Brown Chef School. These programs are: Hotel Management, Food and Beverage Management, Culinary Management, Chef Training, and Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure and Special Events Planning. The program is closely linked to operators of recognized hotels, restaurants and catering companies in Toronto, and includes an industry externship for qualified students.

Pre-Business Program (A146) 2015 - 2016 Certificate Full Time

The Pre-Business program provides academic strengthening and exposure to a broad cross-section of business fields. This unique program offers a strong foundation in business, marketing and accounting, math, English and general education. On graduation, students are well-prepared to continue on to further education in the School of Business or to pursue other career plans.

Pre-Business Program (A146) 2014 - 2015 Certificate Full Time

This program provides upgrading opportunities and exposure to a broad cross-section of business fields. This unique program offers a strong foundation in business, marketing and accounting, and upgrading courses in math, English and general education. On graduation, you will be well-prepared to develop your career plans, or to continue on to further education at the School of Business.

Pre-Community Services Program (A103) 2014 - 2015 Certificate Full Time

The Pre-Community Services program provides opportunities for students to develop skills for admission to a number of Community Services programs at George Brown College. Students gain an overview of the helping field, including roles and systemic issues, and a theoretical basis through courses in sociology and psychology. A strong emphasis on learning in groups encourages co-operation, teamwork and mutual support.

Pre-Community Services Program (A103) 2015 - 2016 Certificate Full Time

The Pre-Community Services program provides opportunities for students to develop skills for admission to a number of Community Services programs at George Brown College. Students gain an overview of the helping field, including roles and systemic issues, and a theoretical basis through courses in sociology and psychology. A strong emphasis on learning in groups encourages co-operation, teamwork and mutual support.

Pre-Health Science Program (A102) 2015 - 2016 Certificate Full Time

The Pre-Health Science program will prepare students to perform at a level that will assist them in gaining entry to a Health Sciences program at George Brown College, including Practical Nursing. It also gives students a basic understanding of social sciences and human relations, to help them relate to people at college in further studies and at work in health care institutions or with health care providers. Throughout this program, students study biology, chemistry and physics. Other courses include applied math, communications and computer literacy.

Pre-Health Science Program (A102) 2014 - 2015 Certificate Full Time

The Pre-Health Science program will prepare students to perform at a level that will assist them in gaining entry to a Health Sciences program at George Brown College, including Practical Nursing. It also gives students a basic understanding of social sciences and human relations, to help them relate to people at college in further studies and at work in health care institutions or with health care providers. Throughout this program, students study biology, chemistry and physics. Other courses include applied math, communications and computer literacy.

Transitions to Post-Secondary Education Program (A107) 2014 - 2015 Certificate Full Time

Transitions to Post-Secondary Education is a supported education, three semester program for individuals who are facing challenges with mental health and /or addictions issues. The program provides students with the opportunity to assess new pathways to academic and employment success.

 

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