Education and Training

LOCAL OR REGIONAL LEVEL INFORMATION

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ACCESS CENTREThe Access Centre offers assistance offered to internationally-trained professionals with evaluation of international credentials and access to professional licensure in regulated professions.
CENTRE FOR LIFELONG LEARNINGThe Centre For Lifelong Learning is operated by the London District Catholic School Board, and offers credit courses, language training, and literacy and basic skills.
COLLÈGE BORÈALGrade 12 equivalency program offered in French, free to those who qualify. Also offers employability, upgrading, and skills training programs in addition to post-secondary training programs and courses.
FANSHAWE COLLEGEThe "Admissions" page includes links to the application process, programs and course offerings, and other student services.
LAMBTON COLLEGEPrograms, Admissions, Services, and more.
LEARNING FOR LIFE TOOLThe Learning for Life Tool is a free, online, searchable, decision-tree based catalogue of adult education opportunities in Elgin County, Middlesex County, and Oxford County.
MTCU PRIVATE COLLEGE SEARCHThe Service Ontario Private Career College Search Service allows users to search by program area, college name and/or city name.
THE APPRENTICESHIP NETWORKTAN provides and promotes apprenticeship information to employers, youth, and job seekers in Elgin, Middlesex, and Oxford.
TVDSB ADULT & CONTINUING EDUCATIONThe School of Adult, Alternative & Continuing Education provides various programs for both adult and adolescent students across the Thames Valley District School Board. (Use menu on the left panel.)
WESTERN UNIVERSITYThe "Welcome to Western" page includes links to programs, admissions, and other information for prospective students.

PROVINCIAL OR NATIONAL LEVEL INFORMATION

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CANADIAN INFORMATION CENTRE FOR INTERNATIONAL CREDENTIALSFind information to study or work in Canada or outside Canada.
CANLEARNInformation and tools designed to help students save, plan and pay for post-secondary education.
eINFO GUIDE TO ONTARIO UNIVERSITIESThis Guide is produced by the Standing Committee on Secondary School Liaison (SCSSL) of the Ontario University Registrars’ Association (OURA), with the collaboration of the Council of Ontario Universities (COU) and the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC). It is distributed every September.
Site users can search or browse by program, and use a search tool to find scholarships.
MINISTRY OF EDUCATION POST SECONDARY OPPORTUNTIES DATABASEThis Ministry of Education site allows users to search for colleges, universities, private career colleges, online learning, Aboriginal postsecondary institutions and French language institutions in Ontario.
ONTARIO COLLEGES APPLICATION SERVICESite users can compare programs at Ontario's 28 public colleges. They can "plan", "apply", and "confirm" program choices.
SECOND CAREER PROGRAMSecond Career provides laid-off workers with skills training to help them find jobs in high-demand occupations, and offers them financial support while in training.

OTHER SOURCES OF INFORMATION

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ONTARIO QUALIFICATIONS FRAMEWORK"The Ontario Qualifications Framework (OQF) includes all non-religious postsecondary certificate, diploma and degree programs offered under the auspices of the Province of Ontario, including apprenticeship certificates, the qualifications awarded by private career colleges, the qualifications awarded by public colleges, and degrees offered by public universities and institutions authorized to award degrees by a consent of the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities of Ontario." The OQF will be phased in over a period of time in the private career college sector.