Simcoe County District School Board

Site: Barrie Campus

Service: Learning Centres

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Record #: BAR0793 Last Modified: 21 Aug 2014 Last Full Update: 30 Oct 2013 Update Schedule: 30 Oct 2014
Record Owner: BAR Date Created: 14 Aug 1992 Date Deleted: N/A  
Editors Memo
Check template for Adult High School Diploma programs on Ontario Partner page of AIRS website [BARCB, 25 Nov 2013]
BARMC - Joy Douglas send us an email April 8, 2013 which said the following:" This email is so that you can update your website. The Barrie Learning Centre no longer offers a smart serve course for the public. It would be greatly appreciated if you could take our contact information off of the CONTACT website as soon as possible. Thank you in advance for your attention to this matter". Joy Douglas Barrie Learning Centre Extension 45131 I have removed mention of Smart Serve which appeared in the Sup-Description. This record is due for update soon, so we can check to make sure that this is what she meant. [BARBD, 18 Apr 2013]
Update Bar0793 and Bar2467 at the same time [BARCB, 09 Feb 2011]
Office Phone705-725-8360
Primary ContactIan Platt, Co-ordinator, Barrrie Learning Centre - Adult & Continuing Education; Email:
Alternate ContactAnna Massimiliano-Irving, Vice Principal, Adult & Continuing Education
Address NotesBayfield Mall north end side entrance
AddressBayfield Mall
320 Bayfield St, Unit 68
Barrie, ON L4M 3C1
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IntersectionHwy 400 and Bayfield St
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Description and Subjects
DescriptionUpgrading in English and Math * Ontario Secondary School Certificate (Grade 10) * Ontario Secondary School Diploma (Grade 12) * College and University prerequisites * apprenticeship prerequisites * workplace certificates * driver education * Personal Support Worker * English as a second language * Phoenix program (day school for age 18-20 year olds) * Business program * * assistance with Ministry of Education correspondence courses * The Learning Centre is operated by the Simcoe County District School Board
Sup. DescriptionADULT UPGRADING PROGRAMS - Classes in Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) to adults 19 years of age or older  
ADULT DAY SCHOOL CREDIT COURSES - Math, English, Computers, Sciences, Law, Geography, Social Sciences and more 
NIGHT SCHOOL - Math, English, Sciences and more 
SUMMER SCHOOL - Designed for students of all ages, Grade 7-11 Remedial program, 7-8 Literacy and Numeracy, full credit courses including Civics and Careers  
CORRESPONDENCE COURSES - Designed for students 18 years and older, begin anytime, Ministry of Education credit courses, complete credits at home, individual assistance by qualified teachers available  
PART-TIME AND GENERAL INTEREST COURSES - English as a Second Language (See separate record) * Driver Education * Learn to Speak Spanish and Greek (offered based on minimum enrollment)
SubjectsAcademic upgrading ; Adult education ; Distance education ; Driver education ; Language instruction ; Literacy instruction ; Secondary schools
Service Details
HoursOffice September-June Mon-Thu 9 am-9 pm, Fri 9 am-4:30 pm * Office July-August Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm * Class hours vary, call for information
DatesYear round * Summer courses July and August
Areas ServedBarrie - and surrounding area
EligibilityAdults * Simcoe County residents * 18yrs old or out of school for 1 year, exceptions may apply * Adult Upgrading Programs 19yrs and up * Phoenix Program 18-20yrs * Correspondence Students 18 yrs or older, not attending a secondary school * students attending a secondary school part-time may register with written approval from their school principal
FeesProgram - vary depending on course