Simcoe County District School Board - Learning Centres

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Record #: BAR0793 Last Modified: 30 Mar 2015 Last Full Update: 27 Jan 2015
Memos and Bulletins
Public CommentsSmart Serve is only offered every two years * it will not be offered in 2016
Contact Information
Office Phone705-725-8360
Primary ContactMarion Dixon, Co-ordinator, Barrrie Learning Centre - Adult & Continuing Education; Email:
Alternate ContactAnna Massimiliano-Irving, Vice Principal, Adult & Continuing Education
Site Information
Site LocationBayfield Mall north end side entrance
Located In CommunityBarrie
Address & Map
Bayfield Mall
320 Bayfield St, Unit 68
Barrie, ON L4M 3C1
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IntersectionHwy 400 and Bayfield St
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Description and Service Details
Description (Service)Upgrading 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) * assistance with Ministry of Education correspondence courses * operated by the Simcoe County District School Board 
ADULT 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)
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
Agency and Service Names
Alternate NameAdult Education Centre ; Adult High School Diploma Program ; Adult Learning Centre ; Barrie Learning Centre ; Smart Serve ; Smartserve
Agency Information
Parent Agency NameSimcoe County District School Board
Legal Status(50) Non Profit
FundingRegional / Municipal - Simcoe Country District School Board
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesAdult Basic Education ; Adult High School Diploma Programs ; Alcohol Regulation ; Apprenticeship Preparation ; Distance Education ; Driver Training ; Language Instruction ; Summer School Programs