UPGRADING

Adult Learning Programs

Funded through the Nova Scotia School of Adult Learning (NSSAL), the Yarmouth County Learning Network offers individual tutoring and ALP Levels 1-2 programs FREE of charge to all interested adult learners. Learners can enter into programs of study at any time throughout the school year and work at their own pace. We offer small class sizes and/or individual instruction. All adult learners are assessed to determine placement in the program that is right for them. All levels class instructors are qualified instructors who follow course material and outcomes prescribed by the Nova Scotia School of Adult Learning (NSSAL). To enroll in a learning program, contact us today!

Completion of ALP Levels 1 – 2 through the Yarmouth Learning Network and /or achievement of Levels 3 & 4 through the Nova Scotia Community College earns a Nova Scotia High School Diploma for Adults.

Level One

This classroom program runs Monday to Friday 8:30 to 3:30 pm and is an introductory level course that concentrates on helping adult learners gain basic reading, writing and math skills.

Level Two

This classroom program runs Monday to Friday 8:30 to 3:30 pm. This intermediate course introduces adult learners to intermediate communication skills, social studies, science, human relations, workplace preparation, and computer skills. As well, the program continues to build math and language arts skills.

GED Preparatory Program

The GED is recognized throughout Canada and the United States. GED testing is for adults who left high school without a diploma. Adult learners who pass the GED earn a Nova Scotia High School Equivalency Certificate. The YCLN is pleased to provide GED prep courses, support, and testing assistance. GED prep classes are available in both during the day (9am - 3pm, Mon- Fri) and evening (6pm-9pm, Mon- Thurs) . The GED prep program is flexible and participants can start working towards their high school diploma at any time during the year.

For more information on upgrading or starting a program, please contact Juanita Bruneau at (902) 742-8151 or contact us requesting additional information or a meeting time. Don’t wait another day!