Workforce Literacy and Essential Skills

Workforce and Essential Skills

Do you want to upgrade your skills in preparation for work, training or further education?  Do you want to develop foundation skills for GED?  No matter the reason for walking through our doors, this program will bring you a step closer to your goal. 

Program Details:

  • Upgrade your reading, document use, writing, and math skills. 
  • Develop your digital literacy including computer skills. 
  • Build your confidence by working in a team carrying out job-related tasks such as working in a snack shop or preparing a lunch.


You will be given initial and ongoing assessments using PTP’s Communications and Math Employment Readiness Assessment (CAMERA) so you will know your strengths and where you need to focus your attention

  • Ongoing assessments will help measure your progress
  • Continuous intake: Start any Monday
  • Transportation support is available if you qualify


Who is Eligible?

Ontario residents, 19 years and older with a Grade 12 education OR LESS

Program Duration

Full-time, flexible, depending on your needs and goals.

How to Enroll
Please call PTP for more information, or to set up an appointment.

East Centre: (416) 510-3266

Ask for Avis Henry, or email her at 

Or Simone Morrison, email her at


West Centre: (416) 239-7309

Patricia Kowalska, email her at

Or Anne Marie Williams, email her at


This Employment Ontario program is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario and through the Canada-Ontario Job Fund Agreement.