Doorways | Academic Upgrading

This free adult upgrading program, located in Burlington, helps you prepare for:

  • Employment
  • Apprenticeship
  • GED, mature student’s test, or other exams
  • Credits (Ontario Secondary School Diploma)

In a comfortable, one-to-one or group setting improve your skills in:

  • Math
  • Writing
  • Study skills and test-taking
  • Financial literacy
  • E-learning
  • Goal Setting

Staff in the Doorways program provide:

  • A casual learning environment where you work at your own pace towards goals that you set Daytime classes
  • Free academic assessment
  • An opportunity to build your confidence
  • Information and referral services

Doorways schedule:

The program takes place at our Burlington Employment Resource Centre, 3350 South Service Road. For Academic Upgrading information or to set up an appointment, please call 905-333-3349  x 110 or email

To ensure you are connected with the Employment Ontario Service Provider nearest to you, please fill out the form at the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development website below. Once the form has been filled out, an Employment Ontario Service Provider will connect with you in order to arrange next steps. In order to work with our services, please select 'Centre for Skills Development' as your chosen provider.  Click here to fill out the form: Request a Service Provider AppointmentShape 

Funded by:

This Employment Ontario program is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario.