This orientation guide contains a sample of the numerous resources available to help
you talk to learners about apprenticeship.
English version below.
Link to French version.
This document highlights the many ways that learning
networks and support organizations can be involved in planning within the
Employment Ontario network. It also highlights the benefits of
integrating LBS into employment service outcome models.
LiNDR has developed two resources designed to assist
counsellors and learners developing Individual Training Plans with the ultimate
goal of moving on to postsecondary college, university, and apprenticeship
The Flowchart provides a concise summary of the multiple
routes an adult learner can follow to reach a postsecondary destination. It
focuses primarily on the pathways which lead directly to postsecondary
programming: Ontario Secondary School Credit programming, Academic and Career
Entrance (ACE) programming, General Educational Development (GED) testing and
the Mature Student Status application process. The Flowchart is available in
both poster and letter size formats.
The Companion Guide provides more information about these
four routes. It identifies important factors to be considered when deciding
which learning track to take and answers many questions learners and
counsellors might have. These factors include the advantages and disadvantages
of each option, the intake criteria, delivery options, and time required. The
Guide outlines the college and university application processes through the
Ontario College Application Service (OCAS) and the Ontario Universities’
Application Centre (OUAC). The Guide also includes links to websites providing more
information. The objective of this project was to ensure all the information is
gathered together in one place to facilitate the counselling and
This pamphlet is intended to help anyone who may be thinking
of referring a client to one of Ottawa’s Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS)
programs or to an ACE (Academic and Career Entrance) program.
Young at Heart – Working Together to Increase the Skills of
Ontario’s Youth (2017)