Education and Training

Adult Learning and Literacy

It’s Never Too Late to Return to Learning

There are many reasons for returning to learning. Maybe your goal is to:

  • Get help with everyday reading and math skills
  • Get your high school diploma
  • Complete high school credits to prepare for college or university
  • Get a job

Whatever your reasons for returning to learning, you may find the help you need at one of the many adult literacy programs or adult learning centres found in Manitoba.

Directory of Adult Learning Centres and Adult Literacy Programs

Adult Literacy programs will help to improve your skills in:

  • Reading                                        Speaking and Listening
  • Writing                                           Using Numbers
  • Using Documents

You choose what skills you would like to improve. You start at a level that is best for you.

The Department of Advanced Education and Literacy can award you a Certificate in Literacy and Learning after you successfully complete a Record of Achievement Manual in Stages 1, 2, or 3 in literacy.

Participation in Adult Literacy Programs is free.

At an Adult Learning Centre you can:

  • Complete a Mature Student High School Diploma designed for adult learners
  • Earn individual high school credits
  • Receive up to 2 high school credits for a completed Record of Achievement Stage 3 manual in literacy
  • Prove your prior learning and use it to gain high school credits.
  • Take courses to complete your high school diploma tuition free

If you want to upgrade, but already have a diploma, you can take up to four courses before a fee will be charged.

Certified Adult Learning & Literacy Centres brochure (PDF) Français (PDF)

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