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Continuing Education

Cornerstone Targeted Training Programs

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Short-term, targeted training for learners wanting to gain specific skills for employment or increased independence.

  • Must be 19 or older to participate
  • Gain practical skills that can be applied immediately
  • Hone interpersonal skills in a small-group setting
  • Build confidence in your skills and abilities
  • Programs run part-time typically for 2-3 weeks

Courses Offered

Courses are FREE and open to individuals who meet the usual LBS requirements:

Course Delivery Format

  • Session dates and times vary.
  • Sessions are offered in person and online, based on demand.


Continuing Education Hill Park Learning Centre
465 East 16th Street, Hamilton ON

To Register

Please contact Trevor at the the Hill Park Learning Centre for more details:
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 905-561-2190 ext. 4791


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.


Food Handler Training and Certification

  • Provides the basic knowledge to identify risk factors associated with foodborne illness and the skills necessary to handle food in a safe manner.
  • Prepares participants to work in a variety of food-related settings, including work and home.
  • Participants have the option to sit the Food Handlers exam (free with course participation) to earn a Food Handler Certificate, an asset to employers and needed in many workplaces.
  • ELL learners must have Canadian Language Benchmark (or equivalent) of at least 5 in reading, writing, speaking and listening.


G1 Driver’s License Test Preparation

  • Provides the practical knowledge to identify traffic signs, rules of the road, and safe driving practices required to successfully write the Ontario Class G1 drivers license test.
  • Participants must be 19yrs + or be out of school.
  • ELL learners must have Canadian Language Benchmark (or equivalent) of at least 5 in speaking and listening.
  • Note: This is not a driver’s education course. There is no in-car training.


Job Ready/Life Ready Soft Skills Training

  • Develop skills that will make you a better employee, coworker and citizen.
  • Includes focus on skills such as: problem solving and critical thinking, team work, communication, goal setting, work ethic, professionalism, empathy, inclusivity, organization and time management, and conflict resolution.
  • ELL learners must have Canadian Language Benchmark (or equivalent) of at least 6 in reading, writing, speaking and listening.


Coming in early 2022!: Computer Basics for Work and Home

  • Build skills and confidence to improve employability or connect with family and friends.
  • Includes focus on skills such as: hardware and operating systems; getting around on a computer; file storage and management; typing; understanding Windows; introduction to Microsoft Word and Excel; Internet; email; video conferencing (such as zoom); online shopping, banking, privacy and security.
  • ELL learners require Canadian Language Benchmark of 5 in speaking, listening, reading and writing (or equivalent).
  • Get in touch to join the waitlist for this new program!
Updated on Friday, November 26, 2021.
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