Hastings County Programs & Services

Training and skills development providers in Hastings include:

Programs are designed for individuals 19 years of age and up.  All programs are free and confidential. Programs are available for people with a goal of an apprenticeship, employment, secondary school, post-secondary school or independence. Subsidies are available for eligible students who need support in overcoming barriers to learning.  This may include technology, childcare and transportation.  

Summary available to download: Hastings LBS Programs

Community Learning Alternatives (CLA)

Community Learning Alternatives logo

Community Learning Alternatives (CLA) offers upgrading for individuals over 19 who are seeking employment, further education or apprenticeships.

Learners develop plans, set goals, discover strengths and improve their skills, with support of the staff at CLA.  Learners achieve success on their own path. 

Students develop academic skills, employment skills, digital skills, essential skills, budgeting and financial literacy.

To learn more visit: https://learnwithcla.ca

Location and Contact Information:

Belleville Location
(Head Office and Mailing Address)
32 Bridge St. East
Belleville, ON K8N 5V7
(613) 962-9615

Madoc Location
151 St. Lawrence St. East
Madoc, ON
(613) 473-4024

Trenton Location
46 Dundas St. West
Trenton, ON
(613) 394-3740

Career and College Prep

Loyalist College

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The Career and College Prep program helps people prepare for a better job, an apprenticeship or for further studies at college.  Wherever you want to get in life – a better job, a college education, an apprenticeship – we can help you get there. In just months you will be moving forward on your journey. And it’s free.

Programs provide support in English and math skills and credits, computer skills, employment qualifications, as well as a Grade 12 equivalency needed to apply for an apprenticeship or college entrance.  High school graduates can also upgrade or refresh their knowledge and skills.

To learn more visit: https://www.loyalistcollege.com/programs-and-courses/full-time-programs/career-and-college-prep/

Location and Contact Information:

Belleville Location: Loyalist College
376 Wallbridge-Loyalist
Belleville, ON K8N 5B9
613-969-1913 ext. 2450

Bancroft Location: Loyalist College Of Applied Arts & Technology
195 Hastings Street North
Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0
613-332-1743 ext. 4227

Funding provided by:

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Employment Ontario logo
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