Northumberland County

Northumberland County is situated on the north shore of Lake Ontario, in Central Ontario. It is located east of Durham and west of Hastings County. 

For more information, download the Northumberland Community Service Plan 2020-2021 (updated in February 2020) or visit the Statistics Canada Census Profile.

Service providers in Northumberland:

Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board

Graduation May be Closer Than You ThinkServices Available:

  • Math and English Adult basic literacy classes.
  • Skill Assessment and training plans
  • Individual programs
  • Group activities to develop problem solving and employability skills
  • Multi level adult classes
  • Preparation for high school credit program
  • PLAR (Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition) preparation computer literacy

Location and Contact Information:

Cobourg: Adult Training Network, Literacy & Basic Skills and Credit Readiness Program

       CIS Cobourg, LBS Room
       780 Darcy St., Cobourg, ON

Phone: 905-372-1697 ext. 33

Class Schedule: Face-to-Face Classes
Monday – Thursday 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Friday 9 am – 12 pm
Computer Basics: by appointment

Campbellford: Adult Training Network, Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) Program

Campbellford High School, LBS Room
119 Ranney Street North, Campbellford, ON
Phone: 705-653-3060 ext. 278

Class Schedule:
Face – to – Face Classes
Tuesday – Thursday 9:00 am – 2:30 pm


Hub Location:

Brighton (by appointment)
11 Main Street
Phone: 905-372-1697 ext. 33


Fleming College – Cobourg Campus 

Fleming College Lakeshore Building Entrance

Fleming College Cobourg

Join the Academic Upgrading program and prepare for college, apprenticeship training, or work. We’ll work with you to help you reach your goals.

Services Available:

  • Academic Upgrading Program for adult learners, 19 years of age and up.
  • Curriculum from pre-high school to college entrance levels, focusing on math, English and computer skills (electives include biology, chemistry and strategies for college and work).

Program Features:

  • Year-round, continuous intake
  • Self-paced learning
  • Students participate in assessment, goal setting and learner plan development
  • Instruction is individualized, with teacher-supported instruction in small classes
  • Learning resources are geared to adult learners

Students may earn their ACE (Academic and Career Entrance) Certificate, a credential equivalent to the OSSD (Grade 12), or work to obtain only the prerequisite courses they need for college or apprenticeship training.

Value-added Supports:

  • Program is free to students (an Employment Ontario program)
  • Student advising
  • Accommodations and assistive devices for special needs
  • Flexible timetables with both day and evening classes
  • Program is free to students (an Employment Ontario program)
  • Childcare and transportation subsidies available for eligible students

Program prepares students to succeed at college study, apprenticeship training, writing the GED (General Education Development High School Equivalency), or obtaining employment.

For more information download the Academic Upgrading handout.

For more information watch the Academic Upgrading Program – Video

Location and Contact Information:

Cobourg Campus, Academic Upgrading
Fleming Building
1005 Elgin Street West, Suite 300
Cobourg ON K9A 5J4

Phone: (905) 372-6865 ext. 5226

Summer Hours:
Tuesday: classes from 9 am – noon, 12:30-2:30 pm to 6-8 pm
Wednesday: classes from 9 am – noon, 12:30-2:30 pm to 5:30-8:30 pm
Thursday: from 9 am – noon, 12:30-2:30 pm to 6-8 pm

This schedule is valid until September 4th when we will change over to our regular Fall schedule.

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Contact North – Northumberland

Contact North is Ontario’s Distance Education & Training Network serving Northumberland and Peterborough.

Location and Contact:

Contact North – Northumberland Durham
600 William Street, Room 160A
Cobourg, ON
K9A 3A5

Contact: Wendy Somerville, Online Learning Recruitment Officer

Email: Telephone : 1-855-361-1421
Fax: 905-372-4313 |